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The Asfari Challenge for Social Innovation Demo Day is happening 08/10/20!

05/10/2020

When is it? Thursday the 8th of October 2020 from 17:00  – 19:00 Lebanon time. What is it? Join us to see first-hand the amazing work of 13 teams innovating to shape the future of education and lifelong learning in Lebanon and the region. With the support of our fantastic partner Pitchworthy, the teams have […]

7 Days Left to Apply for Asfari GoDigital Challenge Prize!

07/09/2020

🚨 There are only 7 days left to apply to the Asfari GoDigital Challenge – don’t miss your chance to win £7000! All the details you need are 👇 1️⃣ Deadline is 14 September 10am (BST) – you can still apply to win £7000 even if you could not attend the live sessions 🙌 2️⃣ See the images below for the […]

The Asfari Challenge: Go Digital in 7 Days – Win £7K!

28/07/2020

Asfari has launched an exciting Digital Challenge event – to get the skills you need to take your organisation digital, and a chance to win £7K to support your own digital transformation project, click the link below the image to sign up! For more details about the background and criteria to apply for the £7K […]

New Asfari Logo!

26/06/2020

We’re really excited to reveal our new logo! It captures our enduring commitment to our core values and history, and our ongoing journey with our fantastic partners – evolving, innovating, and improving to meet the complex challenges faced by civil society and youth in communities across our region, and beyond. We will be updating our […]

Follow the Asfari Foundation on Facebook and Linkedin

24/04/2020

In these turbulent times we believe it will be absolutely critical for organisations to work collaboratively and share their knowledge and best practice. So over the next weeks and months, we will be posting regular content around key issues facing our sector and region. We will share learning developed by our partners, as well as […]

A message of support to the Asfari Foundation’s friends and partners

06/04/2020

Dear friends and partners These are truly unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a global crisis with serious, far-reaching implications for our sector and communities across the Middle East – places that were already suffering from severe political and socioeconomic challenges, as well as the growing impact of climate disruption. Facing these complex problems […]

2020 Call For Applications Now Closed!

23/03/2020

The Asfari Foundation’s 2020 Open Call for Applications closed as of 20 March 2020 0900 UK time. If you submitted an application – thank you! We look forward to reading your submission. If you have missed the deadline please be aware that we cannot accept or assess late applications. We launch one call each year, […]

Common Purpose Civil Society Leaders programme now open for applications!

12/02/2020

Exciting news! Common Purpose, supported by the Asfari Foundation and the Asfari Institute at the American University of Beirut, is launching the second round of the Civil Society Leaders programme, which  will bring together emerging civil society leaders from the Lebanese, Palestinian and Syrian communities in Lebanon between 30 March and 2 April 2020. The […]

Asfari 2020 Open Call Now Live!

23/01/2020

The Asfari Foundation’s 2020 Open Call is now live! For all the information you need about the call, please click here. We are really excited to see your submissions! DEADLINE: Concept notes must be received by 0900 UK time on 20 March 2020. Late submissions will not be considered. If you are having any issues […]

‘We are Syria’ – a short film to promote hope

23/12/2019

Syria is not a conflict, a civil war, a humanitarian disaster, or a statistic. It is made up of talented, unique, and diverse people, who all have something to offer and who all deserve a promising future. This Syrian produced film captures the hopes and dreams of some Syrians across the world. We are Syria! […]