Guidelines for a Model Foundations Law in the MENA region

Creating an Enabling Environment for Philanthropy


In recent years, the Arab region has seen a steady increase in the number of foundations and witnessed increased engagement of corporate philanthropy in support of social/economic initiatives.

These Guidelines – developed by the Arab Foundations Forum (AFF) in collaboration with SAANED for Philanthropy Advisory and ICNL – identify best practices and key elements that should guide the drafting of Foundation Laws in the various Arab countries.