Bangladesh Freedom Foundation (BFF)

Bangladesh Freedom Foundation (BFF) is an independent grant-making organization governed by a voluntary board of trustees. The Foundation was formed as a trust under Bangladesh law in September 1997 and registered with the NGO Affairs Bureau of the Government of Bangladesh in April 1998.

Bangladesh Freedom Foundation invests in programs that work towards freeing people from poverty, ignorance and oppression. The Foundation does not support any initiative or organization whose work is contrary to the principles of equality and respect for all religious, cultural and ethnic groups. It does not support any form of religious, ethnic, sectarian, racial discrimination or extremism, nor partisan political agendas.Bangladesh Freedom Foundation operates from an endowment grant provided by the Ford Foundation and welcomes collaborative grant-making with institutions that share similar goals and interests. More information .....

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Bangladesh Freedom Foundation organized its Annual Partners’ Meeting on June 07-08, 2013 at Sheik Hasina National Youth Center, Savar, Dhaka.

Along with the Chief executives of the partner organizations, all staffs of projects funded by the foundation attended the meeting. Mr. Sazzadur Rahman Chowdhury, Executive Director, BFF, delivered the welcome speech and gave a presentation regarding observations on various issues of field work and project management of the partners. 

Bangladesh Freedom Foundation (BFF) and Society for the Popularization of Science, Bangladesh organized the first ever Children Science Congress in Dhaka on 31st May and 1st June 2013 under the title ‘First Security Islami Bank-BFF Children Science Congress 2013’ at the United International University campus of Dhanmondi, Dhaka . Participants of 130 schools/colleges from different parts of the country including Dhaka city attended the event which aimed at providing opportunity for the children to pave the way for future scientists of the country. The program included science quiz, presentations of projects, posters and papers, joint congress and networking.

Bangladesh Freedom Foundation and Bengali daily’ SAMAKAL jointly organized a roundtable ‘Allocation for science education in Fiscal Budget’ at the newspaper’s office in the capital on May 18, 2013. Editor of Samakal Mr. Golam Sarwer has moderated the conference. With a brief speech by prominent scientist, Dr. Ali Asgar on the state of science education in Bangladesh the discussion session started.

Speakers of the roundtable opined that budgetary allocation should be raised for science education

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