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Harnessing the power of Muslim giving

Farid Senzai 4 December 2018 For Subscribers

In the most recent issue of Alliance magazine (September 2018), guest editor Yunus Sola suggested that the value of Muslim giving was $1 trillion a year. While actual figures are hard to find, if this …


Forward-thinking is the way ahead

Curtis Kohlhaas 4 December 2018 For Subscribers

The expert insight into the current state of Muslim philanthropy, as interpreted in Tariq Cheema’s Muslim philanthropy at the crossroads (September 2018), accurately captured many of the opinions I heard at the recent Global Donors …


Infrastructure is a central challenge

Jenny Harrow and Paul Palmer 4 December 2018 For Subscribers

Muslim philanthropy, like all philanthropy occurring through foundations, trusts and donor networks, shares the critical concerns of philanthropic action worldwide. Yet as global philanthropy gains visibility, Muslim philanthropy faces unique challenges, while often facing levels …

Uncovering the impact potential of Islamic finance in Asia

Sarah Hussain and Patsian Low 15 November 2018

As the mainstream capital markets and sustainable development movement converge, the silos that represent types of funding are breaking down to meet the demand of mobilising capital for greater impact. In this context, Islamic finance …

Alliance Breakfast Club: #MuslimPhilanthropy

Amy McGoldrick 30 October 2018

Alliance magazine’s Breakfast Club was hosted by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation on a bright, yet freezing London morning. The audience was illuminated by a thought-provoking and powerful panel on Muslim philanthropy, with speakers Fozia Irfan …

Charting a common course: Muslim philanthropy Breakfast Club

1 Robin Nobel 30 October 2018

I walked into Alliance’s Breakfast Club on Muslim Philanthropy not knowing what to expect. On the one hand, I have many years of experience  funding from within the context of religious and cultural heritage – …

Muslim philanthropy at the crossroads: Aziz Foundation at Alliance magazine Breakfast Club

Aziz Foundation 27 October 2018

On Thursday October 24 our Assistant Director Shenaz Bunglawala joined Huda Jawad, SAFE Communities Coordinator and Fozia Irfan, Chief Executive of Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation for an Alliance magazine Breakfast Club discussion on Muslim Philanthropy. Hosted by Paul Hamlyn Foundation and chaired by Alliance …

Alliance Breakfast Club: Muslim philanthropy – 24 October 2018

Alliance magazine 26 September 2018

Following on from our current September 2018 issue on Muslim philanthropy, Alliance magazine’s upcoming Breakfast Club will be on Muslim philanthropy at the crossroads. Despite Muslims comprising 23 per cent of the world’s population and …

A new era for Muslim philanthropy?

Zibran Choudhury 18 September 2018

Muslim Philanthropy is vast, and it was inevitably going to be difficult to dissect such a rich topic over a three-day event. However, this year’s Global Donors Forum was a wholehearted attempt. Insights were crammed …

Global Donors Forum 2018: The future of Muslim philanthropy

Fozia Irfan 15 September 2018

As a newcomer to the world of Muslim philanthropy, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect at the Global Donors Forum, held last week in London. I admit that I may have some insider knowledge …