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Buddhist Insights Meditation, Inc.

Buddhist Insights Meditation, Inc. 504 Beach 68th StreetArverne, NY 11692Website:  buddhistinsights.com Description of Organization Buddhist Insights Meditation, Inc. connects people with Buddhist monks and nuns. Its mission is to make monastic teachings more accessible and culturally relevant in NYC, while granting affordable high-quality meditation options to the general public. Since its inception in January 2016,…

Buddhist Arts and Film Festival

Buddhist Arts and Film Festival 635 Paragon Drive Boulder, CO 80303 website:  baff.film Description of Organization The Buddhist Arts and Film Festival (BAFF) is a nonprofit organization with the intention and the aspiration to benefit all beings by offering Buddhist inspired art, film, discussion and activities. Grant(s) Awarded In 2022, a donation in the amount…

Boulder Shambhala Center

Boulder Shambhala Center 1345 Spruce St.Boulder, CO 80302Website: boulder.shambhala.org Description of Organization The Boulder Shambhala Center was established by Tibetan Buddhist master Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1973. BSC now operates within an international organization of city and retreat centers under the guidance and protection of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Shambhala USA. The Boulder Shambhala Center…

Bodhidharma Foundation of America

Bodhidharma Foundation of America 16530 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 205Encino California 91436website:  tbfoa.org Description of Organization The Bodhidharma Foundation of America’s mission is to promote the understanding of Zen and the appreciation of Bodhidharma as its founder by creating productions and fundraising activities to support Zen in all its forms. Our first production, “The Legend of…

Bodhi Youth of America

Bodhi Youth of America 8762 Garden Grove Blvd #102Garden Grove, CA 92844website:  www.bodhiyouth.org/www4   Description of Organization Bodhi Academy is a subsidiary of Bodhi Youth of America. The academy offers after school homework support and teachings on mindfulness for K-12 students. Stress, peer pressure, bullying, as well as identity and self-esteem issues have been linked…

Big Mind, Inc./Kanzeon Zen Center

Big Mind, Inc./Kanzeon Zen Center 1274 E. South TempleSalt Lake City, UT 84102Telephone: (801) 593-1771bigmind.orgAttn: Dennis Genpo Merzel Roshi Description of Organization Kanzeon International was founded in 1982, bringing together individuals and groups studying with Genpo Merzel Roshi throughout Europe and America. The “Big Mind” process was developed by Zen Master Dennis Genpo Merzel after…

Shambhala Meditation Center of Chicago

Shambhala Meditation Center of Chicago 37 N. Carpenter StChicago, IL 60607https://chicago.shambhala.org/   Description of Organization Shambhala Chicago was formed in 1970 to contribute to creating compassionate care through the practice of mindfulness in the metropolitan Chicago area. The Shambhala Meditation Center of Chicago is part of an international community of more than 200 centers. In…

University of Illinois CeaseFire

University of Illinois/Cure Violence Program 227 W. Monroe St., Suite 1025Chicago, IL 60606312-756-8632cvg.org/ Description of Organization Cure Violence was founded by Gary Slutkin, M.D., former head of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Intervention Development Unit and Professor of Epidemiology and International Health at the University of Illinois/Chicago School of Public Health. Cure Violence launched in…

Inward Bound Mindfulness Education Inc. (IBme)

Inward Bound Mindfulness Education Inc. (iBme) P.O. Box 516Concord, MA 01742website: ibme.com Description of Organization Inward Bound Mindfulness Education is a nonprofit that offers in-depth mindfulness programming for teens, young adults, and the parents- and youth-serving professionals who support them. The programming guides teens and young adults in developing self-awareness, compassion, and ethical decision making, and…

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Brown University

Brown University Religious Studies Department Box 1927Providence, RI 02912Telephone: (401) 863-3104Website: brown.eduAttn: Harold Roth Description of Organization Contemplative Studies Initiative at Brown University, is devoted to the research and teaching in human techniques and experience of tranquil, attentive awareness and concomitant epistemological and moral insights across human history and across traditions. This initiative proposes to…