Fellowship in inclusion and Philanthropy

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About Muneeb Syed

Muneeb is an inaugural Inclusion and Philanthropy Fellow in AFP’s Inclusive Giving Program. He is interested in philanthropy, international development, inclusion and diversity. Having growing-up in 14 cities and five countries, Muneeb now considers the Greater Toronto Area his home.

Muslim Philanthropy 101: An Introduction to Charitable Giving and Philanthropy in Islam

September 17, 2015

According to Canada's 2011 National Household Survey, there are well over one million Canadian Muslims, representing about 3.2% of the population, making Islam the second largest religion after Christianity and the fastest growing religion in Canada. The three Abrahamic faiths (namely Judaism, Christianity and Islam) all promote “acts of charity”, commonly referred to as philanthropy, … Continue reading