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Global Donors Forum

Forging Strategic Partnerships for High Impact Philanthropy

Global Donors Forum, the biennial convening of the World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists, mobilizes financial and intellectual resources for creating socioeconomic value to benefit people beyond all divides. GDF envisions a peaceful, equitable, and sustainable world, generously endowed by ethical, inclusive, and effective philanthropy. In pursuit of this agenda, GDF resolves to work in collaboration with the vast array of individuals and institutions that seek to build a better world for all.

A Decade of Discourse

  1. Building Resilient Ecosystems

    London | September 10-12, 2018

  2. Resetting Priorities Redefining Roles

    Istanbul | May 25-26, 2016

  3. Celebrating Philantropy in Emerging Economies

    Washington, DC | April 14-16, 2014

  4. Impact Philanthropy and Investing

    Kuala Lumpur | April 26-28, 2012

  5. Defining the Roadmap for the Next Decade

    Dubai, UAE | March 23-24, 2011

  6. Building a Better World

    Doha, Qatar | March 21-22, 2010

  7. Conventional To Strategic: A New Paradigm In Giving

    Abu Dhabi, UAE | March 22-23, 2009

  8. 1st World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists

    Istanbul, Turkey | March 22-24, 2008

GDF 2022 Accreditation

This premier, invitation-only convening invites donors, grant-makers, social investors, government, corporate and nonprofit leaders, and visionaries for sharing knowledge and experience in a safe and solicitation-free environment. The Forum is open to the individuals of all backgrounds and the organizations which strive to build a better world for all.

The delegates of the Global Donors Forum represent the followings:

Governments | Multilateral Institutions | Grantmaking Foundations | Impact Investors | Community Foundations | Financial Institutions | Innovation Incubators | Academia & Think Tanks | Nonprofit Leaders | Philanthropy Advisors | Endowment Funds | Corporate Executives | Social Entrepreneurs | Media

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