Islamic International Foundation of Cooperation

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IslamIFC
Logo
Logo of IslamIFC
Motto Peace, Love and Justice
Founded 1990
Founder H. R. Matin
Type Non-profit and NGO
Headquarters Qom, Iran
Area served
Worldwide
Mission IslamIFC is a nonprofit, non-governmental, organization that works in cooperation with Muslim and non-Muslim groups and individuals in North America, Britain, and Australia to promote mutual understanding and cultural exchange.
Website www.islamifc.org

The Islamic International Foundation of Cooperation (IslamIFC) is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that partners with North American Muslims, non-Muslims and organizations. It promotes peace, mutual understanding and cultural exchange. This organization supports business ventures in order to finance cultural and educational activities. The IslamIFC is the parent organization that includes the OnlineIslamicStudies.com, Al-Mahdi Program, SalaamBooks, ElmeMonir.com, Risaalaat.org, and the 21st February Books. This organization was established in 1990 by some experts in Islamic Studies in the Iranian city of Qom.

Educational & Cultural Programs[edit]

Logo of Risaalaat Educational & Cultural Programs

In 2000, Hashim Ali Alauddeen (University of California, Berkeley, Education, Graduate Student) helped IslamIFC for establishing Al-Mahdi Program (Al-Mahdi Camp) and Risaalaat Educational Program to help Shi'is of North America visit the tomb of the eighth Imam Ali al-Rida, in Mashad and encourage them to take short-term of Islamic courses in Qom.[1]

Online Islamic Studies Services[edit]

In 2013, IslamIFC established the OnlineIslamicStudies as an information and education network that provides an online outlet for the production and publishing of the Islamic thoughts and ideas. Members and Students can listen to podcasts, read texts, and make suggestions for adding new information. The network is designed to encourage users to participate in an interactive learning through discussion, blogging, Q&A, and other educational services. OnlineIslamicStudies.com (OIS.Education) is an educational website based on IOSIE (Integrated Online Services for Information Exchange and Education) as a learning management system (LMS), started in 2007 by IslamIFC.

In 2016, IslamIFC launched ElmeMoninr.com as the Persian version of OnlineIslamicStudies.

Publications[edit]

Since 2004, IslamIFC has been managing a cooperative effort between writers, translators, editors and Islamic scholars, and has published a series of books on Islamic subjects for children and some books on Irfaan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Takim, Liyakat Nathani (PhD, School of Oriental and African Studies, 1990. Professor at McMaster University). Shi'ism in America. New York: New York University Press, September, 2011. p. 207, ISBN 9780814782972.

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