The Islamic Institute

aka International Human Values Foundation   |   Houston, TX   |  http://www.theislamicinstitute.org

Mission

The Islamic Institute & Houston Blue Mosque, founded in 2001, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and non-political organization operating exclusively for religious, charitable, educational, and literary purposes.The Islamic Institute aspires to educate Muslims and non-Muslims alike with the basic knowledge of Islam, and to contribute towards betterment of the society.

Ruling year info

2002

CEO

Adem Akinci

Main address

9301 W Bellfort St Ste 102

Houston, TX 77031 USA

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Formerly known as

Citadel Foundation INC

EIN

75-2944787

NTEE code info

Islamic (X40)

IRS filing requirement

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

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

The Islamic Institute & Houston Blue Mosque, founded in 2001, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and non-political organization operating exclusively for religious, charitable, educational, and literary purposes. The Islamic Institute aspires to educate Muslims and non-Muslims alike with the basic knowledge of Islam and to contribute towards the betterment of society.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Chaplaincy Service

Moral and psychological support to people in prison.

Population(s) Served
Muslims

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

We are aiming to accomplish to serve all the Muslims and the other religion's members and try to peace in the world.

Interfaith with the other Muslim communities also with the other religions communicate and organize events with them.

To complete our goals, we have about more than 200 volunteers, and from those volunteers, we have 6 commissions.

The Islamic Institute aspires to educate Muslims and non-Muslims alike with the basic knowledge of Islam and to contribute towards the betterment of society.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    SMS text surveys,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To inform the development of new programs/projects,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    We have changed the time of the events and the prayer times due to the feedbacks.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback,

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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The Islamic Institute

Board of directors
as of 11/12/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Omer Gultek

The Islamic Institute

Term: 2017 -


Board co-chair

Sabir Telingun

The Islamic Institute

Term: 2017 -

Ozgur Karakuzu

The Islamic Institute

Ali Kemal Civelek

The Islamic Institute

Mehmet Polat

The Islamic Institute

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and 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 and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/12/2020

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male
Sexual orientation
Decline to state
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 11/12/2020

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Data
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.