Crowdfunding practices in higher education institutions in Malaysia: the case of Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Melaka (UiTMCM)/ Norajila Che Man…[et.al]

Che Man, Norajila and P. Rameli, Mohd Faizal and Abd Wahab, Nor Azlina and Jaapar, Nurzahidah and Rabu, Noormala (2019) Crowdfunding practices in higher education institutions in Malaysia: the case of Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Melaka (UiTMCM)/ Norajila Che Man…[et.al]. Journal of Islamic Philanthropy & Social Finance, 2 (1). pp. 1-18. ISSN eISSN: 2590-3942

Abstract

Philanthropic crowdfunding or donation-based crowdfunding is one of the mediums that can be used by higher education institutions (IPT) to transform and empower students, faculty and staff by securing the funds for projects and initiatives that has been planned. Waqf and sadaqah are two instruments of philanthropic crowdfunding that commonly used in funding any activities or programs in IPT. Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Melaka (UiTMCM) also engaged in crowdfunding practice to finance several projects that has been planned but being adjourned due to insufficient funds. On that notes, this paper investigates the practices of crowdfunding in higher education institutions specifically in UiTMCM. Also, this study examines challenges faced by these institutions that lead to the failure to fulfil the programs that have been planned. Data and information for this study are collected through a semi-structured interview method with four respondents in UiTMCM and reference to the primer and secondary documents. Content analysis method were used in analysing the data. The finding indicates that UiTMCM used Waqf as their instruments of crowdfunding. This instrument of crowdfunding has been proved in helping UITMCM to solve financial shortage without depends solely from the management funds. Furthermore, people are willing to donate for a good purpose.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Che Man, NorajilaUNSPECIFIED
P. Rameli, Mohd FaizalUNSPECIFIED
Abd Wahab, Nor AzlinaUNSPECIFIED
Jaapar, NurzahidahUNSPECIFIED
Rabu, NoormalaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > Islam > Waqf. Awqāf. Charities. Endowments
L Education > LG Individual institutions > Asia > Malaysia > Universiti Teknologi MARA > Melaka
L Education > LG Individual institutions > Asia > Malaysia > Universiti Teknologi MARA
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Alor Gajah Campus > Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies (ACIS)
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Islamic Philanthropy & Social Finance
ISSN: eISSN: 2590-3942
Volume: 2
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 1-18
Official URL: https://cipsf.my/images/pdf/jipsf/dec2019/JIPSF212...
Item ID: 27234
Uncontrolled Keywords: Crowdfunding; Higher education; Waqf
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/27234

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