Center for Arab American Philanthropy Pattern

$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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Ali, Isabella and Giselle Scholarship Supports Students at Northville Highschool

Congratulations to the 2021 recipients of The Ali, Isabella and Giselle Legacy Scholarship: Evan Wegienka, Hana Y. Rababeh and Sneha Ramya Challa. This scholarship supports students who embody the incredible spirits of Ali, Isabella and Giselle, whose lives were tragically cut short. The Abbas children’s incredible generosity was beyond their years. Every Christmas, they pulled…

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“I just hustle, make money and give back,” is the motto for this 27 year old Syrian American. Chafik “The Chief” Zaideh is the Director of Business Development at Granada Islamic school, as well as a business consultant who helps define streams of revenue for nonprofits to continue providing their services. But when he isn’t…

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2017 Adawia Alousi Scholars

Introducing the 2017 class of Adawia Alousi Scholars!

Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) are vastly underrepresented – indeed, a rarity. However, CAAP is aiming to turn the tide through the Dr. Adawia Alousi STEM Scholarship Fund for Muslim Women. This scholarship program, the first of its kind, will establish a sorority of Muslim American women pursuing STEM: the Adawia Alousi Scholars. The fund…

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Syrian Refugee

Delivering hope and a sense of home to Syrian refugee families

Imagine being forced to leave your home and flee your country for your and your family’s safety. Imagine coming to a country with very little in terms of personal possessions, with limited support to assist you as you attempt to rebuild your life in a foreign land. Such is the reality of Syrian refugees forced…

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Al Bustan - Giving Guide

CAAP’s 2016 Guide to Giving

In 2016, CAAP supported numerous organizations all over the country through our competitive funds, each organization providing important services in various fields such as humanitarian relief, human services, arts and culture, and youth leadership development. CAAP supported the relief efforts of Baitulmaal through the Disaster Relief fund, as it provided necessary aid to those affected…

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