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Al-Furqaan Foundation

Delivering THE MESSAGE OF THE QUR'AN to Everyone in America

one star

57.14

519 East Briarcliff Road 2nd Floor
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
tel: (888) 273-2755   Web Site
EIN: 20-0310701

Board Leadership
Wajahat Sayeed
President

CEO
Wajahat Sayeed
Founder and President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 57.14 one star
  Financial 79.42 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 43.00 zero star
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

79.42

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

43.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.95
  Program Expenses Growth -15.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 52.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Al-Furqaan Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Al-Furqaan Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Al-Furqaan Foundation (IL) 57.14 one star
Life Action Ministries (MI) 94.81 four stars
World Missionary Press (IN) 91.75 four stars
Pioneer Bible Translators (TX) 96.40 four stars
Mesorah Heritage Foundation (NY) 85.93 three stars

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Al-Furqaan Foundation was established in 2003 with mission to deliver the message of the Qur'an to every individual in America in order to fulfill 5 rights the Quran has upon us as Muslims which are, Believe It, Recite It, Understand It, Act Upon It & Convey It. Al-Furqaan Foundation projects primarily serves USA but recently are also expanding into Canada with future plans to take The Quran distribution project to other English Speaking Countries like U.K, Australia & India InshaAllah. Al-Furqaan Foundation now is been recognized as an international da'wah organization. Al-Furqaan Foundation also works closely with many national interfaith organizations for the betterment of society. While having continuous focus on self-development and outreach, Al-Furqaan Foundation has paved its place as a leading grassroots organization in the American Muslim community.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,594,094
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,594,094
   Program Service Revenue $585,038
Total Primary Revenue $2,179,132
   Other Revenue $106,925
TOTAL REVENUE $2,286,057
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,344,556
   Administrative Expenses $301,663
   Fundraising Expenses $64,902
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,711,121
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $574,936
   
Net Assets $1,661,304

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Furqaan Academy $652,573 48.5%
Printing And Distribution of the Qur'an $531,510 39.5%
Furqaan Bookstore $116,129 8.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 57.14 one star
2014-12 12/21/2016 57.28 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 20-0310701
Name in IRS Master File AL-FURQAAN FOUNDATION
NTEE Code X40
NTEE Classification Islamic
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$27,300 1.59% Mohammed W. Sayeed President

Al-Furqaan Foundation was established in 2003 with mission to deliver the message of the Qur'an to every individual in America in order to fulfill 5 rights the Quran has upon us as Muslims which are, Believe It, Recite It, Understand It, Act Upon It & Convey It. Al-Furqaan Foundation projects primarily serves USA but recently are also expanding into Canada with future plans to take The Quran distribution project to other English Speaking Countries like U.K, Australia & India InshaAllah. Al-Furqaan Foundation now is been recognized as an international da'wah organization. Al-Furqaan Foundation also works closely with many national interfaith organizations for the betterment of society. While having continuous focus on self-development and outreach, Al-Furqaan Foundation has paved its place as a leading grassroots organization in the American Muslim community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Al-Furqaan Foundation (IL) 57.14 one star
Reasons To Believe (CA) 87.05 three stars
Mike Silva International (OR) 89.05 three stars
Messenger International (CO) 88.01 three stars
Audio Scripture Ministries (MI) 94.01 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Al-Furqaan Foundation
519 East Briarcliff Road
2nd Floor
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
tel: (888) 273-2755
fax: (630) 914-5018
EIN: 20-0310701

Mail donations to:
444 East Roosevelt Road
#173
Lombard, IL 60148

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Board Leadership

Wajahat Sayeed
President

CEO

Wajahat Sayeed
Founder and President

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