The Arab Foundations Forum (AFF) is a not for profit association of foundations that serves as a platform to encourage dialogue and collaboration between philanthropic institutions and key stakeholders involved in the philanthropic sector both in the Arab region and beyond. The founding of a network of Arab foundations came as a result of a rapid increase in the number of foundations in the Arab region, and from the need to create an infrastructure for this emerging philanthropic sector that would support a more strategic culture of giving.
AFF contributes to the sustainable institutional development of foundations and initiatives by promoting transparency, accountability and better governance. Through its activities, AFF strives to strengthen the impact of the Arab philanthropic sector by promoting strategic giving and the socially responsible conduct of foundations.
Strategic Arab philanthropy, in partnership with all sectors of society, and with growing social responsibility and investment, advancing public good and the well-being of citizens in the Arab region.
AFF is an association for foundations in the Arab region to foster dialogue, networking, learning and collaborating among themselves and with partners in order to strengthen the capacity of Arab philanthropy to fulfill its vision.
•Establish strategic partnerships among foundations and with stakeholders from other sectors of society.
•Improve the professional capacity and conduct of Arab foundations.
•Enhance access to relevant information and best practice in the field of philanthropy.
•Build transparent, accountable and socially responsible conduct of foundations.
•Promote an enabling legal, fiscal and social environment to advance Arab philanthropy.
•Improve AFF’s quality of operations, sustainability, institutional capacity, brand recognition and global