Your ZAKAT is powerful. We use it as a vehicle for social change.

Our life’s work has been to channel the spirit of zakat into a global vision for giving. Rest assured that our resources are here to help you give your zakat where it can have the most impact.

Our Work

Zakat Foundation of America embodies the inclusive beauty of Islam through programs that reach the destitute of all faiths both at home and abroad.

Water

An ever-flowing charity, Sadaqah Jariyah provides clean water so communities can thrive.

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Education

Providing access to education & creating powerful antidotes to unrest, distrust, & war.

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Food Security

Delivering urgent food in Ramadan & year round to relieve starvation.

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Emergency Relief

Helping victims of disaster & violent conflict.

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Orphan Care

Caring for those who can’t care for themselves.

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Health & Wellbeing

Leading critical projects to heal bodies, minds, & souls.

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Refugee Empowerment

Alleviating the needs of vulnerable families & children.

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Livelihoods

Lifting people out of poverty & ensuring their self-reliance.

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Seasonal Islamic Giving

Additional opportunities to provide more aid throughout the world.

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Emergency Relief

India

The second wave of COVID-19 is ravaging through India leaving thousands gasping for air. The infection rates are surging, and people are dying as they wait for hospital beds and care that may never come. Please help us bring round-the-clock care and medical supplies by helping us build COVID-19 Isolation Centers.

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Emergency Relief

Palestine

Palestinians are in peril as Israeli forces move to evict hundreds of Palestinian families from their homes in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in east Jerusalem. This forced displacement of Palestinians is nothing short of ethnic cleansing. Please help us bring immediate aid to Palestinians by sending emergency relief now.

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Emergency Relief

Yemen

The situation in Yemen is dire. Yemen is now considered the LARGEST humanitarian crisis in the world by the UN. More than 80% of Yemen is in need of humanitarian aid. This is partly due to a collapse in critical infrastructure that provides healthcare, water, sanitation, and education. Help us as we bring crucial assistance to Yemen.

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