I consider the Pema Chödrön Foundation to be my greatest legacy – it certainly is the thing I’m most proud of, and the thing that brings me the most joy.
— Pema Chödrön
Any donations, large or small, are greatly appreciated. If you’d like to make a donation to The Foundation, you could do so in the form of a check, pledge, or credit card.
There are other ways to give, such as charitable gift annuities, bequests, and Charitable Remainder Trusts. Please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org to explore these possibilities further.
On behalf of Pema, Gampo Abbey and the Pema Chödrön Foundation, we want to thank you for your interest in Pema’s work and the support of contemplative life in this busy world.
Donate via Check or Pledge
Checks or pledges can be mailed to:
The Pema Chodron Foundation
176 S. Dearborn Circle
Aurora, CO 80012
If you would like your donation to be restricted to the any of the special initiatives below, please include a note with your check.
Donate to the Pema Chodron Foundation
Make a unrestricted donation to the Pema Chödrön Foundation with your credit card or PayPal account.
This initiative aims to make Pema’s books available to underserved individuals and the organizations that serve them, free of charge. Learn more about the Book Initiative.
Donate to support the nuns of Tsoknyi Gechak Ling nunnery in Nepal
With the support of many of you, we’ve raised the funds needed for the construction of a three-year retreat center, to be named Pema Chödrön Drubde, for the nuns of of Tsoknyi Gechak Ling nunnery in Chobhar, Nepal. This initiative now strives to raise $100,000 to support the building of a new primary school for young nuns. Learn more about the nuns of Tsoknyi Gechak Ling.
Donate to support the nuns of Sher Gompa nunnery in Nepal
We are pleased to announce that the Pema Chödrön Foundation has committed itself to the full support of a group of Tibetan Buddhist nuns in Nepal who are engaged in a three-year retreat under the guidance of Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche.
Donate to support the nuns of Karma Drubdey nunnery in Bhutan
The Karma Drubdey nunnery was established by the great scholar and meditation master, Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche in 1968. With your help, the Pema Chödrön Foundation can help these nuns fulfill their aspiration to be fully trained to carry on the tradition that they’re so dedicated to.
Donate to the Monastic College of Surmang Dutsi Til
Surmang was the monastic seat of Pema’s principal teacher, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, until the Chinese invasion in 1957. Pema and The Pema Chödrön Foundation are committed to help bring the building of the Monastic College of Surmang Dutsi Til to completion by the end of 2015. When completed, the college will profoundly benefit the monks and nuns, but will also serve the spiritual and cultural needs of the local community, which is so central to their traditional way of life.
Recurring Monthly Donations
Set up a recurring monthly donation to the Pema Chödrön Foundation. This form of donation requires a PayPal account.
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Pema Chödrön Foundation is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax-deductible, as allowed by the law.