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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?

1 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 …

Muslim philanthropy comes of age

1 Charles Keidan 4 September 2018

Unlocking a huge untapped potential for giving There is general agreement that we don’t know as much as we’d like to know about Muslim philanthropy, a phenomenon broadly defined as giving ‘of any kind, which …

Muslim philanthropy at the crossroads

1 Tariq Cheema 4 September 2018

The successful melding of new models of giving with practices embedded in Islamic tradition has the potential to reap rewards for society on a global scale Today, there are an estimated 1.6 billion Muslims, constituting …

The untapped potential of Muslim giving

1 Yunus Sola 4 September 2018

A bold future beckons for the worldwide impact of Muslim philanthropy if the Islamic community has the determination to answer some urgent questions Almost a quarter of the world’s population are giving money, charity, alms …

The study of Muslim philanthropy

Shariq Siddiqui 4 September 2018 For Subscribers

Research into Muslim philanthropy faces entrenched hurdles but has potential to illuminate the sector Despite the increasing interest in Muslims and philanthropy in general, there has to date been a distinct lack of sustained scholarly …

Prominent figures in Muslim philanthropy

Andrew Milner 4 September 2018 For Subscribers

Alliance associate editor Andrew Milner profiles some of the world’s key Muslim philanthropists Sultan Qaboos, Oman Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman is a noted philanthropist as well as the Arab region’s longest-serving …

Philanthropy in Egypt and Turkey

Marwa El-Daly and Filiz Bikmen 4 September 2018 For Subscribers

The practice of community giving has experienced mixed fortunes amid profound national developments In 2004, the Ford Foundation funded a study to understand the relationship between philanthropy and social justice in predominantly Muslim societies, including …

Interview: HE Dr Sheikha Aisha Al-Thani

Charles Keidan 4 September 2018

HE Dr Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh bin Nasser Al-Thani is the chair and founder of Al Faleh Group which provides educational services in Qatar, through three centres, including Doha Academy. She is also a founding …