”Giving is the wish-granting jewel that fulfills the hopes of living beings, The supreme weapon for cutting the knot of miserliness,…Knowing this, the wise rely upon the excellent path of giving.”  Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Kadampa Meditation Center Phoenix is a 501 c 3 organization which offers meditation and Kadampa Buddhism classes for everyone. The Center is and all-volunteer run organization.  Founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso,  exists to promote peace throughout Phoenix and the surrounding areas by making Buddha’s teachings available. We continually need to raise additional funds above and beyond class fees and memberships in order to maintain the Center and provide these expanded offerings.

Your contribution no matter how small can help towards the running of our facilities, activities and services. Through your kind donation we can all benefit and provide a public service to promote peace throughout Arizona.


Donating made easy! 

1. Make a one-time donation:

Mail your tax deductible donation to: Kadampa Meditation Center Phoenix  614 E Townley Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85020

Or through PayPal

KMC Phoenix  offers  different membership levels. Benefits vary depending on the membership level you choose.

3. Provide for KMC Phoenix in a will or trust.

By remembering us in your Will or Trust, you can be assured that we will be able to continue to provide the resources that are so critical to our community for years to come.

Planned gifts to KMC Phoenix can take many forms including:

• Bequests (gifts) by will or living trust
• Life income gifts
• Charitable gift annuities
• Charitable remainder annuity trust
• Charitable remainder Unitrust
• Lead trust
• Gifts of retirement assets
• Gifts of life insurance

Please contact the KMC Phoenix staff by phone at 602-243-5220 or email at for more information.

Please consult your legal adviser for guidance. KMC Phoenix does not provide tax or legal advice. Seek advice based on your circumstances from your tax adviser.

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