Olive Tree Foundation funds project to tackle Islamophobia

(TORONTO – January 5, 2017): The Olive Tree Foundation has announced that a grant has been awarded to the Ottawa Muslim Association for the project, “Say Salaam Campaign – Conflict Mediation Techniques for Muslims”. The project will be developed by the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM). Islamophobic attacks can be disorienting, frightening and can […]

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Olive Tree Foundation Announces Grant To Support Interfaith Dialogue

The Olive Tree Foundation has announced that a grant has been awarded to the Institute Of Canadian Archives and the Christian- Jewish Dialogue Toronto for the project, “Hearts and Minds – Interfaith Living Library (HAMILL 2017)”. The ‘Hearts and Minds – Interfaith Living Library’ is a series of facilitated conversations between individuals in a library […]

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Recipients of 2016 Scholarship and Bursary Awards Announced

The Olive Tree Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Scholarship and Bursary Awards: Mohamed and Opheerah Nasir Leadership Scholarship: Razan Samara Faisal Ali Academic Excellence Scholarship: Ishraq Alam Women’s Educational Bursary: Sarah Baig Youth Action Bursary: Mariam Abdel Akher Youth Action Bursary: Hamza Furmli The Mohamed and Opheerah Nasir Leadership Scholarship ($1000) is […]

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New survey reveals the perspectives and experiences of Muslims across Canada

Toronto, ON – April 27, 2016.  A new national survey reveals what it is like to be Muslim in Canada, and how this has changed over the past decade. The results show that Muslims as a whole are embracing Canada’s diversity, democracy and freedoms, and feeling more positive about the country than a decade ago. […]

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2016 Scholarship & Bursary Awards

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Olive Tree Foundation celebrates a decade of leading community development

Canada’s premier Waqf, the Olive Tree Foundation, celebrated its 10th anniversary on Sunday, November 22 with an Appreciation Dinner held at The Estate Banquet and Event Centre in Scarborough. READ MORE

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Assalaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullah Ramadan Mubarak! I am pleased to write you on behalf of the Olive Tree Foundation to share with you our Annual Ramadan Campaign in support of community development. Firstly, I would like to thank you for your contributions in previous campaigns. Your donations from previous year’s Ramadan Campaigns have been used […]

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Toronto Muslim leaders hold networking meeting

(April 17, 2015) – Muslim leaders and community development workers in the Greater Toronto Area held a networking meeting on Sunday, April 12 in Toronto to learn about each other’s work and to identify areas of cooperation. The Olive Tree Foundation, a public endowment foundation that promotes community development and which funds projects for the […]

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A charity that appreciates youth

(December 8, 2014) – Youths expressed their appreciation and gratitude for the support of the Olive Tree Foundation (OTF) at the 2014 Awards Appreciation Ceremony held by the organization on November 30 at the Sayeda Khadija Centre in Mississauga. “I am very grateful to the Olive Tree Foundation for this prestigious award and would like […]

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A Testament to Multifaith Collaboration

(December 2, 2014) – The support of a leading community foundation for the charity, Faith & the Common Good (FCG), is a testament to the value of multi-faith collaboration said Dr. Lucy Cummings, Executive Director of FCG. Cummings made the remarks on Sunday at the announcement of a grant to Faith & the Common Good […]

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