Arab Foundations Forum


The Arab Foundations Forum (AFF) is a not-for-profit membership-based association of philanthropic foundations in the Arab region. The establishment of The Arab Foundations Forum came about as a response to the rapid increase in the number of philanthropic foundations in the Arab region and from the need to create an infrastructure for this emerging philanthropic sector that supports a more strategic and effective culture of giving.


To establish an effective and strategic philanthropic sector in the Arab region that engages with all aspects of society towards growing social responsibility and investment, while advancing public good.

Geographic Focus

Arab region

Programme Areas

The Arab Foundations Forum operates its programmes in the fields of:

• Philanthropy
• Advocacy

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