Since 2003, The Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism has provided close to $8 million in both small and large grants to over 200 U.S.-based non-profit organizations whose programs support the teaching of meditation/mindfulness and Buddhism in America. The Foundation continues to expand its grant-giving activities as well as its support of the availability of teaching materials created by its founder, Rama – Dr. Frederick Lenz.

Policy on Accepting Donations

The Foundation is pleased to accept all donations of cash equivalents and marketable securities. All other donations in whatever form are subject to approval in advance of acceptance by the Foundation’s board of directors. Donations may be sent to our contact address or you may donate via PayPal below. 

Your donation to the Lenz Foundation General Fund helps to support the wide range of worthy programs conducted by American Buddhist groups.  For more information, see Grant Activity.

On Paypal, you may enter a single or a monthly donation.

Donations by check to the Lenz Foundation save us the non-profit 1.99% plus $.49 per transaction PayPal fee. If you are donating by PayPal, you may also add this extra fee amount to your donation. 

If you are mailing a check, please send it to:

The Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism
1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Thank you for your donation!