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Congratulations to our 2022 Cohort of Dr. Adawia Alousi Scholars!

The Center for Arab American Philanthropy would like to congratulate our 2022 Adawia Alousi Scholars! Representing colleges throughout the country, the women who make up this exceptional sisterhood are increasing the visibility of Muslim women in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). The scholarship fund was created in 2016 to honor the incredible legacy…

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Be a source of hope for families in Puerto Rico and Florida

On September 18, Hurricane Fiona hit Puerto Rico and knocked out power across the island. With more than 30 inches of rain, flooding and mudslides damaged roads and bridges to the mountains, leaving small communities stranded without food and medical care. More than three weeks later, over 80,000 people in Puerto Rico are still struggling…

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Bring Relief to Families Devastated by Flooding in Pakistan

  Pakistan has declared a national emergency as massive floods attributed to climate change continue to devastate the country.  Nearly half a million people have been displaced by record-breaking rains and flooding that have killed more than a thousand people, a third of them are estimated to be children.  Over 30 million people have been…

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Nation’s Only Arab American Community Foundation Comes to   New York City to Recognize Arab American Philanthropy   

  The Center for Arab American Philanthropy (CAAP), the nation’s only Arab American community foundation, held its fourth annual Threads of Giving Gala at the Loeb Boathouse Central Park on Thursday, September 8, 2022, to honor the incredible philanthropic contributions of New York City native, successful businessman and proud Arab American, George Jalinos.  At this…

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$155,000 Granted to 23 Arab American Organizations Across the Country

CAAP and the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC) awarded $130,000 in general operating support to Arab American organizations across the country earlier this month, and CAAP also distributed an additional $25,000 to institutions to provide emergency relief to refugee and immigrant families. CAAP and NNAAC are pleased to support these organizations, many of which are arts…

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 CAAP Welcomes New Director  

 CAAP Welcomes New Director Tamara El-Khoury to lead nation’s only Arab American community foundation  The Center for Arab American Philanthropy (CAAP)—an institution of ACCESS—announced, today, the appointment of Tamara El-Khoury as its new director, following a year-long national search. El-Khoury takes over the role that was formally assumed by CAAP’s founder and previous director, Maha Freij, who is currently ACCESS President and…

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Support Ukrainian Families

On February 24, 2022, families in multiple Ukrainian cities—including the capital, Kyiv—woke up to the terrifying sounds of Russian missiles and rockets. As the invasion continues, many shaken residents have to shelter for their safety in subway stations and underground parking structures. Leaving their homes behind, some families have no option but to flee to…

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Russell Ebeid’s Legacy of Compassion Continues

  Russell Ebeid’s Legacy of Compassion Continues More than 150 students awarded scholarships since 2009    Russell J. Ebeid’s spirit of kindness has uplifted the lives of thousands of people from underserved communities across the world. The successful businessman and deeply committed philanthropist built long-lasting projects that survived his time among us. A cause Russell held dear to his heart was accessibility of education, and he committed much of his philanthropy to empower students to move forward in their academic journeys.   The Ebeid Family Fund Scholarship…

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Congratulations to our 2021 Cohort of Dr. Alousi Scholars!

Going into its fifth year of empowering young Muslim American women in STEM, The Dr. Adawia Alousi STEM Scholarship Fund for Muslim Women, housed at CAAP, has recently awarded its 2021-2022 cohort of scholars! The scholarship fund was created in 2016 to honor the incredible legacy of award-winning researcher Dr. Adawia Alousi, who led ground-breaking…

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