Religion

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FEATURE

The untapped potential of Muslim giving

Almost a quarter of the world's population are giving money, charity, alms and undertaking huge philanthropy inspired by their Muslim faith. Some estimates put the value of this giving at around $1 trillion a year, though exact figures are impossible to know. Why is there no specific study to confirm these estimates? Where is the data that records the social impact of this giving? An Alliance opinion piece (part of the Alliance + IssueLab Special Collection).

Explore social sector research about religion and the role that it plays in our lives, particularly how it influences our attitudes and philanthropic and charitable activities.

RESEARCH RELATED FUNDING

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% OF TOTAL FUNDING (2013)

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