Alfanar is the first venture philanthropy organisation working exclusively in the Arab world.

Our aim is to strengthen sustainable, grassroots organisations that generate financial and social returns while transforming lives in deprived communities in the Arab world.

Welcome to Alfanar

Alfanar strives to be a beacon of change for the Arab world. Find out more about our approach, our partners and how you can get involved in our work.

News & Resources

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Our Portfolio

Meet our partners in Egypt, Lebanon and Libya.

Investing

Get invested in venture philanthropy in the Arab world.

Our Approach

Learn how we partner with grassroots organisations.

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We back ambitious organisations and leaders who improve the lives of people living in poverty in the Arab world

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Our Donors

Funded by 200+ individual and institutional donors
 

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