• Mission

    Established by the Sakyong, Jamgön Mipham Rinpoche, the Foundation provides support to organizations and projects whose activities exemplify the vision of Shambhala, a contemplative tradition grounded in the view that the path to peace for individuals and society is based on the cultivation of universal human qualities: wisdom, compassion and courage.

  • Endowments

    The Foundation has a deep commitment to establishing and growing endowment funds to support the vision of Shambhala for generations to come.

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    Create a Legacy

    Your gift supports what you care deeply about for generations to come.


    Investment profits from endowment funds average 5% annually, and can be reinvested or used for current projects.

    A generous bequest was used to initiate the Boulder Shambhala Center endowment.

    “The seeds we plant today with the Dorje Kasung endowment will grow into resources available for future generations.”
    —Jesse Grimes,
    Dorje Kasung

    What is an endowment?

    Endowments are perpetual savings accounts where the capital is protected, and a portion of investment profits are distributed as grants.

    The Future is Now.
  • Donor Directed Giving

    Our patrons have directed over $2 million to many projects of the Shambhala community and other non-profit causes aligned with our mission.

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