The ASEF is a U.S. public charity, based in San Francisco, CA, meeting the requirements of Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3). US-based donations should be fully tax-deductible on your federal return.

ASEF is The American Slovenian Education Foundation that supports a broadly diverse community of highly talented, prospective students to build a community of educators and leaders of excellence, character and service.

Sponsorship levels

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Attn: Jure Leskovec
58 Pearce Mitchell Pl.
Stanford, California 94305
United States of America

Please make the check payable to American Slovenian Education Foundation (ASEF).

Cleveland 2017 gala donors

Donations to the France Rode Memorial Fund


The ASEF's impact would not be possible without the generous support of our donors and grantors. With gratitude and thanksgiving, we list the benefactors to the ASEF. These friends have helped us sustain the vision and mission since our beginning in 2014.

Thank you for your continued generosity. Your partnership helps our students, researchers, teachers and scientists to build a better society through educating Slovenians and Americans and building bridges across the two great countries.

This list is comprised of those who have made contributions or grants to advance the work of ASEF and indicates cumulative lifetime giving through June 2016.

Benefactor - up to $100,000 ($10,000 over 10 years)

Platinum donors - up to $25,000

Gold donors - up to $10,000

Silver donors - up to $5,000

Bronze donors - up to $2,500

Plaque donors - up to $1,000

Other donors