Venture Philanthropy Waqf Model: A Conceptual Study

Azliza Azra Mohd Zakaria, Rose Ruziana Abd Samad, Zurina Shafii

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ABSTRACT

The concept of venture philanthropy has been greatly discussed by various parties especially among the policy makers. The increasing social problems call for corporations to respond positively and take responsibilities in the social sector. It encourages venture philanthropy activities among profit and non-profit organizations in enhancing business values and creating positive social impacts. There have been past studies that looked at how venture philanthropy concept can be linked with Islamic philanthropy. Islamic philanthropy includes but not limited to zakat, waqf and sadaqah. The instruments within Islamic philanthropy aim to serve the purpose of narrowing social distance and reducing inequalities. This conceptual paper aims to understand further the concept of venture philanthropy and how it links to Islamic philanthropy. This paper also aims to explore how venture philanthropy approach is applicable in enhancing waqf practices.

Keywords: Waqf; Venture philanthropy; Islamic philanthropy; Social entrepreneurship; Social impact on society.

ABSTRAK

Konsep usaha kedermawanan telah banyak dibincangkan oleh pelbagai pihak terutamanya dalam kalangan pembuat dasar. Masalah-masalah sosial yang semakin meningkat memanggil syarikat-syarikat untuk bertindak balas secara positif dan mengambil tanggungjawab dalam sektor sosial. Ia menggalakkan aktiviti usaha kedermawanan antara organisasi yang berasaskan keuntungan ataupun yang bukan berasaskan keuntungan dalam meningkatkan nilai perniagaan dan mewujudkan impak sosial yang positif. Terdapat kajian lalu yang melihat bagaimana konsep usaha kedermawanan boleh dikaitkan dengan kedermawanan Islam. Kedermawanan Islam tidak sahaja terhad kepada zakat, wakaf dan sedekah. Instrumen-instrumen dalam kedermawanan Islam bertujuan untuk merapatkan jarak sosial dan mengurangkan ketidaksamaan. Kertas konsep ini cuba memahami lagi konsep usaha kedermawanan dan bagaimana ia dihubungkan kepada kedermawanan Islam. Kertas kerja ini juga bertujuan untuk meneroka bagaimana pendekatan usaha kedermawanan berkenaan dapat membangunkan lagi amalan berwakaf.

Kata kunci: Wakaf; Kedermawanan usaha; Kedermawanan Islam; Keusahawanan sosial; Impak sosial ke atas masyarakat

 


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