عنوان مقاله [English]
This study emphasises on cultural aspects of social capital, considering nature of the "Martyr Foundation" and its target community. This research seeks to identify the grounded factors associated with the development of social capital of the foundation by adopting a qualitative approach based on an interpretative paradigm. The intermediate data is collected from 15 interviews with various informative groups,by referring to them and giving them the needed assurance. These groups are included of faculty members of universities,senior managers of the foundation,people with a history of effective cooperation with the foundation or war veterans or one who has effective connection with them. The informants of the study are chosen by deliberate and snowball method in non probable judgmental sampling. By thematic analyzing of the field data, 5 main themes and 48 sub themes were identified. Main themes are "cultural and social context", "communication environment of the foundation" , "the target community features", "participation of the veterans" and " identity and dignity of the veterans."