Supporting Buddhist Education


Give the gift of Buddhist education. Donate online:

*If you’d like your online gift to go to a specific purpose, please contact us at within 24 hours of making your donation. General donations go to the areas of most need and are sincerely appreciated.*

JOIN the close- knit community of friends and family committed to providing the very best in graduate level Buddhist education and ministerial training. SUPPORT the Institute of Buddhist Studies now, in any way you choose.

Donate online, by mail, or in person. Your choice is very important to us.

If you’d like to specify a scholarship, please choose which one you’d like to support.

  • IBS Shin Buddhist Ministerial Students Scholarship (IBS MS) *
  • IBS Buddhist Chaplaincy Students Scholarship (IBS CS) *
  • IBS Shin and Buddhist Research Students Scholarship (IBS RS) *

You are crucial to spreading the light and love of Buddhist education and the Dharma.

Send your donation to:
Institute of Buddhist Studies
2140 Durant Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704
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Please make your check payable to the Institute of Buddhist Studies.
Write your choice of scholarship (acronym) in the memo section. For example, “IBS CS”

The Institute of Buddhist Studies also welcomes Endowments. Endowments are the foundation of our programs and scholarships.

Are you interested in creating an Endowment in your name or in honor of someone? Find out more here.

Your gifts will be administered by the Buddhist Churches of America
Endowment Foundation and will be directly available to the IBS via the IBS Faculty Scholarship Committee (scholarships) or the IBS Board of Trustees (Endowments).

Thank you for considering the IBS. Supporters like you are vital to our programs.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Rev. Dr. Seigen Yamaoka
Vice President for Development
Tel: (510) 809-1444
Fax: (510) 809-1443

About the Friends of the Institute of Buddhist Studies.