About this Event
In collaboration with the American Muslim Community Foundation, Islamic Relief USA, and Saturna Capital, The Muslim Network will host two pieces of training on nonprofit endowments and investments.
Nonprofit Endowments 101: How to Get Started
Wednesday, March 31st, from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
This virtual training is introductory to what an endowment is and how to create one for your organization. By the end of the training, you will know
What an endowment is and how it works
Why your organizations should set up an endowment
The endowment creation process
Resources to assist your organization with your endowment
Investments 101: How to Manage Your Endowment
Thursday, April 8th, from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
This virtual training will build on the Endowments 101: How to Get Started training into the nature of an endowment and ways to manage it on an ongoing basis. By the end of this training, you will know
What asset classes are, and the various types of asset classes a shariah-compliant investor can invest in
How to identify your investment universe, source, and select investments for your portfolio
How to select investments for your endowment
Governance process for your endowment
The role of an investment advisor in assisting your organization to navigate this process
We HIGHLY encourage organizations to register 2-3 of their staff members. Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
About Our Facilitator
Owaiz Dadabhoy is the Director of Islamic Investing and Islamic Investment Group Manager at Saturna Capital. Raised in Southern California, he earned a BA in Business Administration from California State University at Fullerton. Mr. Dadabhoy spent over 15 years at Wells Fargo and was most recently a District Manager in Long Beach. Mr. Dadabhoy is active with charitable and community activities, co-founding the UPLIFT Charitable Corporation in 2006. He is married with two children and enjoys spending time with his family in various outdoor activities.
Sameer S. Sarmast, Regional Manager and Financial Planner, joined Saturna Capital in October of 2018. Sameer was born and raised in Bergen County, New Jersey. He earned his BS degree in Finance along with a concentration in Management Information Systems from Rutgers University. He then completed his MS degree in Leadership from Northeastern University
About Our Sponsors
American Muslim Community Foundation
Founded in 2016, American Muslim Community Foundation is a grassroots, national nonprofit organization in the United States focused on creating Donor-Advised Funds, Giving Circles, Distributing grants, and building endowments for the American Muslim Community.
Saturna Capital, founded in 1989 and manager of the Amana helps individuals and institutions build wealth, earn income, preserve capital and achieve their financial goals.
Islamic Relief USA
Islamic Relief USA provides relief and development in a dignified manner regardless of gender, race, or religion, and works to empower individuals in their communities and give them a voice in the world.
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