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#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...

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...

Join us! Operations Manager
July 2, 2021August 12, 2021
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Join us! Operations Manager

Job Vacancy Are you interested in building upon or gaining experience within the wider Muslim charity sector? Do you have a strong background in administration and operations? If so, we would be delighted to hear from you! Come and join the MCF family and apply now for the role of Operations Manager, based within our...

Stronger together? Charity partnership working as a way forward.
June 17, 2021June 17, 2021
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Stronger together? Charity partnership working as a way forward.

As we move into a post-Covid world, safeguarding small charities and grassroots organisations is essential. Throughout the pandemic, these organisations have served as a lifeline to many vulnerable communities affected by Covid19. In reflection for Small Charity Week 2021, MCF’s CEO, Fadi Itani, discusses partnership working as a possible option to help small charities become...

MCF works and CEO recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List
June 12, 2021June 12, 2021
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MCF works and CEO recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

We are delighted to announce that our CEO Fadi Itani has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List published on Friday 11th June 2021. Fadi received the OBE for his services to Charity and Interfaith Relations during COVID-19.  “Alhamdulillah, I am so pleased to have got recognition, it is an acknowledgment for...

MCF x LCF Strategic Partnership – report and recommendations
May 11, 2021May 11, 2021
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MCF x LCF Strategic Partnership – report and recommendations

In August 2020, MCF partnered with The London Community Foundation (LCF) in a two-way learning project to encourage more Muslim-led charities to apply for grant funding. The London Community Response Fund (LCRF) by London Funders, a collaboration of over 60 funders in response to the needs emerging from the Covid19 pandemic, opened Waves 4 and 5 of...