Support the Lamppost Education Initiative

Your support is critical to our efforts to provide quality Islamic instruction.

For more than 10 years,  the Lamppost Education Initiative (Lamppost) has produced an array of articles, videos, online classes, and live seminars featuring some of the brightest, Muslim American minds in the West, including scholars like Dr. Abdullah bin Hamid Ali, Dr. Khalid Yahya Blankinship, Imam Zaid Shakir, Dr. Sherman Abdul-Hakim Jackson, Shaykh Walead Mosaad, Rasul Miller, and more.
Our services help Muslims at all financial levels. Many of our programs, courses, books, and seminars are free or at a minimal cost. It is your donations and contributions that enable Lamppost to continue this critical work for Muslims in the West. Please donate generously.  We are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and your donations are tax-deductible in the United States.

Listen to Ustadha Zaynab Ansari on why we should support Lamppost

Your contributions allow us to

Expand the number of onsite, live programs, seminars, and retreats which help us expose more people to Muslim American Scholars. Lamppost provides a wide range of scholarly views to address the variegated needs of Muslim communities across the United States. Our two most recent programs, the 2018 Black American Muslim Conference and the current 2018 Ramadan Reflections Series, are examples of the kind of diversified, in-depth seminars and programs that we strive to bring to the Muslim American public.

Upgrade our technology to provide live streaming of events and recorded video sessions of our scholars across the country.

Provide scholarships to needy Muslim students for our online courses, seminars, and our upcoming 2nd Annual Black American Muslim Conference

Publish more scholarly articles and books on a wide range of topics and subjects that affect Muslims in the West.

So your help contributes to the intellectual and spiritual needs of Muslims throughout the world. Please share this appeal with your friends and family to let them know about our efforts at Lamppost, and encourage them to donate during this wonderful month of Ramadan and beyond. Please consider becoming a supporter of the Lamppost Education Initiative throught monthly donations. Your consistent support will give our community much more access to our Islamic tradition.

Lamppost is a non-profit 501c3 organization. So, your donation is tax-deductible.

You can also contribute by sending a check or money order to:

Lamppost Education Initiative ,PO Box 13175,Philadelphia, Pa 19101

You can also donate with Paypal



Take one of our courses. Lamppost offers a number of courses from our scholars. These courses cover a wide range of topics and essential issues for Muslims today.  Our latest offering is the recording of the 2018 Black American Muslim Conference.  Click  HERE  for more details on this seminar and other sessions.

Be sure to get a copy of our latest publication,Tears of the Yearners For the Meeting With God. There are only a few copies left. Click HERE for more details and to order your copy today.

Are you a member of a masjid or organization who would be interested in sponsoring a Lamppost event or a needy student for one of our courses? If so, please email us at