The IAS receives an annual grant from Jordan that covers its local general administrative expenses.
The programmes of the IAS are financed through regular grants from COMSTECH as well as the Islamic Development Bank (IDB). The IAS also undertakes joint programmes with many UN and other international agencies foremost among which are the UNESCO, and the World Bank.
Two trust funds are administrated by the IAS which support denoting public recognition of achievement, in others, by providing support to training workshops and other limited activities that are organised in the various countries. Furthermore, the IAS administers the Ibrahim Memorial Award and its related Fund, which was instituted by the IAS after (the late) Professor Muhammad Ibrahim, Founding Fellow of the IAS. This Award is awarded annually to outstanding scholars working in the medical field from various OIC-member countries.
Moreover, the IAS sometimes receives donations from local and international companies as well as charities in the various countries. And a number of Businessmen from all over the world have – over the years – made generous donations to the IAS.