Filling the GAPs

Philanthropy Support in the Arab Region

The rich diversity of global philanthropy


by Atallah Kuttab (appeared in Alliance Magazine September 2015)


I have spent the last two years trying to define Arab philanthropy. Though it was relatively easy to look at the history and the tradition of giving and the reasons for its decline, it was not easy to describe the course its development has taken since the 1990s. The main trend has been to copy the Anglo-American discourse. This imposes limits, as local traditions were not taken into consideration in the new forms of philanthropy organization that were continue reading click here