Donate

In order to fulfill its mission and objectives, Islamic Community Outreach Services relies on contributions from generous individuals.

If you would like to donate, there are multiple ways to do so:

Online

You may donate using a debit card by visiting:
https://tinyurl.com/icos-donate.

Alternatively, you can make a donation by filling out the form below:

Mail

You can send checks made payable to Islamic Community Outreach Services to our address:

111 E. Seneca St.
Ithaca, NY 14850

In Person

There is a donation box located near the entrance of the moosalla. Both cash and check are accepted. Checks should be made payable to Islamic Community Outreach Services.

Note about donations

Islamic Community Outreach Services is not registered as a non-profit organization. As a result, contributions will NOT be classified as IRS tax-deductible donations. Rather they will be classified as a gift. More information regarding gifts can be found on the IRS website.

Operating Budget for 2017

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Our estimated budget for this year is $30,000.

This year, our focus will be to involve more community members in our on-going and future projects.

We would also like to continue existing programs and expand our offerings:

  1. Five times daily prayers
  2. Children Islamic school
  3. Adult halaqahs
  4. Providing a variety of halal meat
  5. Inviting a scholar for the month of Ramadan and scholars throughout the year
  6. Increasing the number of community potlucks and events
  7. Pursuing more opportunities to educate non-Muslims about Islam
  8. Organizing additional educational classes for adults and children
  9. Establishing a set of procedures and infrastructure to enable Islamic burials in Ithaca

We ask Allah (SWT) to enable us to accomplish all of the above and to purify our intentions for doing this for only His sake. Ameen.

Operating Budget for 2016

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Our estimated budget for this year is $25,000. With this amount, we can pay rent and utilities, continue existing programs, and expand our offerings:

  • Five times daily prayers – ✓
  • Children Islamic school – ✓
  • Adult halaqahs – ✓Weekly brothers halaqahs
  • Providing a variety of halal meat – ✓ Added a meat supplier for more reliability
  • Inviting a scholar for the month of Ramadan – ✗ Could not find anyone this year
  • Holding regular community potlucks and events – Outside of Ramadan, we have four regular events (two for Eid and two for the Islamic school)
  • Pursuing opportunities to educate non-Muslims about Islam – ✓ Expanded our outreach network and increased the number of opportunities
  • Organizing additional educational classes for adults and children – ✓ Summer Quran classes from 7/25-8/18 and tafseer classes during Ramadan
  • Establishing a set of procedures and infrastructure to enable Islamic burials in Ithaca – Started but incomplete

We ask Allah (SWT) to enable us to accomplish all of the above and to purify our intentions for doing this for only His sake. Ameen.

Operating Budget for 2015

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Our estimated budget for this year is $25,000. With this amount, we can pay rent and utilities, continue existing programs, and expand our offerings:

  • Five times daily prayers – ✓
  • Children Islamic school – ✓
  • Adult halaqahs – ✓
  • Providing a variety of halal meat  – ✓
  • Inviting a scholar for the month of Ramadan – ✓
  • Monthly community potlucks with guest speakers including imams of other communities – Organized some community events
  • Establish channels for interfaith dialogue – Started end of 2015
  • Muslim-run tutoring center open to the Ithaca community – ✗
  • Establishing a set of procedures and infrastructure to enable Islamic burials in Ithaca – ✗
  • Publishing an on-line Islamic newsletter (possible theme: Living Islam) – ✗

We ask Allah (SWT) to enable us to accomplish all of the above and to purify our intentions for doing this for only His sake. Ameen.