Support and Salutations

For nearly three decades, Islamic Relief USA is proud to be a leading charity in the United States.

IRUSA’s standard of excellence in business operations and emphasis on community partnership has made IRUSA consistently recognized as a top-ranked non-profit.

On this page, you can explore more about the awards and accreditations that Islamic Relief USA has consistently received from a variety of sources, including:

  • Charity Navigator
  • Guidestar Exchange
  • Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)
  • Great Nonprofits
  • International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC)

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.

Charity Navigator

Islamic Relief USA holds a four-star ranking from Charity Navigator, the largest charity evaluator in the United States.


Guidestar Exchange

Islamic Relief USA has been accredited as a valued partner in the Partners in Trust program by Guidestar Exchange. Islamic Relief USA is proud to hold the 2023 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 has been recognized as a top-rated nonprofit for 2022 by GreatNonprofits. Recognition from our donors is very important to us. To submit a review about your experience with IRUSA, visit


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.

Coalition of Human Needs: Islamic Relief USA has been a member of the Coalition of Human Needs, an alliance of national organizations working together to promote public policies which address the needs of low-income and other vulnerable populations. The Coalition’s members include civil rights, religious, labor, and professional organizations, service providers and those concerned with the well being of children, women, the elderly, and people with disabilities. IRUSA’s Senior Advocacy & Government Affairs Advisor Jihad Saleh is a board member.

Refugee Council USA: Islamic Relief USA is a member of the Refugee Council USA, an organization committed to promote efforts to protect and welcome refugees, asylees, asylum-seekers, and other forcibly displaced populations.

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.

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.

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 and serves on the Advocacy Committee.


Islamic Relief USA has worked closely with relief groups, including these, 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 AustraliaCanada, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mauritius, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Islamic Relief also has 26 field offices located in:  AlbaniaBangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chechnya, China, Ethiopia, IndiaIndonesiaIraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Lebanon, Malawi, Mali, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, PakistanPalestinePhilippines, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Turkey, and Yemen.

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