The Middle Eastern million dollar donors gave at least $727 million in 2012 of which 71 per cent went to charities in non-GCC Arab countries, said a report.
Million dollar donations were identified from all 6 countries of the GCC
Leading development philanthropic organisations, Shell Foundation and Emirates Foundation have signed a formal alliance agreement to share information, expertise, models and networks and help promote strategic philanthropy in the region.
The Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation, chaired by Saudi Prince Alwaleed, said it has appointed Nadia Bakhurji as the new secretary general.
The Foundation encourages and supports organizations, studies, and academic centers focusing on empower