The961 Foundation

The961 is a registered nonprofit media outlet. We’re on the mission to provide a reliable and independent alternative to the politically-owned and backed outlets as well as to digitize Lebanese culture and heritage.

NGO Legal Info:

  • Name: The961 Foundation
  • Corporation Number: 1171813-4
  • Governing Legislation: Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act – 2019-11-06

Charity status and registration pending in Canada, United States, and Australia.

How to Support

Contribute or donate by click here.

Canada: You can send an e-transfer directly to the foundation by sending the donation to [email protected].

Wire Transfer: If you’d like to make a donation of $1000 or more via wire transfer, you can email us at [email protected] for the bank details.

Volunteer: If you have any skills you’d like to offer, we’re always looking for dedicated people as passionate as we are. Whether it’s for our Media (editorial, social etc.), legal (in Lebanon or abroad) as well as managing the foundation around the world (recruiting, fundraising etc.). Feel free to reach out via [email protected]

Special Fundraisers:

Fundraiser for Alaa Abou Fakher’s family

  • Date: November 13th, 2019
  • Context here.
  • Total raised:  $5,388.00 CAD
  • Supporting documentation here

Fundraiser for Lebanese Red Cross following Beirut Explosion

  • Date: August 4th, 2020
  • Context here.
  • Total raised:  $52,659.00 CAD
  • Supporting documentation here