TWF Home | Search TWF | News & Views | Action Alerts | The Truth About Islam
Sayings of The Prophet | Picture Gallery | Activists' Library | About TWF | Guest Book

WHAT major, U.S. news media won't tell you we will concisely, with context. To contact us or to make a donation, please scroll to the bottom of this page.

The Corporation

Founded in 1995, The Wisdom Fund is a nonprofit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) corporation registered in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Donors may deduct contributions as provided in U.S. Code § 170 EIN 54-1755689.

The Wisdom Fund is located in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area (red star below) between the Pentagon and Washington National Airport.

location map

Mission

The Wisdom Fund advances truth, justice, peace.

Philosophy

John Stuart Mill (1806 - 73) most influential English language philosopher of the nineteenth century: "He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them. But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion... Nor is it enough that he should hear the opinions of adversaries from his own teachers, presented as they state them, and accompanied by what they offer as refutations. He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them...he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form."

Directors

The Bylaws provide for five directors whose primary duty is to raise funds to accomplish corporate objectives, and to assure the highest standards of integrity in all activities of The Wisdom Fund.

The founding Director is Enver Masud. The late Dr. Ayub K. Ommaya served on the Board from 1997 through 2005. Kevin Barrett and Mauri Saalakhan joined the Board on January 1, 2010. Mauri Saalakhan stepped down from the Board early 2013.

Our Visitors

We receive visitors from more than 120 countries. The top 25 are: United States of America, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Australia, India, South Africa, European Union, People's Republic of China, Netherlands, Belgium, Finland, Canada, Romania, France, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Pakistan, New Zealand, Singapore, Russia, Poland, Mexico, Sweden.

News & Views

Our news releases have been reprinted in newspapers and magazines in the US, UK, Malaysia, Australia, South Africa . . . We've been cited in Le Monde (the largest French daily), and discussed on C-Span. We formulate our positions on the basis of justice and compassion, do not take sides with political parties, and believe in the right of all to "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."

The Wisdom Fund's news releases may be freely reproduced provided that they are not edited, and our name and URL are included.

Name, Motto, Logo

logo Our name, and motto (Timeless Wisdom for Lasting Community), were inspired by Huston Smith author of The Illustrated World's Religions A Guide To Our Wisdom Traditions. To paraphrase Prof. Smith: "If you take the best of the enduring world religions, you have the distilled wisdom of the human race." We make no special claim to wisdom. We seek, apply, and share "the distilled wisdom of the human race" a gift to all of us.

Source/Use of Funds

Your donations, sponsorship of our advertising, and income from books and posters are our sole source of funds. All work is done free by volunteers. The president's salary is $1 per year.

Donate to TWF.org

Mail checks to: The Wisdom Fund, P.O. Box 2723, Arlington, VA 22202. Questions?

Copyright © 1995 The Wisdom Fund - All Rights Reserved.
Logo © 1992 Sakkal Design - All Rights Reserved
back button