Advocacy, Grants and Scholarships, and Research

Advocacy Organizations

  • Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) – CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.
  • Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) – MPAC is a national public affairs nonprofit organization working to promote and strengthen American pluralism by increasing understanding and improving policies that impact American Muslims
  • Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) – ISNA’s mission is to foster the development of the Muslim community, interfaith relations, civic engagement, and better understanding of Islam with a vision of being an exemplary and unifying Islamic organization in North America that contributes to the betterment of the Muslim community and society at large.

Grants and Scholarships

For libraries and organizations

For Potential Librarians

  • ALA Scholarship Program – American Library Association Scholarships include general Scholarships, scholarships by specialty or practice area, scholarships for library support staff and scholarships for people from underrepresented groups

Research on Muslims