Ways of Contributing | Giving Opportunities
Preserve the Shaolin Legacy. Everyone can help. The simplest way is to get the word out into your social networks. You can also make a variety of individual gifts that included planned or volunteer as a fund raiser. Contributions will be remembered and honored with various naming opportunities. Let's put our hands, minds, and hearts together to build the authentic Shaolin Temple here in America!
The USA Shaolin Temple is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
Support the New Temple New Life Cause in your social network
Everyone can make a difference. While you may be considering a gift in the future, you can share the collective chi with your friends by joining our social networks now and spreading the word.
Unrestricted gifts can be put to use right away to preserve the Shaolin Chan Buddhist philosophy by helping to build the New Temple. Give the gift that is meaningful to you from your heart.
While our online gift form
is secure and easy to use, you are also welcome to give to the New Temple New Life Capital Campaign by mail, phone, fax, or wire transfer.
If you wish to mail in your donation, you can send a money order payable to “The USA Shaolin Temple” to 446 Broadway 2nd Fl, New York, NY, 10013.
For wire transfers, please notify the USA Shaolin Temple in advance so that when the gift arrives, we can properly record your gift and historicize your generosity. You will receive a letter confirming your tax-deductable gift.
Volunteer as a Fundraiser
The New Temple Campaign website allows you to help drive donations by hosting personalized pages and setting personal goals. Friends, family and even absolute strangers can donate via your personalized fund raising page. All donations made from your page will be tracked to your account and progress towards your pledge goal will be tracked online.
(Read more about how you can Volunteer as a Fundraiser)
All gifts bring us closer to building a sustainable New Shaolin Temple and preserving the philosophy for the future, whether it be monthly or annually. Give the gift that is meaningful to you from your heart.
If you eliminate one meal you eat out at a restaurant every week, you could make a monthly gift of $30 or an annual gift of $360, and bring you closer to training at the Temple in Upstate. The possibilities are endless. It begins with each individual, starting with you.
Our online gift form is a simple, quick, and secure way for you to make your gift on a monthly basis. You can stop your reaccuring gift at anytime by contacting the USA Shaolin Temple.
While our online gift form is secure and easy to use, you are also welcome to give to the New Temple New Life Capital Campaign by electronic funds transfer (EFT). EFT is a way of giving that allows you to have funds automatically transferred from your checking account to the New Temple New Life Capital Campaign on a monthly or quarterly basis. The USA Shaolin Temple disciples / staff are available for a confidential meeting with you to set up an EFT.
You can give to the New Temple New Life Capital Campaign in ways that fulfill your philanthropic goals and meet your specific financial or estate planning needs by providing important income and tax benefits, thus helping you to preserve the assets you leave to your heirs.
Types of planned gifts include bequests of cash or property, life insurance or retirement benefits, appreciated securities, various in-kind gifts such as real estate, among others. The USA Shaolin Temple disciples / staff are available for a confidential meeting with you and your financial / legal advisors to ensure that your gift meets your goals and the USA Shaolin Temple’s needs.
In Memoriam Gift
Pay tribute to a friend or loved one with a gift that bears the name of the person you wish to honor. These gifts may be designated toward a specific New Temple New Life Capital Campaign goal, or left unrestricted. When making such a gift, be sure to indicate the name of the person being remembered or honored. A note will be sent to friends or family of the person being remembered, informing them of this special memorial gift. Depending on the level of the donation there may be numerous ways to suitably commemorate the honored individual with chamber naming opporunities. The USA Shaolin Temple disciples / staff are available for a confidential meeting with you to remeber your loved ones.
Corporations and Foundations
The USA Shaolin Temple strives to match the interests of corporations and foundations with the work being conducted by the New Temple New Life Capital Campaign that will benefit individuals and society. The USA Shaolin Temple disciples / staff are available for a confidential meeting with you and your financial / legal advisors to ensure that your gift meets your goals and the USA Shaolin Temple’s needs.