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

Afghanistan

Chaos has broken out in Afghanistan. The instability in Afghanistan has made it truly unsafe for all innocent civilians, young and old. As a result, thousands of Afghans are fleeing the country and will need your help.

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Emergency Relief

Haiti

Haiti is suffering the aftermath of two natural disasters: a massive earthquake and a tropical storm. These disasters have pummeled the island nation’s resources and left so many vulnerable to the elements.

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Emergency Relief

Ethiopia

As Ethiopia suffers from a months-long conflict, food aid is more critical than ever. Up to 900,000 people are facing famine conditions that is being called the worst hunger crisis in a decade.

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Emergency Relief

Bangladesh

With the strict COVID-19 lockdown, the situation for vulnerable communities such as day laborers, rickshaw drivers, construction workers, and others is dire. They rely on daily income to provide for and feed their families. Please help us provide immediate relief with food packages and hygiene kits.

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