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About Us

 

 

The World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists is a global network of affluent individuals, grantmaking foundations, and socially responsible corporations, established to advance effective and accountable giving. WCMP is a unique catalyst for partnership across public, private, and social sectors, offering information and resources to link donors with social investment opportunities. As a trusted broker of collaborative relationships, WCMP mobilizes financial and human resources to confront social needs and advance strategic philanthropy. 

 

Mission

The World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists is committed to advancing strategic giving by leveraging the most effective use of knowledge, wealth, and influence among Muslim philanthropists. It aims to build a culture of enduring engagement where Muslim donors collaborate with each other, and emerge as a significant, distinctive and vital component of the global philanthropic community. 

 

Vision

The World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists envisions a peaceful, equitable, and sustainable world, generously endowed by ethical, inclusive, and effective philanthropy. 

 

Philosophy

Driven by the compassion that is intrinsic in Islamic values, Muslims should reach out to the destitute and oppressed, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, or religious belief. 

 

Strategic Focus 

  • Effective and Accountable Giving
  • Strategic Social Investment
  • Endowment (waqf) Revitalization
  • Entrepreneurial Advancement
  • Knowledge Ecosystem
  • Next Generation Philanthropists
  • Public Policy and Advocacy
  • Environmental Stewardship

 

Global Donors Forum

Once a year, the World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists convenes donors, social investors, government and business leaders, experts and visionaries from across the world to offer pragmatic insight and constructive response to pressing social challenges. The annual forum serves as a marketplace for ideas, a platform for sharing knowledge and forging partnerships, and a launching pad for high-impact collaborative activities. In addition, the annual convening of WCMP is widely recognized as the premier worldwide forum on Muslim philanthropy where issues unique to Muslim giving are debated in a safe space.