Center for Arab American Philanthropy Pattern

100 years of making a difference

Frederick H. Goff, a successful lawyer in Cleveland, had a vision 100 years ago. As the first full-time president of the Cleveland Trust, Goff noticed a troubling amount of wealth become obsolete due to unavoidable legal reasons. Goff set to change this, as it troubled him too see so much wealth locked away at a…

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Center for Arab American Philanthropy Pattern

Shining a light on a ‘safe harbor’

The Center for Arab American Philanthropy (CAAP) recently awarded a $9,000 grant to Safe Harbor for Women (SHFW), an organization that brings public awareness to domestic abuse and cruelty. With this grant, SHFW was able to support two organizations—Turning Point (Macomb County) and HAVEN (Oakland County)—that focus on providing care for women who are victims of…

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Center for Arab American Philanthropy Pattern

Gaza crisis: How you can help

The Center for Arab American Philanthropy (CAAP) is responding to the current tragedy affecting the civilian population of Gaza by researching organizations providing humanitarian aid to those in need. All of the organizations below meet CAAP’s due diligence standards for charitable donations. ANERA: ANERA is delivering essential medicine and supplies to hospitals and clinics; purchasing…

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