Anjuman-I-Islam, Mumbai was founded in the year 1874 by a small group of devout and progressive Muslims lead by none other than Dr. Badruddin Tyabji, Third President of Indian National Congress and the First Acting Indian Chief Justice of Bombay High Court, with a ‘desire to see the Muslim Community advance in education and social standing'.
The Anjuman - I - Islam has an illustrious record of dedicated service to society through education and social service. Today, after 142 years, the Anjuman - I - Islam Trust has blazed a trail and set an unparallel example in the State.
The Anjuman - I - Islam Trust runs over 95 insttutions in the areas of Education, Social Service and Healthcare.. More than One Lakh Ten Thousand (1,10,000) Students are receiving quality education in 83 different faculties ranging from kindergarten to Graduation and Post Graduation Programs in Commerce, Catering Technology, Home Science, Engineering, Management and Unani Medicine. The trust also has two hostels, one for boys and one fr girls, a Printing Press, Orphanage and a Hospital. The renowed Karimi Library is housed in the head quarters of the Anjuman - I - Islam at C.S.T.
Anjuman - I - Islam has been awarded the prestigious Maharashtra Government's "State Award 2000" for excellence in educational and social services
Though Anjuman-I-Islam is India's largest minority organisation, its doors are open to all communities.