National Zakat Foundation is a ground-breaking initiative which aims to utilise Zakat funds and voluntary donations collected in Australia for the benefit of local, deserving recipients.

Our vision is for Islam to flourish in society as a source of prosperity and harmony for all.

Our mission is to distribute Zakat transformatively within Australia

Women being helped with donations

What we do

Our work covers five core areas that together form an end-to-end service for the Muslim community in Australia with respect to Zakat.

1. Collection

Providing an efficient, secure and accessible means of paying Zakat which is trusted by the Muslim community.

2. Distribution

To efficiently and effectively distribute Zakat and Sadaqah funds to deserving members of the Muslim community in Australia.

3. Awareness

Raising awareness about the obligation of paying Zakat, its great importance in empowering the Muslim community and the urgent need for Zakat distribution in Australia.

4. Education

Providing the Muslim community with easily accessible knowledge about Zakat and the means to help implement it accurately.

5. Calculation

Providing the Muslim community with the most effective and accurate means of calculating Zakat.

Our Team

These are the leaders and advisors who make NZF a reality.

Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Chief Executive Officer

Asif Mulla

National Operations Manager

Munir Abdella

National Distribution Manager

Farooq Syed

National Marketing Manager

Maryam Velasco

Team Lead, QLD

Angela Ishaq

National Human Resources Manager

Shaykh Sajid Umar


Shaykh Bilal Ismail


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