Our mission is to be the unifying federation of Islamic organizations of greater Chicagoland, the leading advocate of Muslim community interests and a catalyst for enriching American society.


Muslim Achievers

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago is now accepting nominations for this year’s Muslim Achiever’s Award! 

Muslim Achievers are people who have excelled in their respective fields and have either achieved great success and/or have been recognized for their excellence. Our criterion for nomination is:1)The nominee is a Muslim.2.) The nominee is from Chicagoland.3) The nominee’s achievement is of national prominence.4) The achievement is not in the field that is considered haram, such as gambling and alcohol, etc.5) The achievement is from the past year or very recent past unless it is of national prominence.
We truly value our community’s input so please take a moment to fill out this year’s Muslim achiever’s nomination form. Winners will be announced at the Council’s 31st Annual Gala ‘Together Towards Tomorrow’ on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Please click here

Please provide thorough information about the nominee by providing a BIO, CV, supporting citations, certificates, and a recommendation letter. The committee will accept well-prepared audio, and video information about the nominee, and submission of this information is encouraged.

For questions email achievers@ciogc.org.

Deadline: September 23, 2023.

To buy tickets to the Council’s 31st Annual Gala ‘Together Towards Tomorrow’, Log on to ciogc.org/gala-2023.