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The current grant cycle is for July 2019-June 2020. Deadline for submission of postmarks of new applications and renewal applications is May 31, 2019. If you have received a grant for 2017-18 or 2018-19, use the renewal form. Otherwise, use the new application form. Grantees are announced in July 2019. Use your FEF ID to check this spreadsheet if you’ve submitted a renewal form and this spreadsheet if you’ve submitted a new application. Make sure you keep a copy of all unsealed materials in your application in case you need to resend it.

Reminders for the 2019-20 application cycle are distributed via e-mail and SMS/text messages. You can also text @201920a to the number 81010 or (636) 486-0790.

The annual awards program will in sha Allah distribute approximately $20,000 in grants, in total, to new applicants. Renewal recipients typically receive, in total, between $20,000-$25,000 in grants each year. The foundation also earmarks approximately $10,000 annually for distribution through Hartford Seminary’s Islamic Chaplaincy Program for prison chaplains.

The Fadel Educational Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit educational foundation supporting education for non-incarcerated Muslim U.S. citizens and permanent residents. The awards are distributed on a need/merit basis up to $3,500 a year for post-secondary education.

Use the pages in the menu bar at the top to access any available application forms, instructions for award recipients and a Frequently Asked Questions document about all facets of the application and disbursement process.

Use these social networking services to have FEF news delivered to your PC or mobile device:

E-mail Distribution List for Supporters of the Foundation

We encourage all who deal with the foundation to submit a review at

The foundation also accepts donations.

Updated February 27, 2019.


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