An in-depth analysis of 2016 corporate giving and employee engagement data from the world’s largest companies, presented by CECP, in association with The Conference Board. Read the full report here.
One of the lessons of the Millennium Development Goals was that collaboration across sectors will be essential if their successors, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are to be achieved. There are already positive signs that philanthropy is rising to the challenge, prominent among them, the establishment of the SDG Philanthropy Platform and NetFWD as vehicles for philanthropic engagement with international development. How are Arab-region philanthropies faring on the SDGs?
Jun 7, 2017 | Publication
Advice to New NGOs and the Donors who will Support Them How can we create a roadmap for NGOs to develop a sustainable financial model? Why is this article useful for NGOs? We are a group of NGOs who hale from eight countries in the Middle East and who are among the...
Jul 17, 2016 | Publication
The Arab Foundations Forum (AFF), in collaboration with the John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement at the American University in Cairo (AUC), produced an online Arab Encyclopedia on Philanthropy.
“The State of Arab Philanthropy and the Case for Change” written by AFF’s CEO, Naila Farouky, takes stock of the state of the sector five years after the beginning of the “Arab Spring.”
Atallah Kuttab, founding member of Arab Foundations Forum, writes about “Return on Investment: Philanthropy in the Arab Region”
Space for civil society has been closing around the globe, with a noticeable rise in restrictive laws and pushback by state and non-state actors. In mid-June, Ariadne, the European Foundation Centre, and the International Human Rights Funders Group convened an international group of funders for a two-day workshop to develop strategies to counter this trend.
Two news items sparked debate across the Arab region recently. One reinforced Gulf stereotypes, while the other highlighted a bold out-of-the-box initiative.
Jul 23, 2015 | Publication
It started with a vision… A future with access to high-impact education programs for all Palestinians. The foundation continues to provide funds for various initiatives.
Arab Foundations Forum contributed a guest essay to this year’s CIVICUS Annual “State of Civil Society Report 2015” with a piece on the trends in Arab philanthropy. Find our essay and visit the landing page for all sections of the full report which features 27 guest essays from around the world.
The meeting, hosted by the China Foundation Centre and China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, provided some fascinating insights into the way philanthropy is developing in China…
Studies on global philanthropy indicate that cultural traditions, religious norms, political histories, and the economic strength of individual countries have profoundly shaped giving in individual countries and geographical regions…