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

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Supporting communities, for good
Lebanon’s Foundation focuses on philanthropic and nationwide humanitarian programs to address social needs.
Supporting communities, for good
Lebanon’s Foundation focuses on philanthropic and nationwide humanitarian programs to address social needs.
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Hotel Dieu Hospital
The Foundation’s hospital specialises in heart and kidney treatment and helps countless young people recover from these illnesses.


The Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation’s philanthropic and humanitarian initiatives and programs in Lebanon are focused on addressing social and community needs in the country. The Foundation serves the interests of Lebanon and all Lebanese people, and firmly rejects sectarianism of any kind. The Foundation was established in 2003 to provide a framework for Prince Alwaleed’s philanthropic and charitable initiatives in Lebanon, which date back to the 1980s. The Foundation’s Focus Areas grew out of a comprehensive national survey to determine the most important and pressing needs of Lebanon. Read more 

Focus Areas


Community Development & Environment

Community Development is one of the most important Focus Areas of the Foundation because it covers a wide range of social programs and has the most significant and widest impact on the Lebanese society. The Foundation has been working closely with the Ministry of Social Affairs to energize [...] Read More»



Alwaleed Bin Talal Humanitarian Foundation is committed to supporting the education sector in Lebanon, both public and private. The Foundation’s education support programs are driven by the principle that learning is the right of every individual; its programs aim to foster inter-faith [...] Read More»



Healthcare is a core social and national issue in Lebanon. The Alwaleed Bin Talal Humanitarian Foundation has been striving to ensure that the less privileged in Lebanon have adequate access to medical care. The Foundation has focused on launching continuous treatment programs for various [...] Read More»


National and Social Collaboration

The Foundation’s Social Collaboration efforts focus on meaningful partnerships with government and non-governmental organizations and institutions in diverse fields. These partnerships conceive and implement projects that deliver a broad range of benefits to the community and promote national [...] Read More»


Special Projects & Other Programs

Going beyond its Focus Areas, the Foundation routinely supports projects and programs based on Lebanon’s particular needs. These Special Projects are typically aimed at contributing to national heritage and integrity, and creating awareness about cultural understanding. Such projects include [...] Read More»


Alwaleed Foundation Sponsors the “Arab-Palooza Performance Tour” in USA

Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation-Global (Registered in Lebanon) that is chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, has partnered with the Middle East Institute-USA that is headed by General Anthony Zinni.   The Alwaleed Foundation is sponsoring the “Arab-Palooza Performance Tour”. Recognizing the unique power of art and performance to transcend the divides [...] Read More »

Pope and Leila Sohl

Pope Benedict XVI Awards – Pontifical Medal at Vatican

H.E. Ms. Leila El Solh, Vice Chairman of Alwaleed Bin Talal Humanitarian Foundation in Beirut, Chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has been awarded the Pontifical Medal by Pope Benedict XVI during a ceremony to mark the occasion held at the Vatican on Wednesday 12th March 2008. The medal was in recognition of the [...] Read More »