Al Furqaan Founation requires directors, officers and employees to observe high standards of business
and personal ethics in the conduct of their duties and responsibilities. As employees and representatives
of the Al Furqaan Foundation, we must practice honesty and integrity in fulfilling our responsibilities and
comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
This Whistleblower Policy is intended to encourage and enable employees and others to raise serious
concerns internally so that Al Furqaan Foundation can address and correct inappropriate conduct and
actions. It is the responsibility of all board members, officers, employees and volunteers to report
concerns about violations of Al Furqaan Foundation code of ethics or suspected violations of law or
regulations that govern Al Furqaan Foundations operations.
It is contrary to the values of Al Furqaan Foundation for anyone to retaliate against any board member,
officer, employee or volunteer who in good faith reports an ethics violation, or a suspected violation of
law, such as a complaint of discrimination, or suspected fraud, or suspected violation of any regulation
governing the operations of Al Furqaan Foundation. An employee who retaliates against someone who
has reported a violation in good faith is subject to discipline up to and including termination of
Al Furqaan Foundation has an open door policy and suggests that employees share their questions,
concerns, suggestions or complaints with their supervisor. If you are not comfortable speaking with your
supervisor or you are not satisfied with your supervisor’s response, you are encouraged to speak with
Supervisors and managers are required to report complaints or concerns about suspected ethical and
legal violations in writing to the Al Furqaan Foundation’s president, who has the responsibility to
investigate all reported complaints. Employees with concerns or complaints may also submit their
concerns in writing directly to their supervisor or the president of the foundation.
The Al Furqaan Foundation’s president and board is responsible for ensuring that all complaints about
unethical or illegal conduct are investigated and resolved. The president will advise the Board of
Directors of all complaints and their resolution.
Acting in Good Faith
Anyone filing a written complaint concerning a violation or suspected violation must be acting in good
faith and have reasonable grounds for believing the information disclosed indicates a violation. Any
allegations that prove not to be substantiated and which prove to have been made maliciously or
knowingly to be false will be viewed as a serious disciplinary offense.
Violations or suspected violations may be submitted on a confidential basis by the complainant. Reports
of violations or suspected violations will be kept confidential to the extent possible, consistent with the
need to conduct an adequate investigation.
Handling of Reported Violations
Al Furqaan Foundation’s executive assistant will notify the person who submitted a complaint and
acknowledge receipt of the reported violation or suspected violation. All reports will be promptly
investigated and appropriate corrective action will be taken if warranted by the investigation.