Islamic Relief USA accepts open submissions for grants. Grants are awarded to projects that promote IRUSA’s humanitarian mission, and fulfill at least one of the following sustainable development or humanitarian relief program themes:

  • Poverty alleviation
  • Humanitarian protection
  • Disaster assistance
  • Health and nutrition
  • Education
  • Zakah beneficiaries

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Submitting organizations will be contacted by IRUSA when a decision is made by the grants reviewing committee about a submission.

PLEASE NOTE: The application process for US-based grants is currently closed. The next grant cycle will open in the first quarter of 2020. More information will be forthcoming.


To apply for a grant from IRUSA, you will need to provide the following:

  • Information about your organization (as required in the application)
  • IRS Tax exemption letter
  • Proof of valid state registration
  • A narrative and financial proposal that includes explanations about the following:
    • Why you are requesting the grant
    • How the grant will be used
    • What other financial resources are available to your organization

Connect with our Programs team by calling 1-855-447-1001.