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Meet the 2022 Ebeid Scholarship Fund Recipients

All the wonderful faces who keep Russel Ebeid’s memory alive!  This year, the Russel J. Ebeid Family Fund Scholarship awarded $82,500 to 32 trailblazing students studying engineering or STEM-related fields. As a prominent world business leader and passionate philanthropist, Russel Ebeid dedicated his life to advancing underserved communities forward for them to live successful lives….

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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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Fordson students carry on Issam and Dr. Rima Abbas’s legacy

The Issam and Dr. Rima Abbas Endowed Scholarship was established in memory of Issam and Dr. Rima Abbas, who were tragically killed in a 2019 crash along with their children, Ali, Isabella and Giselle. This scholarship program aims to further the commitment Issam and Dr. Rima had to higher education by supporting high school seniors…

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TGI Grants $5,000 to Youth-led Projects in Southeast Michigan

This past year, Students in our Teen Grantmaking Initiative (TGI) learned the powerful skill of grantmaking through real-life application. They have decided to grant the funds they raised to three local organizations: Arab Student Union, Detroit Area Youth Uniting Michigan and InsideOut Literary Arts. Congratulations to all our grantees and thank you to the community…

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Congratulate our 2022 TGI Senior Graduates!

Congratulations to four incredible student leaders who have left a lasting impact as graduating members of the Teen Grantmaking Initiative program Michigan chapter. We wish you the best of luck in the next chapter of your journey in college! Join us in congratulating Ahmed Kaid (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor), Jenna Mahmoud (Wayne State University), Sara…

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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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