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The Muslim Charitable Giving Survey
April 12, 2021April 12, 2021
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The Muslim Charitable Giving Survey

Tell us about your experiences of donating and volunteering We are collecting information about current volunteering and charitable giving practices by Muslims in the UK. So if you have ever donated to or volunteered with a Muslim charity, we want to hear from you! This survey has been put together to make positive changes to...

MCF statement on UK Aid Cuts
April 6, 2021April 6, 2021
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MCF statement on UK Aid Cuts

Global Britain must protect the UK Aid Budget to show its leadership role and to help deliver the Sustainable Development Goals 06 April 2021 Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) and Muslim community and charity leaders recognise the long-standing positive impact that the UK Government has in supporting communities in need around the world.  The Covid-19 pandemic...

The third issue of MCF’s Journal, The Forum, is now available!
December 24, 2020April 6, 2021
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The third issue of MCF’s Journal, The Forum, is now available!

Our third edition of ‘The Forum’ takes an overview of the Muslim charity sectors response to the pandemic. We acknowledge the support from Muslim communities during the national lockdown and invoke in challenging discussions of how the pandemic heightened inequalities across the UK. We also look at educational development for Rohingya children, the impact of...

COVID-19: Grant funding support.
October 26, 2020April 8, 2021
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COVID-19: Grant funding support.

We recognise the need, now more than ever, for charities to be able to access grant funding successfully in order to support core costs and vital project work.

COVID-19: Preparing for a Local Lockdown
August 4, 2020March 31, 2021
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COVID-19: Preparing for a Local Lockdown

Across western Europe and the US, lockdowns in smaller regions have been enforced in response to local COVID-19 outbreaks. Unfortunately, the locations of these local flare-ups share characteristics that are prevalent amongst BAME communities in the UK. Overcrowded housing, poor living conditions, poor working environments and low socio-economic levels all point towards an increased risk...

COVID-19: The Neighbours Next Door Report
July 27, 2020April 8, 2021
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COVID-19: The Neighbours Next Door Report

The Story of Muslim Organisations Responding to COVID-19 COVID-19 has created a multi-layered crisis in societies across the world. It has been having devastating effects on those infected and their loved ones, their social life, psychological wellbeing and education, as well as having a wider effect on the health care systems, and economies globally. The...

COVID-19: Preparing For The New Normal
June 17, 2020March 31, 2021
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COVID-19: Preparing For The New Normal

With the coronavirus curve beginning to flatten in the UK, the government has begun to slowly relax restrictions. Those who work in jobs that cannot be done from the home were asked, on the 11th May, to return to work by the government. It is likely that in the coming weeks more and more workplaces...

Support with Resources
June 11, 2020August 20, 2020
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Support with Resources

FareShare FareShare is the UK’s national network of charitable food redistributors, made up of 17 independent organisations. Together, they take good quality surplus food from right across the food industry and get it to almost 11,000 frontline charities and community groups. You may be able to receive support from them with food. There are two...

Support With Funding
April 27, 2020May 28, 2020
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Support With Funding

The National Emergencies Trust The National Emergencies Trust (NET) is helping charities and groups support some of society’s most vulnerable people in the UK throughout the outbreak. Support is available for charities working for a range of crisis response causes including (but not exclusive to) groups who provide: Emergency food supplies Medicine supplies PPE Mental...

COVID-19 Unmet Needs In The Community
April 22, 2020April 22, 2020
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COVID-19 Unmet Needs In The Community

Despite the best effort of the voluntary and community sector gaps occur in these unprecedented circumstances. This guide aims to highlight areas where support is urgently needed. The unmet need is drawn from several sources these include: MCF Mapping MCF Volunteers Group – tracking member activity Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership data and insights...