Islamic International Foundation of Cooperation
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Logo of IslamIFC
|Motto||Peace, Love and Justice|
|Founder||H. R. Matin|
|Type||Non-profit and NGO|
|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.|
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
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.
Online Islamic Studies Services
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.
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.
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