Podcast Episode 18 – Fundraising

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This episode covers:

Ramadan is season of fundraising

Negatives of fundraising system and need for financial stability – particularly how it affects things like juma

Even as we seek financial stability, individual giving is still 80% of philanthropy in the US. Are we set up to sustain our institutions?

How being in debt affects our ability to give and contribute

Making it a goal to donate large amounts – make dua to be able to do it

Monthly increase of sadaqah envelope

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Omar Usman

Omar Usman is a founding member of MuslimMatters, Qalam Institute, Muslim Strategic Initiative, and Debt Free Muslims. He is a regular khateeb and has served in different administrative capacities in various national and local Islamic organizations. You can follow him on Google+ or on Twitter @ibnabeeomar. Check out his latest project at Fiqh of Social Media.


  1. August 31, 2014

    Guys, can you please provide us with some names of Muslim orgs we can put on my Amazon Smile program? Thanks.

  2. September 8, 2014

    How did I not see this? 🙁 SobhnaAllah I had my own first fundraiser dinner on July 19th for Helping Hands!! SobhnaAllah, I will still listen to this in case for future 🙂


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