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Al-Furqaan Foundation

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

two stars

78.81

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 78.81 two stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 71.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

71.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.52
  Program Expenses Growth 37.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 48.8%
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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Al-Furqaan Foundation (IL) 78.81 two stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,998,442
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,998,442
   Program Service Revenue $664,809
Total Primary Revenue $2,663,251
   Other Revenue $104,102
TOTAL REVENUE $2,767,353
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,916,257
   Administrative Expenses $246,119
   Fundraising Expenses $74,987
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,237,363
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-470,010
   
Net Assets $3,633,795

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 $792,295 27.2%
Furqaan Bookstore $184,661 6.3%
Printing And Distribution of the Qur'an $139,402 4.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 78.81 two stars
2016-12 09/01/2018 76.84 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 74.23 two stars
2015-12 12/01/2017 71.89 two stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$28,200 0.87% Mohammed W. Sayeed President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Al-Furqaan Foundation (IL) 78.81 two 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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