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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 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...

COVID-19: Keeping Safe When Volunteering
April 13, 2020April 20, 2021
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COVID-19: Keeping Safe When Volunteering

A practical guide on how to keep safe when volunteering during the Coronavirus pandemic This document aims to provide some practical advice on how Muslim organisations can ensure the safety of their volunteers who are supporting the most vulnerable of our society during this pandemic. We are consistently reviewing the situation on the ground and...

Volunteer Webinar COVID-19
April 3, 2020April 3, 2020
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Volunteer Webinar COVID-19

Volunteers are the backbone of all charities responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Keeping them safe and enabling them to perform a role to support communities in need, with the right guidelines in place is vitally important. This Volunteer Webinar delivered by MCF with the brilliant know how and skills shared by Abdullah from Islamic Relief...

COVID-19: Together We Can Overcome
March 20, 2020March 27, 2020
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COVID-19: Together We Can Overcome

A practical guide on how your charity can help to develop a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This document has been developed to provide guidance for Muslim charities in the UK in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic, also referred to as the ‘coronavirus’. The virus is believed to have originated in the city Wuhan...

COVID-19: Protecting Your Charity
March 17, 2020March 27, 2020
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COVID-19: Protecting Your Charity

This document has been developed to provide guidance for Muslim charities in the UK in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, also referred to as the ‘coronavirus’. The virus is believed to have originated in the city Wuhan in the Hubei province of China. Though full knowledge of the specifics of the virus is still...

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...

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...