Project Details

Current Challenges

Exclusive Muslim Cemetery in Chicagoland
Limited Muslim section space in other graveyards
Cement liner and coffin requirements
Fulfillment of Muslim funeral rights at one location

Potential Solution

40 acres site in Will county, IL
More than 24,000 grave sites
Natural (eco-friendly) burials in accordance to the Sunnah
Free services for less fortunate Muslims
Availability from sunrise to sunset
Dedicated place for full funeral services (phase 2)

Benefits to the Ummah

Adherence to Sunnah
Estimated savings of $3,000 – $5,000 per funeral
Remove our dependence on non-Muslim cemeteries
One location services (Phase 2)
Significant reduction in burial labor costs
Maintain Muslim funeral costs at a minimum
Burial space for many generations to come

Project Timeline

Phase 1 – Estimated costs – $1.7M (Mid 2023)

Attorneys retainer – Completed
County pre-approvals – Completed
Land purchased – Completed

Phase 2 – Estimated costs – $TBD

Construct minimal infrastructure to support basic services