“As-Sadaqat (here it means Zakat)are only for the Fuqara' (poor), and Al-Masakeen (the Needy) and those employed to collect (the funds); and to attract the hearts of those who have been inclined (towards Islam); and to free the captives; and for those in debt; and for Allah's Cause, and for the wayfarer ( a traveler who is cut off from everything; a duty imposed by Allah. And Allah is All Knower, All-Wise.” - Sarah At-Tauba [9:60]
The following application is used to apply for Zakat at Islamic Society of Central Jersey (ISCJ). The application must be completed thoroughly and submitted with the appropriate documentation. Utilize the checklist to complete the application in ENGLISH ONLY.
All applications should comply with the following:
Complete all sections of the application accurately.
Ensure the section requesting an explanation of the applicants need for financial support is documented thoroughly. Use additional sheets if needed.
Provide a copy of the applicants’ tax return for the current year (Form 1040).
Attach a copy of the applicants Social Security Card.
Provide additional documentation as required to provide proof to support your request. This could include:
Allow at least 1-2 weeks to process your application. Please note that sending an incomplete application or omitting supporting documentation is likely to delay the process considerably.
Once ISCJ receives your application, it will be reviewed by the Zakat Representatives. You may be contacted via phone or email to request further information or clarification.
If you would like to inquire about the status of your application email email@example.com. To speak to someone you may call the Zakat Line at: 732-329-2020. If no one is able to attend your call, please leave a message and your call will be returned within 1-3 days.
ISCJ collaborates with other masajid in the area to review Zakat Applicant Information. If you have any concerns, please note them on your application.
The Zakat Application includes personal and confidential information intended only for restricted, internal use by authorized personnel exclusively for evaluation of zakat requests. Unauthorized use, copying, distribution or dissemination of the information provided in this application is strictly prohibited.