In support of strategic philanthropy in the Arab region...

Changing the way we give.

Nurturing social responsibility and advancing public good.

Serving as a hub for philanthropic foundations in the Arab region.

Fostering dialogue and collaboration opportunities amongst our network.

Spearheading initiatives around advocacy for the region.

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Members Only: Impact Measurement and Management, with SVI and SVA

Led by Social Value International and Social Value Arabia, this exclusive workshop delves into the eight principles of social value to show how they can help you measure and manage the impact generated by your organization’s initiatives. It session will also explore how impact data can be harnessed to inform decision-making, amplify stakeholder voices, and ensure your philanthropic resources are used efficiently and effectively.



Climate + health in the MENA region 

Join our next climate action session, led by our partners Impatience Earth, to learn more about the health impacts of climate change, the potential solutions, and how philanthropy can help

Advancing Arab philanthropic partnerships and collaboratives

We have produced one of the region’s first reports mapping out opportunities for collaboration in the philanthropic ecosystem. Watch our panel for ideas, recommendations, and next steps to building stronger philanthropic partnerships. Watch the recording.

How can we best leverage the private sector in development?

We bring together a panel of experts to discuss the important role of private sector and philanthropy in sustainable development, partnerships, and collaboration. The panel discusses the various ways the private sector is stepping up to make socially responsible contributions to development, as well as the challenges of balancing philanthropic activities and corporate sustainability with the need to turn a profit. Watch the recording.


Arab Philanthropy Survey

The latest version of our survey has been updated with the aim of gathering insights and hard numbers on how Arab foundations operate, the challenges they face, and how they have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Help us build this vital resource here. 

With thanks to our Supporting Members

King Khalid Foundation

Taawon- Arab Foundations Forum Supporting Member

About Arab Foundations Forum (AFF)

The Arab Foundations Forum (AFF) is a non-profit membership-based association of philanthropic organizations, donors, funders, and other actors in the philanthropy sector-based or working in the Arab region. Our vision is for an effective and strategic philanthropic sector in the Arab region that engages with all aspects of society towards growing social responsibility and investment while advancing the public good.

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