Certified Training Program on AAOIFI Shari'ah Standards

Shariah Compliant Real Estate Financing in the USA

Welcome to our training program on Shariah Compliant Real Estate Financing in the USA. This training is designed to provide Imams with a comprehensive understanding of Shari’ah compliant models of Real Estate (RE) financing that currently exist in the US market.

During this training, Imams will be introduced to the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) Shari’ah Standards (SSs), which serve as the basis for understanding Shari’ah compliant models of Real Estate financing. The SSs cover a range of financing models, including cost-plus deferred sale, lease-to-own, construction financing, declining balance program, and Shari’ah (Musharakah) and Modern Corporations.

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Imams will learn how to apply the Shari’ah Standards to different Real Estate financing models, including Murabahah, Ijarah, Istisna, Parallel Istisna’a, Diminishing Musharkah, and Sharikah (Musharakah) and Modern Corporations.

By the end of the training, Imams will have a clear understanding of the key principles and practices of Shari’ah-compliant Real Estate financing offered in the USA, and the AAOIFI standards which apply to them. 

Training Dates and Location:

  • May 2023 – New Jersey

  • December 2023 – Houston | Texas

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For more information, please contact:

Abdullrahman Nashnoush at (703) 593-3447
Sh. Ahmed Fawzy at (206) 539-8214
Email: office@northamericanimamfederation.org


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UIF Corporation

Established in 2005, UIF Corporation is the fastest-growing Islamic Finance provider in the US.

Sterling Charitable Gift Fund Trust

The Sterling Charitable Gift Fund trust (SCGF) is a 501(c)(3) donor advised fund. The SCGF establishes an account in a donor’s name and allows an immediate tax deduction of a current contribution for future charitable giving.

Amana Mutual Funds Trust

Started in 1986, Amana is the oldest and largest family of funds investing with Islamic Principles in the United States.


The Center for Islam in the Contemporary World (CICW) at Shenandoah University is an academic center engaged in research, teaching, training, and outreach on issues related to Islam and Muslims in contemporary contexts.


NAIF is a consortium of Imams in the U.S. and Canada. Through its network of advice and professional advocacy, NAIF supports the Imam’s sacred mission.

The views and opinions express in this seminar are those of the individual contributor and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of UIF Corporation or its affiliates. Comments made in response to this seminar are the opinions of the individuals. UIF Corporation (UIF is a trademark of UIF Corporation) – Equal Housing Opportunity – NMLS 93460 (www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org) is a Faith Based subsidiary of University Bank (NMLS 715685) Member FDIC, that operates in various states. For a complete list of states UIF Corporation is able to provide financing in please visit https://www.myuif.com/license-registration. UIF Corporation is not affiliated with the Tri-State Imams Council, AAOIFI, Sterling Charitable, Amana Mutual Funds Trust, NAIF, CICW, or any government agency.