Easa Saleh Al Gurg Charity Foundation

The Easa Al Gurg Charity Foundation was set up by the Al Gurg family in 2010 to support charity housing projects, orphanages, elderly homes, day-care centres, academic institutes, scientific research centres, public libraries, and provide study and research grants to students. The UAE-based foundation also supports medical facilities and rehabilitation centres, and provides medical aid for the needy, as well as assisting in the building of mosques and Islamic cultural and research centres.

Related sustainable development goals

  • No Poverty
  • Zero Hunger
  • Good Health and Well-Being
  • Quality Education
  • Gender Equality
  • Clean Water and Sanitation
  • Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • Reduced Inequalities

Focus areas

Focus sectors

  • Development
    • Economic development
      • Community improvement
        • Housing development
        • Housing rehabilitation
    • Sustainable development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Humanitarian
    • Food aid
  • Legal and courts
    • Disasters and emergency management
      • Disaster relief

Focus populations

  • Low-income people
  • Migrant workers
  • Offenders
  • Orphans
  • Parents
  • Students
  • Unemployed people
  • Widows and widowers
  • Working poor

Focus geographies

  • Africa
    • Mauritania
  • Middle East
    • United Arab Emirates
  • South Asia
    • India
  • South-east Asia
    • Philippines
    • Indonesia
    • Cambodia


  • 100 Million Meals’ Campaign
  • Abdullah Bin Masoud Centre
  • Ajman University
  • Al Jalila Foundation
  • Al Nafa Foundation in Ajman
  • Al Radwan Centre
  • Al Siddiq Centre
  • American University in Dubai,
  • Bait Al Khair Society
  • Dar Al Ber Society
  • Dubai Autism Centre
  • Dubai Cares
  • Dubai Charity Association
  • Dubai Health Authority
  • Dubai Thalassemia Centre
  • Dubai Women's Association
  • Faraj Fund
  • Fujairah Charity Association
  • Fujairah Education Council
  • Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai (IACAD)
  • Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Oxfam
  • Rashid Pediatric Centre
  • Sharjah International Society
  • UAE Down Syndrome Association
  • UAE Food Bank
  • University of Sharjah
  • World Down Syndrome Congress


  • Community infrastructure
    Funding the building of hospitals and other community health facilities.
  • Community support
    Providing financial support to newlyweds and families and individuals in need.
  • Disability support
    Providing financial grants to organisations working with people living with disabilities and illness.
  • Religious activities
    Mosque building, Quran teaching, and funding Umrah trips.
  • Scholarships
    Proving scholarships to students in need to help them access higher education.


Funding model

  • Grants to Individuals
  • Grants to organisations
  • In-kind gifts
    • Donated goods

Primary funders

  • Al Gurg family


Board members

  • Abdulla Al Shaibani, Board member
  • Abdulla Farid Al Gurg, Board member
  • Easa F Al Gurg, Board member
  • Mariam Easa Saleh Al Gurg, Vice chair
  • Muna Easa Saleh Al Gurg, Board member
  • Raja Easa Saleh Al Gurg, Chair

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