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Oct 5, 2015 11:48 AM ET

Archived: Muslim Civil Liberties Endowment Fund: Help CAIR Florida build the foundations for a sustainable future in civil rights advocacy

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 5, 2015

Muslim Civil Liberties Endowment Fund

Own a part of the history of CAIR Florida

CAIR Florida is looking to establish an endowment to protect civil rights and human rights for future generations to come.

It’s time that we establish an endowment

We can’t afford for CAIR Florida to be struggling for funding every single year just to stay open. We need to have the resources so that we can continue to make a positive impact on civil liberties, social justice, and human rights. Now is our opportunity to do that.

The Project

CAIR-FL is in a position to own over 9,000 sqft of office space on 56th street right in between Tampa’s two largest mosques, a central location for the Muslim community.

The office space contains three buildings which will house CAIR-FL headquarters while also generating income for CAIR-FL:

  • Main New CAIR Building: Cost: $275,000. Half is used as free office space for CAIR-FL (Worth $28,800 a year), the other half is being rented out at $28,800 a year income for CAIR-FL
  • Old CAIR Office: .Cost: $166,000. Income: $24,000 a year
  • Old CAIR Legal Office: Cost: $100,000.Income: Income: $24,000 a year

So if CAIR-FL can raise $541,000 to buy out these buildings, we will own free and clear our office space and have property that generates $76,800 a year for a total annual return on investment value of $105,600!


About CAIR Florida

The Council on American-Islamic Relations Florida (CAIR Florida, Inc.), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, was established in 2001 to challenge stereotypes of Islam and Muslims and defend civil liberties. CAIR Florida has three office locations—the Tampa Bay office is situated in Temple Terrace, the South Florida office is in Sunrise, and the Central Florida office is in Orlando. 

The vast majority of CAIR Florida’s work deals with civil rights and anti-defamation. CAIR Florida has consistently won praise from elected officials and the media for its tenacious efforts to combat both discrimination against Muslims and Islamphobia. 

CAIR Florida’s vision is to be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding. CAIR Florida’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

Contact Information:

Ali Kurnaz

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