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22nd October 2014
The Muslim Charities Forum welcomes the news of increased funding for the Charity Commission for England and Wales, which we hope that this will help them fulfil its role in ensuring that the charity sector in England and Wales is regulated. Alongside this, it is important to ensure that there isn’... more
20th October 2014
Last Thursday, the Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) hosted a private Eid dinner for its members, the Charity Commission and some of the sector’s umbrella bodies. As part of the evening, Abdurahman Sharif, Operations Manager at MCF chaired an open floor discussion about a range of issues relevant to... more
3rd October 2014
Chairman of the Muslim Charities Forum, Dr Hany El-Banna OBE commented: “The thoughts and prayers of all at the Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) and its members are with the family of Alan Henning.” “We condemn this heinous act of brutality which goes against International Humanitarian... more
29th September 2014
On 10th September 2014, the Muslim Charities Forum organised a workshop on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The Post-2015 Development Agenda refers to a process led by the United Nations that aims to help define the future global development framework that will replace the UN Millennium... more
23rd September 2014
The Muslim Charities Forum is very disappointed at the allegations contained in The Daily Telegraph article ‘Government donation to Muslim Charities Forum denounced as "madness" (23 September 2014). We would like to clarify that the funding from the Department for Communities and Local... more
15th September 2014
Chairman of the Muslim Charities Forum, Dr Hany El-Banna OBE commented: “The thoughts and prayers of all at the Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) and its members are with the families of David Haines and Alan Henning who both are going through a terrible and unimaginable time.” “... more
2nd September 2014
The Faith Minorities in Action project is recruiting practitioners from places of worship around England to become Community Empowerment Champions. Successful candidates will take part in a 10 week training course covering topics such as Women in Faith, Child Protection and Faith and... more
22nd August 2014
The increasing intensity of violence in Iraq and the rate at which it is spreading has prompted 11 organisations with roots in Christian and Muslim faiths to join forces and issue an urgent call for the end of what they called “horrific” suffering in Iraq. The organisations, including... more
30th July 2014
The Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) is very concerned by the announcements that a number of Islamic faith based charities have had their bank accounts closed by HSBC. All of these organisations are legally operating in the UK and registered with the Charity Commission who are responsible for... more
25th July 2014
The Muslim Charities Forum is deeply concerned at the closure of a bank account held by aid organisation Ummah Welfare Trust. This announcement is the latest in a serious of risk averse measures taken by the banking industry which has had adverse effects on the charity sector. For this... more

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