Sponsorship Oportunities

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.

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Sponsorship Levels

Honorary Donors

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 - $100,000
  • Thomas J. and Carol S. Brandi
  • Republic of Slovenia, Office of Slovenias Abroad
  • Stanford University
  • Nina Troha and Jure Leskovec
Platinum donors - $25,000
  • Atlas foundation and Ribnikar Fund
  • Santa Clara University and Santa Clara Jesuit Community
Gold donors - $10,000
  • Ronald Artac
  • Zvonko and Draga Fazarinc
  • KSKJ Life
  • Igor Benko and Jasna Jurjovec
Silver donors - $5,000
  • American Mutual Life Association
  • Fuisz Pharma LLC
  • Karl M. Ocepek
  • Mia and France Rode
  • Bojana Fazarinc and Mark Morgenthaler
Bronze donors - $2,500
  • Gary Bukovnik
  • Alex Gorjanc
  • Comcom Idrija
  • Sofitel San Francisco Bay
  • Rich and Ginny Haughney
  • Dennis J. McShane and Richard S. Gordon
  • Slovenian Progressive Home
  • Joseph A and Marjeta Novak
Plaque donors - $1,000
  • Jožef Antolin
  • Katarina Bajuk
  • Bach Consort
  • Franciscan Fathers, Lemont, IL
  • Alice Gosak Gary and Norm Gary
  • Joseph F. and Margaret Govednik
  • Alexis Hocevar
  • Jim and Connie Lyons
  • Suzana Ograjenšek
  • Frank and Joži Plut
  • Nadine Prah
  • Slowind
  • Slovenian American Times
  • Slovenian Union of America
  • Studio Siposh, David Sipoš
  • Ying and Rok Sosič
  • Jacqui and Blair Stewart
  • Margaret A. Taylor
  • Žiga Vavpotič
  • Lucky and Audrey Vidmar
  • Johnny Young
Other donors
Anonymous donors, Aubrey Ardema, Michael F. Antolin, Stane Antolin, Jernej Barbič, Andrej Drejči Bevec, Mark E. Blanchard, Ana Bračič, Dennis E. and Diane Brahney, DJ Culkar, Terrence Dragovan, Matej Drev, Lina Dmitrovič, Ivo Dodič, Anna Eshoo, Beti Franca, Emil Gaspari, Christine Gorjanc and Family, Philip and Mary Grasser, Babak Hamadani, Robert and Jerry Hopkins, John and Lisa Hutar, Rudy Ivancic, Ferdo Ivanek, Željko Ivanek, Dorothy Jerneycic, Martin Junkar, Tom and Katy Kelly, Arnold and Jean Koci, Kenneth and Teresa Koci, Demijan Klinc, Kotar Industries,Thomas and Gaither Kyhos, Sean Mahon, Tom Martin, Lisa Mammel, Anton and Martina Mavretic, Molly McDonald, Frederick Mlakar, Ana Mihelich, Petra Mitchell, National Realty Development Corporation, B. Matija Peterlin, B. Lee Peterlin, Tony Pogorelc, Andrej Košmrlj, Branko and Sylvia Pisorn, Barbara Palmer, Nevio Prosen, Gregory Sadlek, Nadja Skale, Slovene National Benefit Society, Virginia Snyder, Gojko Stare, Carole R. Poirier, Bart State and Angela Percic, Boris Music and Hansa Brewery, Peter F. Orazem and Patricia M. Cotter, Ana and Tony Pirc, John Ravnik, Mirjam S. Ravnik, M. Rihtar, Jože Rožanec, Jonathan Saginaw, Mario L. Starc and Helena M Pechaver Starc, Bojan Šavrič, Tom Srsen and Sheliga Drug, Inc., Slovenian Genealogy Society International, Inc., Slovenian Museum and Archives, Steven and Rebekah Saum Boyd, Christopher Shobar, Mary Lou Vidergar and Frank M Videgar and Lisa V Lucas, Valentin Ribic, Mary Ann Vogel, Sandra P. Wilkens, Patrick Wolfe.
Donors In Memory of dr. France Rode
Kristina Arko, Dennis E. and Diane Brahney, Victor and Annabelle Der, Educational and Dramatic Club Slovenia, Zvonko and Draga Fazarinc, Dorothy and Bradley J. Flynn, Alice Gosak Gary and Norman Gary, Anton Gosar, Diana and Andre Gremett, H.P. Retired Employees Club, Inc., John M. and Lisa A. Hutar, Rex R. Inglis, Ferdo Ivanek, Arnold J. and Jean J. Koci, Jeremiah D and Mary P Lehane, Jure Leskovec, Anastassios P. and Maya Margaronis, Mark Morgenthaler, Frank and Jozica Plut, Anthony Ravnik, Mark E. Ryavec, Robert Shaw and Maureen McLaughlin, Slovenian Progressive Home, Louis and Maria Stalcar, Donna L. Whitney, Eugenie M. Watson, Security Benefit Life Ins. Co.

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