Giving (USA)

Bodhi Path is a non-profit organization devoted to supporting the teachings of the Buddha and the spread of enlightened activity.

Donations in the USA are made to Wisdom Foundation, which is the legal name of the 501(c)(3) charitable organization that supports Bodhi Path and its projects. Unless otherwise specified for a specific project, donations support the general activities and operations of Bodhi Path.

You can also donate separately to local centers. For details, please contact any of our local centers via the information on our center pages.


All donations to our organization are tax deductible in the USA.


You can donate online:

We accept online donations by Visa, debit card, or Paypal. You do not need a PayPal account to donate.


Recurring monthly donations

You may change or cancel recurring donatons at any time by .

One-time donation

Your donation can be made for a specific project:

If you would like your donation to go to a specific project, please specify the project when making your donation.

If you submit your donation online, you will have the opportunity to "add special donation instructions" on the PayPal payment details review page (before finalizing your donation). Please use this space to specify the project for which you are donating.

Learn more about special projects supported by the Bodhi Path network.

Here are ways others have supported Bodhi Path:

You can donate shares of stock:

Much has been written about the tax efficiency of giving to your favorite 501(c)(3) charities by donating stock. Find out about this simple process to donate shares of stock by or calling us at 540-228-0545. Please also consult your professional advisors.

You can increase your donation with corporate matching programs:

Bodhi Path students have increased the size of their donations by working with corporate matching programs available at their workplaces. With these programs, your original-size donation expands to include a matching amount from your employer. Feel free to ask for our assistance in this process by or calling us at 540-228-0545.

You can mail donations to:

Wisdom Foundation
12 Bodhi Path
Natural Bridge, Virginia 24578
USA

Telephone: 540-228-0545

Amazon.com will donate a portion of the proceeds from your qualifying purchases to Wisdom Foundation:

Smile.Amazon.com

To make your purchases count, enroll in the Amazon Smile program making Wisdom Foundation your charitable organization of choice. Once enrolled, Amazon will make an automatic donation to Wisdom Foundation every time you shop, based on a percentage of your purchase amounts. The Smile.amazon.com site is operated by Amazon and has all the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com.

You can make Bodhi Path part of your estate planning:

Bodhi Path students have included Bodhi Path in their estate planning, which can include creating trusts, to donate property, financial securities and funds. Feel free to ask for more assistance in this process by or calling us at 540-228-0545. Please also consult your professional advisors.