Matching Campaign for Sustainability

Double your impact to Tara Mandala. Donate before Saturday December 31, 2016 to help us reach our goal.

As 2017 draws to a close, we are deeply grateful for the precious Dharma teachings we received from Lama Tsultrim Allione, the +5,000 people who joined us for teachings on the land and online, and for the generosity of over 400 individual donors who have given to Tara Mandala this year.

Our Matching Campaign began in July with the inspiring generosity of an Anonymous Donor. To-date we have raised more than $240,000 from our Sangha for a total of $480,000 toward our goal of $500,000. With four days remaining, we ask you to consider making a donation to help us reach our goal.

The Matching Campaign raises funds that support sustainability for both Capital and Operating projects. Already this year, we have replaced the boilers in our Trikaya Temple and began repairs to the temple roof due solely to the funds raised in this campaign.

As a holiday gift or celebration of 2017 – give to Tara Mandala in the name of a loved one or dedicated to a cause close to your heart.


There are two main avenues to assist. Make a onetime donation of $21, $108, $500, $1008 or more that will go to fund Capital projects which develop our infrastructure as described below. Please feel free to dedicate your donation to a prayer, cause, or loved one. Secondly, consider increasing your Sustaining Sangha membership by $7, $21, $54, or $108 per month to fuel Operations, the day-to-day functioning of the organization, with over 50% annually going to fund our dedicated residents and year-round food program.


Your generous contribution to this Matching Campaign for Sustainability is what allows Tara Mandala to be a year-round retreat center, a repository for wisdom literature, a center for translation, a beacon for the feminine in Buddhism, and a refuge for deep practice and transformation. Thank you for considering a gift at this time.

Happy holidays and deep reflection as this calendar year ends.
Yours In the Dharma,
Bridget Bailey

President of the Board of Trustees
Tara Mandala Retreat Center

The goal for Matching Campaign for Sustainability is $500,000, $250,000 to be raised by Tara Mandala Sangha and $250,000 to be matched by the donor. All new Capital and Operating donations made to the Tara Mandala from July 26, 2016 to Dec 31, 2016 are eligible for matching. Operating and Capital donations are matched and restricted as designated. Capital Donations will go to the Tara Mandala Annual Fund. The Annual Fund supports capital projects for the organization and its long term financial sustainability.