Islamic Relief USA™ has received awards and accreditation from a number of charity and business auditors, peer groups.
AWARDS & ACCREDITATIONS
BBB Wise Giving Alliance
Islamic Relief USA meets all of the Standards for Charity Accountability of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, which is a national charity monitoring organization affiliated with the Better Business Bureau system. The Alliance and its predecessor organizations have over a century of combined experience in charity evaluation.
United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency recognized Islamic Relief USA for its dedication to helping Palestinian refugees in Gaza who were in need. Read more here
Combined Federal Campaign
Islamic Relief USA is on the U.S. government’s Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) charity list, which means that federal employees can choose to contribute to IRUSA funds through automatic payroll deductions.
Islamic Relief USA has been recognized as a top-rated nonprofit for 2017 by GreatNonprofits. Recognition from our donors is very important to us. To submit a review about your experience with IRUSA, visit greatnonprofits.org.
Gold Seal of Transparency
Islamic Relief USA is proud to hold the 2018 GuideStar Gold Seal of Transparency. We hold the trust of our donors in high regard. This seal demonstrates our commitment to providing the most up-to-date information about the work we do.
International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent
Islamic Relief USA is a signatory to the code of conduct for the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC). The code was developed and agreed upon by eight of the world’s largest disaster response agencies in the summer of 1994. As a signatory, IRUSA commits itself publicly to the code and pledges to abide by its principles.
Islamic Relief USA is a member of several associations and organizations.
Alexandria Chamber of Commerce: Islamic Relief USA is a member of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, one of the largest chambers in the Greater Washington region, with 850 professional business members and partners employing more than 49,000 people region-wide.
Alliance to End Hunger: For more than three years, Islamic Relief USA has been a member of the Alliance to End Hunger, a group of corporations, nonprofit groups, universities and religious institutions all working toward the goal of fostering real change to end world hunger. In 2010, IRUSA’s chief executive officer also joined the alliance’s board of directors.
Data & Marketing Association: Islamic Relief USA is a member of the DMA, which offers advocacy, innovation, education and connections to help us better promote our humanitarian work.
Religions for Peace: Islamic Relief USA is a member of the Religions for Peace, an organization committed to harnessing the potential of the faith sector as a positive force for global development.
InsideNGO: Islamic Relief USA is a member of InsideNGO, which is dedicated to strengthening the operational and management capacities of organizations in the global NGO community through effective collaborations, practical solutions, professional development, and advocacy.
InterAction: Islamic Relief USA is a member of the largest alliance of U.S.-based international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), with more than 190 members working in every developing country. Members are faith-based and secular, large and small, with a focus on the world’s most poor and vulnerable populations.
National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster: Islamic Relief USA is a member of National VOAD, which serves as a voice for nonprofit organizations and volunteers that work in all phases of disaster. It is the primary point of contact for voluntary organization in the National Response Coordination Center (at FEMA headquarters) and is a signatory to the National Response Plan.
Islamic Relief USA works closely with these relief groups to make sure that humanitarian assistance is delivered as quickly and efficiently as possible.
In 1993, Islamic Relief USA became an independent (and legally separate) member of a global family of collaborating relief organizations that share a common vision, mission and family identity—connected through the use of the “Islamic Relief” name.
Currently, there are 16 Islamic Relief legally separate and independent affiliates (also referred to as “partner offices”) around the world. Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), a United Kingdom charity, serves as a catalyst, coordinator, and implementer of the Islamic Relief family’s relief and development projects around the globe. Our partner offices are located in Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mauritius, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. You can view our partner offices’ pages by clicking the orange dots on the map below.
Islamic Relief also has 26 field offices located in: Afghanistan, Albania, Bang