A benefactor is anyone who donates their time, money, expertise, knowledge or support to Assadaqaat Community Finance (ACF). These individuals can be ordinary members of the community, philanthropists, high net worth individuals, institutions, foundations or trusts.
Even beneficiaries of ACF can become benefactors by returning a portion of their capital to help other individuals enrolled on our programmes.
A beneficiary is an individual or business that receives financial support from ACF to start their micro, small or medium enterprise. Visit our beneficiaries page to learn more.
To be eligible for financing from ACF, an individual
ACF is unable to support businesses in any of the following sectors:
No, you do not need to belong to Islamic Faith to apply for finance from ACF. We are an inclusive organisation that offers finance opportunities to all individuals from different faiths or no faith. As long as you meet the eligibility criteria, and agree to the ACF value proposition and terms, you can apply for interest-free finance to start your micro, small, or medium enterprise.