We are proud to announce that The Citizens Foundation, USA has earned a 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency this year which is GuideStar’s newest and highest level of recognition!Read More
According to UNESCO, ‘A major reason for poor performance of many linguistic and ethnic minority children is that they are often taught in a language they struggle to understand. It limits their ability to develop foundations for later learning and negatively…..Read More
A Half Ironman is a grueling triathlon event encompassing a 1.2 mile (1920m) open water ocean swim, a 56 mile (90km) bicycle ride, and a 13.1 mile (10km) run back to back. My aim is to participate in the Half Ironman on November 3, 2019 in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico….Read More
The Board of Directors of TCF-USA is pleased to announce the appointment of Tauseef Siddiqi as the Chief Executive Officer of TCF-USA. Tauseef will take over from Arif Gafur who served as the CEO for 4 years…Read More
GiveLight Foundation was inspired by a desire to come to the help of the victims of the 2004 tsunami that devastated many coastal communities in Asia.Read More
Since 2014, children in children in urban slums and poor rural communities have been attending school in beautiful, comfortable and well lit building thank to TCF and Autodesk.Read More
When I look back at my time at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute (GIKI), I remember it among my fondest moments. After all, it was here where I was exposed to new ideas, experienced some of my happiest but also saddest times and built relationships that will last a lifetime.Read More
Charity Navigator says TCF-USA outperforms most other charities in America.
TCF-USA has been awarded a 4-star rating for the fourth consecutive year by Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent evaluator of charities…Read More
Event Date: September, 09th 2017
The Boston community came together on September 9th to celebrate Eid with their TCF family. Over 250 community members attended the event…Read More
The Citizens Foundation (TCF) has been announced as one of the winners of UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy 2017. This year’s theme was ‘Literacy in a digital world’…Read More
The New Jersey Chapter held a Picnic in the Park event on July 23rd at the Turkey Swamp Park. 170+ guests attended with their families, playing games…Read More
The Seattle Chapter held a BBQ event on Saturday, July 8, 2017, to bring awareness about TCF in the community. With nearly 100 people at the event…Read More
The 54th Annual ISNA conference was held in Chicago on the weekend of 30th to July 3rd, 2017. With a lively bazaar, art exhibit, entertainment, film festival, and much more…Read More
Supporting worthy causes is not without its own challenges, helping the deserving and needy is harder than it may appear, and good intentions are rarely enough. Impactful philanthropy is rewarding but simultaneously challenging. In my view there are few causes that are as meaningful as supporting quality education in a country like Pakistan…Read More
Move over, Shahid Afridi! TCF-Kansas holds their first annual gala on the cricket pitch. Both mens’ and womens’ teams got their bowlers ready and their batsmen/batswomen in position. Here is a message from our friends in Kansas:
The sun was out, overcast clouds, gentle breeze, wonderful friends, delicious food and two …Read More
Who could have imagined that a truck driver’s son hailing from Landi Kotal would go on to attend a prestigious college in the USA. Zafar Ali, who graduated from our TCF School – Yusuf Khan Campus at Hawke’s Bay, Karachi in 2013, recently completed his IB diploma Program from the …Read More
This year, TCF held 25 fundraisers and events in support of mission of education.
From small events, to info sessions, to inspiring galas, TCF-USA chapters worked tirelessly to spread the message about TCF’s impact and the ever-increasing importance of providing quality education to underprivileged children in Pakistan. The events showcased entertainers …Read More
Over the last 6 months, Mr. Mushtaq Chhapra, Mr. Ateed Riaz and Mr. Asaad Ayub collectively visited approximately 12 Chapters around the United States.
They gave interviews to local news channels, spoke at TCF-USA events and programs, and updated the USA chapter on the impact we have made on the children …Read More
TCF Wins the Skoll Social Entrepreneur’s Challenge!
Last month, The Citizens Foundation-USA participated in a fundraising competition held by The Skoll Foundation. This competition brought together Skoll recognized organizations who are doing impactful work around the world and making a difference.
Coinciding with TCF’s Ramadan campaign, the Skoll fundraising project aimed to …Read More
Uneza Akhtar, Director of Administration, Completes 10 Years of Service at TCF-USA
The brief given to me was to write my TCF story and experience working with the organization for 10 years. If I say that day one seems like yesterday, it would not be an exaggeration. The most meaningful …Read More