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Rawdatul Ilm Academy is a non-profit organization, a subsection of Islamic Center of Centerville. Please contribute to our school and be a part of a continuous charity. You can make a general donation towards the school or become part of the many projects listed below.

Please send your donations via check payable to Rawdatul Ilm Academy with the correct donation category on memo or you may quick Zelle your donations:

The RAWDA Tree

With this donation option, you are becoming part of a legacy. Have your name, names of your children or names of your parents, or ancestors engraved in a leaf. Each leaf is $313 – with the nisbah (connection) to the 313 companions of Badr.

The example of those who spend their wealth in the way of Allah is like a seed [of grain] which grows seven spikes; in each spike is a hundred grains. And Allah multiplies [His reward] for whom He wills. And Allah is all-Encompassing and Knowing. (Qur’an, 2:261)

Sponsor student

Support a student for a monthly tuition or sponsor their full year tuition fee. Each day they learn at school will be a continuous charity (sadaqa jaariyah) for you.

The tuition fees are listed in the tuition schedule.
Please write the name of the student(s) being sponsored and their grade in the memo. Email for more information to sponsor a student!

Founding members

Rawdatul Ilm Academy is in its first year of operation, with the previous year being a pilot program. Alhumdulillah we are headed in the right direction, for providing the Muslim community with an alternative to public schooling and online schooling options. Our mission is to cultivate academic excellence with Islamic principles. You have the opportunity to become a founding member of the school and to make this dream possible for generations of Muslim children.

To become a founding member, please donate $2500 or more. Your name will be engraved on the Rawda’s Founding Member Plaque.


Ibn Umar reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The most beloved people to Allah are those who are most beneficial to people. Source: al-Muʻjam al-Awsaṭ 6/139

Contribute towards our upcoming projects:

  • Library
  • Playground
  • Computer Lab
  • Science Lab