Other Donation Methods

Donate by Matching Gift

Many companies in the US are very generous when it comes to supporting humanitarian causes. These corporations are giving back. Corporate matching gift programs are a great way to maximize your generous donations! Employees from companies like Pfizer, Microsoft, and General Electric have taken the initiative to double their donations.

Donate a Waqf (Endowment Gift)

A waqf is a religious endowment and type of Sadaqa Jariyah that refers to money, property or other items which have been dedicated to the benefit of certain charitable fund. Once something is dedicated as a waqf it is prohibited from being used for anything beyond its intended purpose. For example, a waqf can be a building or property donated to start a school or build a mosque.

Bequest to Zakat Foundation on Your Will

A bequest is a gift created through a Will expressing that you wish to leave a portion of your estate upon death to Zakat Foundation for a specific program or as a general fund. By including Zakat Foundation in your will, you are providing a legacy for men, women and children who benefit from our work.

The Quran and Sunnah clearly prescribe laws of inheritance, concisely dividing inheritance between family members and close relatives.

Zakat Foundation of America, a Muslim charity that collects zakat, sadaqa / donations to provide humanitarian, emergency relief and sustainable development programs to empower lives throughout the world. We offer top Zakat resources including The Zakat Handbook: A Practical Guide for Muslims in the West, Zakat kit, ask an Imam feature, and you can calculate and pay zakat through our easy, online calculator.

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Zakat Foundation is recognized and registered under 501(c)(3) as a non-profit charity organization; therefore all donations to Zakat Foundation are tax exempt. We are registered in Illinois as Zakat Foundation of America. Our Tax ID is 36-44 76244

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