No. We have funded projects and people from over 40 countries, and will consider applications from around the world so long as these are relevant to our aims.
No. While we support the academic study of the art, culture, architecture and heritage of the Islamic world, we are equally committed to supporting projects in the field and have a long history of supporting building and object conservation projects, training of conservators, exhibitions, archaeological digs, and other sorts of [...]
Many examples of projects we have funded can be found here. However we are open to new ideas and are happy to consider new and innovative approaches so long as they fit within our scope and meet our strategic aims.
Subject to the approval of the Academic Advisory Committee, under certain circumstances, it is possible for applicants who have received a grant to support an academic programme of study to defer for a year. In the past this has been where the grant awarded by The Barakat Trust did not [...]
No. We make grants to a wide range of recipients and institutions. However, some of our donations are Zakat (alms traditionally given to support Muslim communities) while others are general charitable donations whose uses are unrestricted. The restrictions outlined in some of the grant categories relate to the nature of the charitable [...]
From 2019 due to strict financial regulations, awards will no longer be paid directly to individuals and must instead be paid to either to the institution to which an applicant belongs, or to the institution at which an applicant is applying to conduct research or to study. The application form and procedure [...]
All applicants are advised in writing of the decision on their application within a few working days of the relevant Academic Advisory Committee meeting. If the application is successful, the letter will be accompanied by a copy of The Barakat Trust’s standard Terms and Conditions of grant, which must be [...]
What we need is a clear idea of how you will spend the money for which you are applying. A simple, clear budget is required. This does not need to be overly long or detailed and we understand that during the delivery of a project, things may change. For Scholarship [...]
Yes. The Grants programme for 2023 will open on 1 January 2023 and close on 31 March 2023 at 24:00. No applications after that date will be considered.
We have an annual grant round and you can re-apply one year from the date that The Barakat Trust received your original complete application. You are free to contact The Barakat Trust to ask for feedback on your unsuccessful application before re-applying.