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June 16th, 2021

When Do I Pay My Zakat, and How Do I Calculate It?

Zakat is intended to purify your wealth, protect you from sins and evil that stem from greed, and care for the vulnerable and needy in your community. Zakat Foundation makes it easy for you to pay your Zakat.

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June 9th, 2021

Is Zakat Owed on Rental Property?

Is Zakat owed on rental property you own? Find out if Zakat is owed on the property value of your rental property, the rental revenue, and more.

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June 4th, 2021

How to Calculate Zakat on Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency is 100% Zakatable wealth. This is because cryptocurrency is considered a system of money by meeting six key measures of currency.

A Zakat Foundation of America representative assesses the rubble in the aftermath of air strikes on Gaza in May 2021. | Zakat Foundation of America photo

May 28th, 2021

Why Has Israel Targeted Palestinian Humanitarian Aid?

Zakat Foundation has already begun a campaign to distribute 1,000 food packages, 1,000 gallons of drinking water and 1,000 hygiene packages each week for 10 weeks.

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May 25th, 2021

A Prayer for Palestine

While there isn’t a special prayer for Palestine, it is recommended for Muslims to ask God for help in prayer. Here is a special prayer (or dua) for Palestine and the Palestinian people.

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May 12th, 2021

Eid Mubarak from Zakat Foundation of America

We wish you a happy and healthy Eid 2021! May you find blessings in your wealth, forgiveness from God, and rewards in the Hereafter.

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May 7th, 2021

A Simple Prayer for Laylatul Qadr

What is the best dua for Laylatul Qadr? We share what the recommended Laylatul Qadr dua is and what you can do to make the most of this night of Power.

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April 29th, 2021

The Importance of Giving Sadaqah on Laylatul Qadr

Laylatul Qadr, the Night of Power is one of the most blessed nights in the Islamic calendar. Find out why giving charity on this night is blessed.

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April 28th, 2021

Ramadan 2021 Photos That Will Melt Your Heart

As we get further into this blessed, holy month of Ramadan, we strive to improve our religiosity. In a world wrought with food insecurity, we humble ourselves by giving to those who are used to going to bed hungry.

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April 27th, 2021

Helpful Ramadan Duas For a Blessed Month

We have compiled a list of Ramadan duas that you can use during this blessed month.

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April 13th, 2021

DoorDash Feels the Hunger to Do Good This Ramadan

We use this month to turn our focus away from activities like eating during the day in the hopes of improving ourselves inwardly. What better way to improve yourself than thinking about others?

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April 8th, 2021

3 Ways to Get Ready for Ramadan

Ramadan is right around the corner, and if you’re panicking because you haven’t prepped for the month yet, do not worry. Here is a three-step guide will help you prepare for the month.