Connecting people to their Lord and the Prophetic tradition by cultivating an engaged campus community.

$88,216

raised of $300,000 goal

Connecting people to their Lord and the Prophetic tradition by cultivating an engaged campus community.

$88,216

raised of $300,000 goal

Connecting people to their Lord and the Prophetic tradition by cultivating an engaged campus community.

$88,216

raised of $300,000 goal

About Berkeley Muslim Life

Berkeley Muslim Life is an organization dedicated to furthering Muslim life at UC Berkeley and the wider community.

Founded in 2023 with the support of our alumni and community members, Berkeley Muslim Life undertakes major initiatives to support our community, beginning with the establishment of a Muslim chaplaincy starting January 2025.

Berkeley Muslim Life is an organization dedicated to furthering Muslim life at UC Berkeley and the wider community.

Founded in 2023 with the support of our alumni and community members, Berkeley Muslim Life undertakes major initiatives to support our community, beginning with the establishment of a Muslim chaplaincy starting January 2025.

Muslim Chaplaincy at UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley hosts one of the largest campus Muslim communities without a full-time spiritual leader. Berkeley Muslim Life seeks to raise $300,000 to hire a permanent chaplain by January 2025 to provide pastoral care and religious leadership to students, staff, faculty, and other members of the Berkeley community.

UC Berkeley hosts one of the largest campus Muslim communities without a full-time spiritual leader. Berkeley Muslim Life seeks to raise $300,000 to hire a permanent chaplain by January 2025 to provide pastoral care and religious leadership to students, staff, faculty, and other members of the Berkeley community.

Timeline

May 2024

Complete First Round of Fundraising

We aim to raise $300,000 to cover the chaplain's salary and operational expenses to fund 2-3 years of chaplaincy as a pilot.

September 2024

Interview Prospective Chaplains on Campus

As the new semester begins at UC Berkeley, we plan on inviting top applicants to campus and conduct trial programming with students, faculty, and staff.

January 2025

Chaplain's First Day

We hope to start off the new year having hired a chaplain, ready to begin work improving our community.

2025 Onwards

Set Down Roots

Once a chaplain is hired, we will focus our efforts on building an endowment to ensure that our community is always taken care of. Our goal is to raise $3,000,000 for our endowment.

Our Goal

$88,216

raised of $300,000 goal

$88,216

raised of $300,000 goal

Frequently Asked Questions

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Elevating our community.

Berkeley Muslim Life Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization.
EIN: 92-2859337

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Elevating our community.

Berkeley Muslim Life Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization.
EIN: 92-2859337

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