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.