Find answers to frequently asked questions below.
Donations to BCBS and teachers through BCBS are tax-deductible. The Barre Center for Buddhist Studies is a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization based in the United States. Our tax ID/EIN is 223 058 493. Please keep your email receipts and thank you emails as your official record to claim your donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes.
Your donation enables us to:
- preserve and expand access to Buddhist teachings and practice
- offer a wide range of transformational programs in person and online
- support participants who require financial assistance
- achieve our sustainability goals
- care for our land and facilities
- sponsor Bhikkhu Anālayo's study and practice
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Barre Center for Buddhist Studies accepts donations in various forms, including stocks, donor advised funds (DAFs), and IRA qualified charitable contributions (IRA-QCDs). Please consult with your financial planner and/or plan administrator for more information on how to give. Visit our stocks, DAFs, and IRA-QCD page to learn more.
Please make your check out to "Barre Center for Buddhist Studies" and mail to:
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, 149 Lockwood Road, Barre, MA 01005
Alternatively, select the eCheck option on our donate page.
We accept money orders, ACH, wire and other forms of bank transfers. Please email email@example.com for more information.
Incorporating Barre Center for Buddhist Studies into your legacy plans will support the future of our organization and the integration of Buddhist study and practice for generations to come. It’s a gift that costs you nothing now, is flexible, and can often be established easily through a new will, trust, or amendment. Visit our planned giving page to learn more.
The Barre Center for Buddhist Studies is a U.S. 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and our EIN is 223 058 493.
Donating is by no means the only way to support the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. You can also volunteer, offer a ride, leave a review, or visit our online book shop:
If your schedule allows, apply to volunteer monthly or daily. For more information and to apply, visit our volunteer page.
Offer a Ride
If you are able to offer a ride to or from BCBS at the beginning or end of your program, consider posting on the BCBS/IMS ride share page.
Leave a Review
If you've had a positive experience with us you'd like to share, consider leaving a Google review.
Visit Our Online Book Shop
If you’re planning to purchase a book, consider purchasing it through our online bookshop through bookshop.org. 10% of your purchase will help support our Center.