Who We Are?

Who we are

Raindrop Foundation Central Texas is a 501(c) 3 charitable, educational, social, and cultural non-profit organization established in 2002. RFA serves throughout the Austin Metro area and organizes classes, trips, lectures, seminars, art exhibits, workshops, dinners, relief campaigns, and conferences taking up a broad category of topics all focused on informing the public about issues that are important.

Our Mission

The Raindrop Foundation aims to cultivate friendship, intercultural dialogue, promote diversity, and build bridges between people of different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. In addition, the organization strives to promote peaceful coexistence, mutual respect, and understanding by providing cultural, educational, and social programs, facilitating community engagement, and promoting charitable activities.

The Foundation also addresses its community’ social and cultural needs and helps them integrate into this multicultural society.


Our Vision

The foundation envisions a world where people respect each other’s cultures, religions, and traditions and work together to build a better future for all. It strives to achieve this vision by organizing events, seminars, and conferences that foster dialogue, promote social cohesion and community service, and build bridges between communities.

Our Values

Diversity and Inclusion: We value diversity in all its forms and aim to create an inclusive environment that celebrates different cultures, religions, and perspectives.


Community Service: The Foundation believes in the importance of giving back to the community and strives to provide volunteer opportunities and community service programs for their members and supporters.


Education: We believe that education is a powerful tool for promoting understanding and respect between different cultures and aim to provide educational programs and resources to their community.


Respect and Tolerance: We promote respect and tolerance towards different beliefs, cultures, and backgrounds, and strive to create a safe and welcoming environment for everyone.


Collaboration and Partnership: We believe in the power of collaboration and partnership and aim to work with other organizations and community groups to promote our mission and values.

Our Team

Ismail Tas/ Executive Director 

Omer Kara / Community Engagement Coordinator

Ali Cadirci / Director of Education 

Seyit Erkal / Community Programs

Board of Directors

Allanur Agarberdiyev / President

Aslinur Acarlioglu / Secretary 

Adnan Cokadar / Treasurer

Ahmet Nalcaci / Member 

Seyma Tas / Member 

Sarah White / Member

Askhat Soltanov / Member

Esra Tombul / Member

Okan Celiker / Member