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Bridges Of Hope: Celebrating the Domestic Social Action of  British Muslim Charities
June 30, 2022June 30, 2022
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Bridges Of Hope: Celebrating the Domestic Social Action of British Muslim Charities

Muslim social action organisations play a key role in British society with an impressive track record of supporting their local communities, but such amazing work across the UK may not make it to mainstream media outlets. The following report demonstrates the important role British Muslim social action organisations play in society, their diversity in terms...

The Forum Summer 2022 edition is out!
June 21, 2022June 21, 2022
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The Forum Summer 2022 edition is out!

We are delighted to announce the launch of our fourth edition for Summer 2022 of “The Forum”, a unique publication highlighting the activity of the Muslim charity sector. We were blessed this year, as in previous years, with a group of expert contributors who provided key insights from their work and research on the theme...

Chair of Board of Trustees Vacancy
May 26, 2022May 26, 2022
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Chair of Board of Trustees Vacancy

Are you passionate about the power and potential of British Muslim charities? Do you have a background in strategy and governance? As we celebrate 15 years of MCF, now could be the time of you to join us on the next steps of our journey. The Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) is seeking an independent Chair...

#BeSmart: Checking for charity registered status: why does it matter?
April 6, 2022April 7, 2022
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#BeSmart: Checking for charity registered status: why does it matter?

Making the decision to donate to charity, no matter how large or small your donation, is a commendable action. But with so many needy causes both within the UK and abroad, how do you decide? How do you tell a legitimate charity from one that isn’t? What happens to your money once you have given...

Give Smart Give Safe guide – download now
March 31, 2022April 1, 2022
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Give Smart Give Safe guide – download now

Get your copy of our practical guide for Muslim donors ‘Give Smart Give Safe’. Available to you this Ramadan and all year round, this guide can help you understand why putting in the effort to research, plan and manage your donations can lead to ihsaan (excellence) in your charitable giving of Zakat and Sadaqah. ‘Verily,...

MCF Statement on Ukraine Crisis – 26th Feb 2022.
February 26, 2022February 26, 2022
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MCF Statement on Ukraine Crisis – 26th Feb 2022.

Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) is deeply concerned about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Ukraine and the challenges that the people of Ukraine are now facing due to the unfolding conflict and escalating violence.  As it is for many people trapped in areas of political dispute, the impact of war and destruction is already claiming innocent...

Ensuring Ethical Excellence: a practical guide
February 3, 2022February 15, 2022
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Ensuring Ethical Excellence: a practical guide

The MCF ‘Ensuring Ethical Excellence’ guide contains guidance and advice on how you can ensure your fundraising, marketing and practice is performing in the most ethical manner, in line with the latest concerns, trends and data.  Get your free copy today to find out more about how your charity can integrate ethical practice into all your workstreams....

#COP26: Embracing sustainable aid as a priority.
November 5, 2021November 5, 2021
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#COP26: Embracing sustainable aid as a priority.

Raising climate awareness in humanitarian development. With COP26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, taking place in Glasgow this November, understanding how to prioritise climate change into your humanitarian work, can seem like a daunting task. From large international charities working across multiple countries, to smaller grassroots NGOs, even if your organisation does not...

Proactive Safeguarding statement
July 18, 2021July 18, 2021
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Proactive Safeguarding statement

The purpose of charitable organisations is to alleviate the suffering of the world’s most vulnerable, and to give communities a fairer and more equal chance at life. At the forefront of this work, it is our duty to protect and safeguard those we serve at every stage of our involvement. At MCF, we prioritise and...

Are British Muslim charities failing on domestic causes?
June 18, 2018May 22, 2019
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Are British Muslim charities failing on domestic causes?

Fadi Itani, chief executive of the Muslim Charities Forum, takes a look at the debate of whether Muslim charities should be focusing their attention on domestic causes. Following the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a time when Muslims become more generous than the rest of the year, it will be useful to shed...

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