Donation and Zakat FAQs

If you can not find the answer to your question below, please contact us at: finance@seekershub.org. We will reply as soon as we can Insha-Allah. 

Are donations to SeekersHub tax deductible?

A:

Yes, but only in Canada and the United States for now.

When will I get my tax receipt?

A:

If you donate online you will immediately receive a tax receipt in your inbox Insha-Allah.

You will also receive a comprehensive tax receipt of all your donations by the end of February next year Insha-Allah. If you don't please email us at finance@seekershub.org. 

How can I cancel my recurring donation?

A:

Fill in this form. You will receive a confirmation email within 72 hours Insha-Allah, either confirming that the donation has been cancelled or asking for more details. 

Can I donate by check?

A:

Important: Please fill in this form after donating via wire or direct deposit.  If you do not, we can not send you a tax receipt for your check.

United States

If in the US, please make check payable to SeekersGuidance Inc. 
 
For Regular Donations: please write the following account number on the back of the check: 000861174952 
For Zakat Donations: please write the following account number on the back of the check: 164100351728 
 
Please include your email address in the memo section so that we can send you a tax receipt. 
 
Mail the check to the below address: 

SeekersGuidance Inc. 
P.O. Box 4835 
Federal Way, Washington 
98063, USA

Canada

Make the cheque out to SeekersHub Toronto.  The 'Toronto' is very important as we cannot deposit cheques that do not say SeekersHub Toronto. 

Please indicate on the cheque if this is a ZAKAT or GENERAL donation. 

Please include your email address in the memo section so that we can send you a tax receipt. 
 
Mail cheque to:  
SeekersHub Toronto (Attn: Noorin Moledina) 
5650 Tomken Rd, Unit 16/17, Mississauga, ON, L4W 4P1

Can I donate by wire or direct deposit?

A:

Important: Please fill in this form after donating via wire or direct deposit.  If you do not, we can not send you a tax receipt for your wire transfer.

United States - Sadaqa (to support SeekersHub's operations)

Bank Of America 
Seekers Guidance Inc. 
Account number: 000861174952 
Routing number: 121000358 (paper & electronic) or 026009593 (wires) 
Swift Code: BOFAUS3N

United States - Zakat

Bank Of America 
Seekers Guidance Inc. 
Account number: 164100351728 
Routing number: 121000358 (paper & electronic) or 026009593 (wires) 
Swift Code: BOFAUS3N

What currencies can I donate in?

A:

USD and CAD for now. Once we are registered in the UK and Australia, we will add those currencies Insha-Allah.

When will SeekersHub register as a non-profit in the UK?

A:

Soon Insha-Allah. We are working on it.

Where do you distribute the Zakat funds?

A:

Funds are distributed to Zakat eligible scholars and students of knowledge that are approved by senior SeekersHub scholars. Funds may also go to the other categories of Zakat recipients as outlined by the primary Islamic sources. Please note that Zakat will not be used for SeekersHub operations.

When will you distribute the Zakat?

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SeekersHub will distribute the Zakat as early as reasonably possible after receipt from the Zakat donor.

According to which school of law do you distribute Zakat?

A:

We distribute our Zakat in accordance with the Hanafi school of jurisprudence.

Who is the Zakat agent?

A:

SeekersHub will be acting as the agent (wakil) on behalf of the Zakat donor.

Can I give Zakat al-Fitr to SeekersHub?

A:

Not online. Occasionally we collect it locally at our physical location in Toronto when marked as such. 

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