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Ways to Give | Karmê Chöling

Ways to Give

One-Time Unrestricted Donations

Please make a one-time donation today – either online or by contacting our Development Department: (802) 633-2384 x157 or by emailUnrestricted donations are vital, right now. Please do not send credit card information by email; we will reply to correspondences directly for this information. Donations of $300 or more will receive one of the beautiful calligraphy prints displayed at the bottom of this page.

Donate Online

You may also mail your donation in the form of a check or money order made out to Karmê Chöling to: Development Department, Karmê Chöling, 369 Patneaude Lane, Barnet, VT 05821

Thank you for your support!

Canadian Donors

Canadian donors wishing to support Karmê Chöling can do so in the following ways:

Credit card (Mastercard/Visa only):

If you require a Canadian tax receipt for your credit card donation please contact us via email developmentdept@karmecholing.org or phone 603.616.2384 x. 146 and we will follow up with you in person. Please note that tax receipt eligible donations may be made to the Core Path Program Fund or Scholarship Fund only. ** Credit card donations made directly via our website are not eligible for a Canadian tax receipt.


Please make checks payable to ‘Shambhala International’ and mail to:

Karmê Chöling, 369 Patneaude Lane, Barnet, Vermont 05821, USA. Attn: Development Department.  

Donations made via check are eligible for a Canadian tax receipt.

If you do not require a Canadian tax receipt please go ahead and make your donation online.

Donate Online

Thank you for your support!

Monthly Donations

Our monthly donors are a diverse community of global citizens who provide Karmê Chöling with important, predictable cash flow for operations expenses. These payments can be made by automatic bank withdrawal, credit card, or check.

You will receive a pin and the calligraphy print of your choice (pictured below) when you join one of Karmê Chöling’s monthly giving associations. Simply click on one of the monthly levels below to join the other 260 patrons who are making it possible for Karmê Chöling to be around for its 50th anniversary next year and for future generations of practitioners:

Kubera – $25-$99/month

Saddharma – $100-$249/month

Saddharma Patron – $250+/month

Thank you for your support!

Bid on our 2019 Online Auction Items

By bidding on one or more of our online auction items, you’re helping Karme Choling in a vital way. Visit our online auction page here:  https://www.biddingowl.com/Auction/index.cfm?auctionID=18219

Note:  The “retail price” on any auction item is NOT the open bid or bid increment amount. Click on the photo of the item and you’ll see a description of the item as well as the opening bid and bid increment amounts. Be sure to check the details as items are open for bid at different time periods.

Thank you for your support and please spread the word!

Corporate Matching

Many companies match their employees’ contributions to non-profit organizations. Check back here soon for an easy way to learn if your employer is part of a gift-matching program.

Planned Giving

Planned giving is sometimes referred to as gift planning or legacy giving. It is a way to support non-profits that enable you as a philanthropic donor to make larger gifts than you could make from ordinary income.

Some planned gifts provide life-long income to you. Other gift plans use estate and tax planning to provide for charity and heirs in ways that maximize the gift and/or minimize its impact on the donor’s estate.

Whether you use cash, appreciated securities/stock, real estate, partnership interests, personal property, life insurance, a retirement plan, etc., the benefits of funding a planned gift can make this type of charitable giving very attractive to everyone concerned.

Research Planned Giving

Securities Donations

Stocks, bonds and mutual funds can be donated to Karmê Chöling. The full current market value of the securities at the time of the donation can be written off as a tax deduction.

Here are some of the potential benefits:

Avoid paying capital gains tax

Receive a charitable income tax deduction

Enjoy possible increased income

Further Karmê Chöling’s mission

Please consult your financial advisor for assistance, and to learn about any potential limitations to tax deductions.

Air Miles/Tickets

Karmê Chöling pays for the travel expenses of our presenters. By donating frequent flier miles or airline tickets, you can help us keep this cost down.

Please contact the Development Department if you’d like to donate your air miles or transferable tickets:  (802) 633-2384 x157  or by email:  developmentdept@karmecholing.org

Wish List Items

We REALLY need unrestricted funds right now. If you prefer to give in another way, please consider helping us with one of these things we need to put money toward very soon:

Fixing the Pavilion boiler

Please contact the Development Department directly if you prefer to support in this way:  (802) 633-2384 x157  or by email:  developmentdept@karmecholing.org

Karmê Chöling Development Department Contact Information

Phone:  802-633-2384  x157     Email:  developmentdept@karmecholing.org