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  • Livelihood in Focus: PCP Photography Competition
    This Competition focuses on livelihood and philanthropy in Pakistan using photography as a medium for awareness and enlightenment.


  • Quotation Required
    To All Vendors
    Pakistan Centre For Philanthropy (PCP)wishes to call upon quotations from well reputed publishing companies fro the Scanning, Plate Making and Printing of it's National Study Report 2016. Following are the specific More

  • PCP Call Upon Quotation

    To All Vendors

    Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy(PCP) wishes to call upon quotations from well reputed publishing companies for the making of visiting cards of our employees: Below are the specifications:

    Color:      More

  • PCP Newsletter 2016
    Philanthropy Matters is a bi-annual newsletter of Pakistan Center for Philanthropy. It aims to provide news about the current projects and future activities and future activities of PCP. The effort is directed towards improving the understanding of P More

  • USAID 2014 CSO Sustainability Index
    Click Here to see USAID 2014 CSO Sustainability Index for Pakistan Report

  • I Am The Change Invites you to feature your Story
    IAmTheChange invites you to feature your story of change on its crowd funding platform

    Tell Us your story and get chance to win a grant of up to 500,000!pkr. Deadline to submit your story of change:
    31st March, 2016
    Submit Your Pro More

  • Mobilink Launches Make Your Mark as its Flagship Corporate Responsibility Initiative
    Mobilink has launched its flagship Corporate Responsibility initiative Make Your Mark. The Make Your Mark initiative is a key element of VimpelComs corporate responsibility strategy, with the objective of Helping young people shape their future. Mak More

    Mobilink will provide six state-of-the-art ICT labs to charity schools under its Make Your Mark initiative Mobilink and Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) held a signing ceremony under which the Telco will provide six state-of-the-art ICT labs to More

    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - Karachi Federal Minister of Planning and Development, Prof. Ahsan Iqbal on Monday assured that he will lobby for inclusion of philanthropists in the category of the highest civil awards being conferred by the President of More

  • Mobilink equips marginalised youth with tools to shape their futur
    KARACHI (Staff Report) Mobilink has successfully completed its nationwide Enhancement Program in partnership with Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) Under the program cellular company has set up six state of the art ICT labs in its partner school More

  • Corporate Philanthropy Reports Launcehed (2013-2014)
    This annual report on Corporate Philanthropy in Pakistan is based on a survey of Public Listed Companies (PLCs),
    documenting the volume of philanthropy and examining trends and patterns of giving practices. The survey is
    tent More

  • PCP and FBR Staff Visits PCNC Manila, Philippines
    PCP has always been enthusiastic to learn from successful programs of other countries and share its experiences with other organizations. With this objective of learning from others, a 6 member delegation led by Ms. Shazia Amjad, Executive Director, More

  • PCP Corporate Philanthropy Awards ceremony
    PCP Corporate Philanthropy Awards ceremony Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) is an independent, non-profit support organization with the founding vision that the three sectors of society business, civil society and the Government work together More

  • Philanthropy Matters 2015 Spring Issue

    Philanthropy Matters is a bi-annual newsletter of Pakistan Center for Philanthropy. It aims to provide news about the current projects and future activities and future activities of PCP. The effort is directed towards improving the understandi More

  • Assessment of Local Support Organizations (LSOs)
    Ms. Shazia Maqsood Amjad (Executive Director PCP) and Mr. Abdul Malik (General Manager AKRSP) mark the day as Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) enters into an agreement with Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) for Assessment of LSOs.

  • Global Donors Forum 2014
    In his address at this year event in Washington, the Chairman of the Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP), Dr. Lakha highlighted the importance of Philanthropy for nation building. He traced the roots of systemized philanthropy in Islam and enlight More

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The Certification Programme seeks to bring transparency, accountability and good governance in the nonprofit sector in Pakistan. The first initiative of its kind in South Asia; it involves the evaluation of a nonprofit organisation on standardised parameters of internal governance, financial management and programme d


PCP recognises that all stakeholders need to be educated in the concept, statistics and mechanics of philanthropy. For this purpose a multi pronged media strategy is used to advance discussion and awareness on philanthropy including regular updates on the PCP website on global developments as well as through e-mail alerts, news reports and the distribution of in-hous


Philanthropy Support Services (PSS) programme of PCP is designed to promote partnerships between CSOs, Grant makers and Government. PCP supports grant makers in enhancing the effectiveness of their grant making through its PSS Unit. In its role as an intermediary support organization, PCP plays a vital role in issues relating to philanthropy and civil society. PSS unit aims to assist philanthro


Volunteer services management is a new initiative at PCP. This initiative was taken during the IDP crisis in 2009 and became the starting point for this programme. This new initiative and the test pilot conducted later show that there is huge potential of untapped resources which can be utilised to strengthen the process of social development.



In 1998,the Aga Khan Development Network commissioned studies on 'indigenous philanthropy' to advance the idea of self-reliance and reduce dependency on foreign aid. This exploration of the 'Pakistani philanthropic tradition' revealed that philanthropy could be a potent resource in addressing the symptoms and causes of poverty. The design required a strengthened civil society supported by an enabl


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