Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation - Global | مؤسسة الوليد بن طلال الخيرية - العالمية

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Islamic Art at the Louvre
World-class gallery showcasing comprehensive range of historical pieces on a global stage.
Islamic Art at the Louvre
World-class gallery showcasing comprehensive range of historical pieces on a global stage.
Silent Witnesses
Global project to give children living in troubled areas a voice through art, photography and film.
Turquoise Mountain Foundation
A program supporting Afghanistan’s cultural heritage by investing in native traditional crafts, historic buildings and landscapes.


Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation’s global philanthropy is geared toward addressing some of the most important humanitarian issues of the 21st century. Distinguished by its “Commitment without Boundaries”, the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation – Global is a grant-making foundation working towards promoting peace, understanding and development around the world. Read more 

Focus Areas


Community Development

As the human race takes genuine pride in the advancement of civilization, human misery stemming from poverty, malnutrition and underdevelopment remain the most shameful blot on our collective conscience. Millions of people remain poor and go hungry every day; thousands of communities have no [...] Read More»


Disaster Recovery

When disasters strike, it is the poorest who suffer the most. In the wake of earthquakes, tsunamis, monsoon floods, typhoons and massive landslides, the poor are left poorer and communities often struggle for long to get life back to normal. However hard the local government machinery tries to [...] Read More»


Global Cultural Understanding

In the turbulent early years of the 21st century, the world seemed headed for a serious confrontation over faith, primarily spawned by misunderstandings and mistrust of religions and cultures. Amid suggestions and fears of a clash of civilizations, there was need for calmer and saner voices. As [...] Read More»


Women's Empowerment

Gender equality remains a major issue in many parts of the world with women suffering oppression of various kinds. It is recognized worldwide that gender equality is a key part of the human development index. Whether one looks at the issue from a social and economic viewpoint or human rights [...] Read More»


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Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation & Misr ElKheir Celebrates the Release of Debt Prisoners

Misr ElKheir Foundation in collaboration with the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundations, chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, organized a conference to celebrate the release of hundreds of prisoners in debt recently. The conference was attended by Her Excellency Ghada Wali, Minister of Social Solidarity, and Dr. Ali Gomaa, former [...] Read More »

Alwaleed Foundations Obtain Release of 1,059 Indebted Prisoners from Saudi Arabian & Egyptian Jails

In line with the beliefs and principles set by its Chairman HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundations have secured the release, in the Holy Month of Ramadan, of 1,059 Saudi and Egyptian prisoners in their respective countries by paying their debts. The Saudi Arabian prisoners’ release was obtained by [...] Read More »