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WHO ARE WE?

The Bachar Houli Foundation (BHF) is a community-based organisation that aims to empower young Muslims through sports.

Using sport as a vehicle, the BHF engages more than 5,000 young Muslims annually across five states.

The BHF exists to empower young Muslims through programs and initiatives centred around its four key pillars; Talent, Engagement, Employment and Education.

Through these programs, the BHF is able to drive social cohesion and leadership within the Muslim community and contribute to a thriving multicultural Australia.

OUR PILLARS

ENGAGEMENT

Providing a community entry point and programs to support young people in their early development.

EMPLOYMENT

Providing pathway opportunities into sporting careers.

EDUCATION

Providing unique learning environments through sports and culturally safe environments for young people to thrive.

TALENT

Nurturing the best talent on and off the field to foster strong role models.

OUR PROGRAMS

The Bachar Houli Foundation (BHF) delivers twelve unique programs centred around its four key pillars: Engagement, Education, Employment and Talent.

Reaching over 5,000 young people annually across five states, our vision is to support young people in becoming ‘the best versions of themselves.’

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LATEST NEWS

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Saad El-Hawli becomes first Bachar Houli Foundation academy graduate drafted to AFL

Saad El-Hawli has become the first Bachar Houli Foundation (BHF) academy graduate drafted to the AFL.

The Islamic College of Sport expands its reach to the West and Southeast of Melbourne

The Islamic College of Sport (ICS), powered by the Bachar Houli Foundation, will open new West and Southeast campus locations in 2025, pending VRQA Registration.

Coates Talent League, Smithy's VFL and SANFL reap rewards of talented Bachar Houli Foundation academy graduates

The Bachar Houli Foundation’s talent pool has increased two-fold since 2023, as 18 academy graduates are now listed across the Coates Talent League, the Smithy’s...

Senior Boys Academy: Where Personal Development Thrives

The talent-based academy aims to provide high-performance training, education, and mentoring for Muslim footballers aged between fifteen to eighteen across Australia.

Professional Development day aims to make a lasting impact

For many in attendance there wasn’t anyone in similar roles they could look up to, or believe that a role in the football industry was...

Yze keen to help develop next crop of Islamic coaches

The balmy winter breeze whips through the stands of the MCG as Adem Yze engages in deep discussion about Melbourne’s midfield group.

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