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The second issue of MCF’s Journal, The Forum, is now available!
January 20, 2020January 20, 2020
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The second issue of MCF’s Journal, The Forum, is now available!

We are excited to announce the release of the second issue of the Muslim charity sector’s first journal. MCF’s journal, The Forum, was developed to provide a more formal space where research into our sector is encouraged and valued, and space where we can foster healthy discussions, debates and also highlight issues and topics of...

Press Release: Muslim charities respond to South Yorkshire Flooding
December 17, 2019January 9, 2020
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Press Release: Muslim charities respond to South Yorkshire Flooding

PRESS RELEASE Muslim charities respond to South Yorkshire flooding In early November, Northern England experienced widespread flooding. Over 1000 properties have been affected, and residents were evacuated from their homes. Sadly, families may need to wait at least six to twelve months to get back to normal. Many families have full or part cover insurance,...

Seven Hopes for the Next Government
November 14, 2019November 14, 2019
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Seven Hopes for the Next Government

    The Muslim Charities Forum’s seven hopes for the next government The Muslim Charities Forum, the network of British Muslim charities working for social good both here in the UK and abroad, is calling on all political parties to adopt a set of commitments ahead of the General Election. These seven pledges were devised...

Charity Commission study sparks concern regarding quality of external scrutiny of charity accounts
September 4, 2019September 4, 2019
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Charity Commission study sparks concern regarding quality of external scrutiny of charity accounts

The Charity Commission’s external scrutiny benchmark seeks to ensure a basic minimum standard of which all audits and independent examinations by charities are expected to meet – the aim of which is to ensure that account can be read with greater public confidence and trust. In late August, the Charity Commission published a new study that found that only around...

The Future Leaders Programme: Ala’s Testimonial
July 11, 2019July 24, 2019
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The Future Leaders Programme: Ala’s Testimonial

‘MCF offers an incredibly valuable learning experience through its Future Leaders Program and I highly recommend it to any prospective individuals who have a passion for the sector.’ After having graduated from SOAS with a MSc in African Politics, I was hoping to build upon my experience by looking into opportunities within the development sector. Although I have...

The Future Leader’s Programme: Layla’s Testimonial
July 11, 2019July 11, 2019
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The Future Leader’s Programme: Layla’s Testimonial

‘Interning at MCF has been a rewarding and enlightening experience as I have been being able to do many things which wouldn’t be possible at any other internship.’ Graduating from Kingston University with a first-class degree in Sociology with Criminology, I hoped to find a job where I could truly make a difference. I quickly realised that...

Launch of MCF’s Journal ‘The Forum’
July 1, 2019September 18, 2019
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Launch of MCF’s Journal ‘The Forum’

On Thursday 27th June we celebrated the launch of MCF’s first journal ‘The Forum’. The Forum is the first journal for the Muslim charitable sector, and we are so excited to be able to share the first issue with you all. The Forum aims to give an insight into the Muslim Charity sector here in...

‘Give Smart, Give Safe’ this Ramadan
May 1, 2019May 22, 2019
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‘Give Smart, Give Safe’ this Ramadan

The Muslim Charities Forum has launched a public awareness campaign, “Give Smart, Give Safe” to encourage donors to give in a smart and safe way this Ramadan, following exclusive research from MCF that more than £130 million was donated last year by British Muslims in the holy month of Ramadan alone. The Muslim Charities Forum...

Compassion vs. impact – charities must remember that both really matter
January 30, 2019May 22, 2019
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Compassion vs. impact – charities must remember that both really matter

In a discussion with the Charity Commission in January last year Prince William warned that with the number of registered charities continually rising we must try to collaborate more and ensure we do not fall into the trap of becoming territorial and solely focused on individual interests. He points out the issue of trust and how the charity...