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#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,...

Press Statement:  Ukraine Crisis: Racial Profiling and Discrimination against civilians trying to escape the war zone is unacceptable.
March 1, 2022March 1, 2022
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Press Statement: Ukraine Crisis: Racial Profiling and Discrimination against civilians trying to escape the war zone is unacceptable.

Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) are gravely concerned by the emerging reports of racial discrimination towards displaced people seeking to leave the Ukraine due to the ongoing conflict. Over recent days, reports have been received through social media and mainstream channels, that people of Black, Arab, Asian and other minority ethnicities have been restricted and prevented...

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...

Great Big Green Week 2021
September 19, 2021September 19, 2021
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Great Big Green Week 2021

We are delighted to partner with The Climate Coalition, Muslim Council of Britain and many other partners for Great Bg Green Week 18th – 26th September. Head on over to our main campaign page for find out more from our partners about why climate change matters and what we can all do about it. From...

Win £250 or a family day out!
September 18, 2021September 19, 2021
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Win £250 or a family day out!

For Great Big Green Week 2021, we have partnered up with The Climate Coalition and would like you to get involved! You could be in with a chance to win £250 or a eco-day out for you and the whole family at a popular Muslim ‘green’ attraction. Here’s what to do: Create a video of up...

Afghanistan Refugee Response – A guide for organisations
August 26, 2021August 27, 2021
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Afghanistan Refugee Response – A guide for organisations

The recent escalating crisis in Afghanistan has left many people fleeing for safety. As of 20th August 2021, the UK has begun to welcome 5000 refugees and their families who are arriving after a long and traumatic journey. This number is expected to rise. Responding to the needs of those newly-arrived in the UK is...

IPCC Climate Change report of grave concern.
August 11, 2021August 11, 2021
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IPCC Climate Change report of grave concern.

MCF are saddened and shocked by the findings of the latest IPCC report on Climate Change. The ongoing changes in the world’s climate are of serious concern and yet are something that we could have avoided. As our human race, our desire to consume more, build more and do more has resulted in damage to...