The main objectives of the Religion and Development Project are: to examine critically the present public policies and their impact on reducing poverty in the globe; to analyze the positive relationship between religion and development in various societies; to develop the Islamic alternative policies to alleviate hunger, poverty and income inequality; to train a good number of young Muslim activists for global advocacy, and to educate our leadership in relief organizations about the overall NGO sector and how to run a successful faith based relief and development organization? CIPP is grateful of HHRD grant for developing this section on our website.
The United States Census Bureau produces quality data about almost all aspects of the nation’s people and the economy. One can find in its annual reports personal data on class, race, ethnicity, gender, age, education, profession, occupation, income level, marital status, place of birth and origin of immigrant country. Besides the details of households’ facilities, […]
Advocacy in the Public Interest Gary D. Bass Essays on Excellence Lessons from the Georgetown Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program In truth, there are few smoke-filled rooms in Washington these days. But even as cities and states clamp down on smoking in public facilities, there still is an image of lobbying as an industry that […]
Developing a “Just and Balanced Society Index (JABSI)” on the Basis of Maqasid Al-Sharia By Zahid Bukhari, Ph.D. Click here to view the presentation.
The twentieth century has seen the immensely important impact of four institutions on making social change and development in various societies of the world. They are: 1) Nation States; 2) International Organizations; 3) Multi-national Corporations and 4) the NGOs. The role and scope of the NGOs have expanded tremendously during the recent decades, especially in […]
Governing the Nonprofit Organization Michela M. Perrone Essays on Excellence Lessons from the Georgetown Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program Boards of Directors are groups of people, and they experience all of the struggles and have all of the needs that are typical of groups. They need structures and systems. They need skillful facilitation of meetings. […]
Testimony Before a Joint Hearing of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and the House International Relations Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Non proliferation May 4, 2005, 2:00 PM, 2128 Rayburn House Building Hearing entitled: “Significance of Zakah in Islam and Charitable traditions of Muslims in America” Dr. Zahid H. Bukhari Director, […]
The full text of Nelson Mandela’s speech in London’s Trafalgar Square for the campaign to end poverty in the developing world. I am privileged to be here today at the invitation of The Campaign to Make Poverty History. As you know, I recently formally announced my retirement from public life and should really not be […]
Marketing & Communications in Nonprofit Organizations David Williamson Essays on Excellence Lessons from the Georgetown Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program Marketing gets no respect in the nonprofit world. Program people tend to hold the most senior positions in nonprofits and accordingly have the most status. Fundraisers are often viewed as necessary evils, as are operations […]
Strategic Planning Michela M. Perrone, Ph.D. Essays on Excellence Lessons from the Georgetown Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program Nonprofit organizations are often established in response to a societal need and the vision of its founders to address it. The strategies adopted to implement the mission also come initially from the founders’ insights and experiences. As […]
By PETER BUFFETT I HAD spent much of my life writing music for commercials, film and television and knew little about the world of philanthropy as practiced by the very wealthy until what I call the big bang happened in 2006. That year, my father, Warren Buffett, made good on his commitment to give nearly […]