The North American Islamic Trust - NAIT
The North American Islamic Trust (NAIT) is a waqf,
the historical Islamic equivalent of an American trust or endowment, serving
Muslims in the United States and their institutions. NAIT facilitates the
realization of American Muslims' desire for a virtuous and happy life in a
NAIT is a not-for-profit entity that qualifies as a
tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
NAIT was established in 1973 in Indiana by the Muslim Students Association of
U.S. and Canada (MSA), the predecessor of the Islamic Society of North America
(ISNA). NAIT supports and provides services to ISNA, MSA, their affiliates, and
other Islamic centers and institutions. The President of ISNA is an ex-officio
member of the Board of Trustees of NAIT.