Islamic Relief USA™ has received awards and accreditation from a number of charity and business auditors, peer groups.
Awards and Recognitions
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.
Islamic Relief USA has been awarded with top star ratings by Charity Navigator, the largest charity evaluator in the United States, for 10 consecutive years.
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 accredited as a valued partner in the Partners in Trust program by Guidestar Exchange.
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 has been recognized as a top-rated nonprofit for 2014 by GreatNonprofits. Recognition from our donors is very important to us. To submit a review about your experience with IRUSA, visit greatnonprofits.org.
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
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.
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.
Society for International Development: Islamic Relief USA is a member of the Society for International Development, a global forum for the advancement of equitable development that brings together diverse constituencies to debate ideas, policies and practices that will share our global future.