Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC)

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network, focuses on the physical, social, cultural and economic revitalization of communities in the Muslim world. It includes the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, the Historic Cities Support Programme, the Music Initiative in Central Asia, the Humanities Project, the on-line resource ArchNet, and the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture. The trust works to preserve the cultural heritage of the Muslim world to ensure that the rich heritage of these cultures endures. At the same time, the trust’s education programmes promote pluralism and tolerance.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

100 million - 1,000 million

About this organisation

Partnership types

Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Europe: Switzerland

Global issues

Arts and culture; Community development; Education and training