Donations to DDMBASF are tax-deductible. By making donations, you will support our core services, meditation retreats, and activities. A step further, you will help to make a better community and enhance harmony of society.

Either one-time donation or installment pledge is welcome. Gifts of stock transfer and bequests are also appreciated. For any assistance, please email, or call us at (408) 469-0321.

Please make your checks payable to DDMBA-SF and send it to:

PO Box 2007
Fremont, CA 94536

Alternatively, you can donate online using PayPal by clicking on the DONATE button below:

Dharma Drum Mountain San Francisco Bay Area Center has joined the Amazon Smile program. If you select DDMBASF as your charitable organization, every eligible purchase you make at will result in a small donation to DDRC. There is no extra cost to you; the donation comes from Amazon itself. To shop at Amazon Smile simply go to and sign in with your amazon account. 


Thank you for your generosity!
Whether or not you are able to make a donation at this time, you can help us in different ways; such like supporting our programs by doing volunteer with your precious time and profession. Your kindly help is like other support to all chapters of DDMBA around the world. We, on behalf of Master Sheng-Yen, the founder of DDM, and the sangha, would like to thank you for your compassionate contribution.

Thousand Bodhi-Hearts; Thousand Dollars

Thousand Bodhi-Hearts are to accomplish the practice of bodhisattva. Thousand dollars is to support Buddhadharma.

I am willing to support the development of the future facility of DDMBA San Francisco Chapter. I hope with my support, more people will have the chance to learn dharma and Chan. I would like to help spread dharma in the United States, which I believe would cultivate wisdom in our life and make us more compassionate.

From today, either a one-time donation of $1000 or an installment pledge by individuals or groups will be given a gift of a reproduced calligraphy by Master Sheng Yen. The gift is limited. Other reproduced calligraphies will be given if “Great Freedom – Thousand Bodhi-heart; Thousand dollars” are all given away.

In addition, donation of a one-time or of an installment pledge of $10,000 or $35,000 will be in honor roll. Please contact DDMBASF for more details at (408) 469-0321.

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Disaster Relief Fund

Dear Dharma friends,
As we all learned from the news, a massive deadly magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck Taiwan and a 17-story apartment complex that collapsed in the predawn earthquake on Saturday February, 6th in southwestern Taiwan, called Tainan. Firefighters and other rescue specialists had pulled 39 bodies from the wreckage of the collapsed building, while an additional 99 people were missing and believed to still be under the rubble. DDMBA North America is committed to supporting relief efforts and to assist those that have been devastated by this catastrophic earthquake. Together, we can make a difference.
Master Sheng-Yen had once said, “Those who help victims are Boddhisattva; those victims who sacrificed themselves are indeed Great Boddhisattva” 
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families in the affected areas.  DDMBA North America is once again calling for your help!!  We have set up the Tainan Earthquake Relief Fund, which needs everybody’s immediate support.  Hopefully our loving-kindness will assist their urgent needs and bring relief to their pain and sorrow.  From now through March 31st, DDMBA North America will collect donations to assist the people of Tainan.
Making a donation is easy and your donation will be greatly appreciated.  You may send a check to your local DDMBA Chapter and indicate the donation is for Tainan Earthquake Relief Fund.  You may also send the check to Chan Meditation Center, 91-26 Corona Ave. Elmhurst, NY 11373.  For more information, please call 718-592-6593.  We will do our best to promptly deliver your loving-kindness to the hands of the earthquake survivors.
Please make your check Payable to: DDMBA
Memo: Tainan Earthquake Relief Fund
Please send your check to:
Chan Meditation Center
91-26 Corona Ave.
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Let us all pray and transfer all merits to those who sacrificed their lives and those who are in need of help.