Karmê Chöling depends on financial donations for approximately 25 percent of its operating budget. We very much appreciate your kindness and generosity. Thanks to your support, we continue to introduce meditation to people from all over the world, as well as offer excellent programming and retreats for longtime practitioners, supporters and friends.
One-Time Donations can give rise to improvements in the Main Shrine Room, guest rooms, the Garden and for many other projects and features at Karmê Chöling. (See our Wish-List Registry) You may make a one-time donation online, or contact our Development Coordinator by email.
For a one-time donation of $300 or more, you will receive one of the calligraphies below. (see selection)
Karmê Chöling Shambhala Meditation Center is a Section 501(c)(3) charitable organization
Free Calligraphy Print
For a one-time donation of $300 or more, you will receive one of the calligraphies below.
More Ways To Give
Monthly Membership Giving:
Monthly donors provide Karmê Chöling with predictable cash flow for operational expenses by committing to ongoing monthly donations. As with other donations, these payments can be made by credit card, automatic bank withdrawal, or check. Charges to credit cards and bank withdrawals for monthly donations are made on the 15th of each month.Learn more about Monthly Membership Giving
Stocks, bonds and mutual funds can be donated to Karmê Chöling. You may write off the full current market value of the securities as a tax deduction (please consult your financial advisor about possible limitations to this rule). For more information email the Development Coordinator or call 802-633-2384, Ext. 157.
These are a gift in-kind, and eligible for tax deductions under charitable giving.
Grant a wish that is listed in our registry. Please let the Development Coordinator know so that we can properly thank you for your donation.
If your company has a matching gift program, you may be able to increase the value of your gift. Please contract the Development Coordinator for details.
Due to a Canadian tax law change, beginning July 1, 2019, Canadian donors will no longer be eligible for a Canadian tax deduction when donating to any U.S. Shambhala entity.
You may still make an unrestricted donation to Karmê Chöling at any time – it will help us greatly!
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. Learn more about Bequests.
Email: Development Coordinator
802-633-2384, Ext. 157
Karmê Chöling Shambhala Meditation Center is a Section 501(c)(3)
A Little About Karmê Chöling...
Karmê Chöling is a Buddhist meditation retreat center founded by Chogyam Trungpa, a Tibetan lineage holder. Established in 1971, it is one of the oldest retreat centers in the US. Situated in beautiful Vermont, it is also the first of Shambhala’s four long term retreat centers. From its start as a center for meditation retreats in New England, it has become a global movement with a community of meditators working together to build enlightened society.
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