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Focus and Scope


The Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society (JMPCS), is a bi-annual, peer reviewed, open access journal published by the Center on Muslim Philanthropy in partnership with the IUPUI University Library Center for Digital Scholarship, and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. JMPCS seeks original academic research examining the broad scope of Muslim philanthropy and civil society. This peer reviewed online academic journal will publish research related to Muslim nonprofit, philanthropic and voluntary action. The terms “Muslim” and “philanthropy” are defined broadly to be inclusive of cutting-edge research from across the world and disciplines. JMPCS is intended to shed light on the dynamic practice and understanding of Muslim Philanthropy. We seek to draw articles by researchers from across disciplines (History, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology, Public Affairs, Nonprofit Management, Business, Philanthropy etc.) and practitioners throughout the world working in this emerging field.

Aim and Scope

The Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society (JMPCS) provides a forum for researchers from around the world to publish timely articles from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

Peer Review Process

Journal of Muslim Philanthropy and Civil Society is a peer-reviewed publication. The journal follows a double-blind peer review process and articles are chosen for their originality, appropriateness, and rigor of analysis.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Article Process/Submission Charges

Journal of Muslim Philanthropy and Civil Society does not use article processing charges (APCs) or other submission charges.