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As we recognize that non-profit and most non-governmental organizations rely on a various sources for funding, we have identified the following resources which grant funds to merited organizations within the MENA region.

Listed in Alphabetical order

Al Waleed Philanthropies
Arab Culture Fund
Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development
Arab Gulf Program for Development
Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ)
Culture Resource
Ford Foundation
Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Distinguished Academic Performance
Folke Bernadotte Academy
Ile de France
The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO)
Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives
Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa
National Endowment for Democracy
Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Prince Bernhard Nature Fund
Ploughshares Fund
Stevens Initiative
Tandem is an initiative of European Cultural Foundation
United Nations’ Democracy Fund
Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation
Zivik Funding program by IFA

Other Resources

MENA Crowdfunding Platforms
Terra Viva Grants
Youth Policy

Updated 21-FEB-2022


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