Religion, Spiritual Development

Islamic Society of Greater Houston Incorporated

ISGH

aka ISGH

Houston, TX

Mission

ISGH vision is to provide religious and social services to all Muslims and to provide channels of understanding and communication between Muslims and the Houston community in general. We aim to live our vision by providing a variety of services that range from educational, to charitable, social and religious services. We are the largest Muslim Organization in the United States .

Ruling Year

2015

President

Sohail Syed

Treasurer

Faizan Atiq

Main Address

3110 Eastside St

Houston, TX 77098 USA

Keywords

Zakat

EIN

23-7065716

 Number

2121966487

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Islamic (X40)

Philanthropy / Charity / Voluntarism Promotion (General) (T50)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a church.

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

ISGH is dedicated to serving the under privileged by collecting and distributing funds and other essentials for families. . ISGH helps 500 families by paying for rent, utilities, and food.

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Our programs

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Zakat Ul Mal

Where we work

Our Results

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Total dollars received in contributions

TOTALS BY YEAR
Population(s) served

General/Unspecified

Related program

Zakat Ul Mal

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Charting Impact

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

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What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

Our goal is to serve the needs of our community by specializing in services that are essential to its success. From educating our youth to serving the under privileged, ISGH offers an array of services that cater to most segments of our community.

Our goal is to serve the needs of our community by specializing in services that are essential to its success. From educating our youth to serving the under privileged, ISGH offers an array of services that cater to most segments of our community

ISGH manages various free health clinics throughout the Greater Houston to offer medical care to any individual in need of health care. ISGH operates six full-time licensed Islamic schools which offer a curriculum based on the guidelines set by the Texas Essentials of Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). ISGH provides funeral and burial services for all Muslims living in Greater Houston area. All services are tailored to follow proper Islamic practices and guideline manages the Friday Khutbah (sermons) of 22 Centers all year long with a line up of Khateebs who are inspiring and uplifting. ISGH provides the religiously required rituals and paperwork to conduct an Islamic marriage.

When we disburse 09-95 % of Zakat Collected towards helping needy Individuals and Families receiving the resources needed to sustain a living in the city of Houston .

We have served over 500 Individuals per month. We plan to cover other areas outside of Houston as well in the future.

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Islamic Society of Greater Houston Incorporated

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Not Applicable

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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Not Applicable

BOARD COMPOSITION

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Not Applicable

BOARD PERFORMANCE

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