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Nandavajra

Would you like to raise money for the Future of the Dharma?

Tue, 23 Feb, 2021 - 16:48

The FutureDharma/IDT team is looking for a fundraiser

Since our launch in 2016, FutureDharma Fund has grown to support 45 international Triratna projects, including those of the India Dhamma Trust, and raised over £1,000,000. This year we aim to raise £400,000 for this vital work.

We are now seeking an inspired and engaged Order member, or mitra training for ordination to join our skilled, dynamic, and harmonious team as a Fundraiser. We hope to make a full-time appointment but will consider part-time options.

You will...

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Amalavajra

Workshop notes and recording on developing a fundraising strategy

Fri, 20 Nov, 2020 - 12:53

Liz and I attended this excellent short workshop (35 mins) put on by the Small Charities Coaltion in the UK. I think any Triratna centre that is re-thinking its fundraising would benefit.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8FwFgKChRE&feature=youtu.be

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Liz_Bassett

Get Funding for your Dream Dharma Project

Wed, 14 Oct, 2020 - 11:30

Get Funding for your Dream Dharma Project

Wed, 14 Oct, 2020 - 11:30

Did you know that you can apply for small grants of up to £3,000 from FutureDharma? 

The grants are for inspirational Triratna Dharma projects and initiatives which have immediate funding needs or smaller local projects which are prevented from establishing themselves due to a lack of local funds.

Some projects we have supported in the past with our small grants are:

  • Room rental costs for the Clacton-on-sea Mitra group
  • Travel costs for visiting Order Members to Estonia
  • Fitting out a new Dharma library at the Cuernavaca Buddhist Centre, Mexico
  • Decorating the new York
  • ...
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Liz_Bassett

Could you be FutureDharma's next Finance & Systems Director?

Tue, 8 Sep, 2020 - 12:11

Could you be FutureDharma's next Finance & Systems Director?

Tue, 8 Sep, 2020 - 12:11

Job opportunity: Finance & Systems Director

We’re looking for a talented individual to join our team and Board of Directors as Finance & Systems Director. Could it be you?

Full time

£16,926 (or £19,565 if you live in Greater London) (the UK Real Living Wage)

Plus needs-based supplement for dependents, 8 week’s leave, £1,500 retreat allowance, and pension contributions

Open to applications from members of the Triratna Buddhist Order

Closing date 30th September 2020

Interviews: week beginning 12th October 2020-09-07

Start date: December 2020/January 2021

FutureDharma Fund

In the last five years FutureDharma has grown to support...

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Nandavajra

FutureDharma Fund Gratitude Report 2019/20

Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 - 12:54

FutureDharma Fund Gratitude Report 2019/20

Thanks to the generosity of its supporters, FutureDharma is now the main way Triratna seeds and supports sanghas around the world. This report is about how those gifts helped thousands of people to transform their lives last year.

Of course this year everything changed. Humanity now needs the Three Jewels more than ever. But with all our centres and retreat centres closed or severely restricted there’s a real danger that we barely sustain our own practice and sanghas, let...

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Mahasraddha

Covid-19 Emergency Funding to Triratna Projects and People in India

From Triratna News on Thu, 11 Jun, 2020 - 17:13

Covid-19 Emergency Funding to Triratna Projects and People in India

From Triratna News on Thu, 11 Jun, 2020 - 17:13

From The Abhayaratna Trust, FutureDharma Fund / India Dhamma Trust and The Karuna Trust.

In response to the coronavirus pandemic that is putting many people and communities in desperate circumstances in India, a number of appeals have been initiated by Triratna Trusts and individuals both in the East and the West.

In Europe, The Abhayaratna Trust, FutureDharma/India Dhamma Trust and the Karuna Trust/Karuna Germany are all active in raising and distributing emergency relief funds to people in need in India. In addition, Subhuti launched...

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Liz_Bassett

The Importance of Sangha in India

Thu, 4 Jun, 2020 - 15:13

The Importance of Sangha in India

Thu, 4 Jun, 2020 - 15:13

The world is in lockdown. In many ways the world is on fire. In this compelling talk, Subhuti focusses on the suffering of thousands of people in India, and rejoices in the Order members and mitras who are bringing food and the Dharma to them. He urges us all to play our part in “bringing something out of the fire”. Subhuti emphasises how our Sangha is making a difference in society, and reminds us that the creation of true Sangha is...

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kusaladevi

Webinar: "Effective Fundraising for Triratna Centres"

Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 - 15:19

Webinar: "Effective Fundraising for Triratna Centres"

Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 - 15:19

Dear Friends,

I’m writing on behalf of Future Dharma, in partnership with the Sikkha Project to invite you to an online webinar: Effective Fundraising for Triratna centres. The webinar will take place on Friday, June 12th at 9:30am (BST) and then again at 5pm (BST), taking into account the needs of the different time zones. We hope people from around the world will be able to participate.

Triratna has moved swiftly to respond to the Covid crisis, by offering online content and engagement through live-streaming and...

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Liz_Bassett

FutureDharma launch Thrive Online Appeal

Sat, 16 May, 2020 - 11:00

FutureDharma launch Thrive Online Appeal

Sat, 16 May, 2020 - 11:00

FutureDharma Fund and India Dhamma Trust are launching Triratna’s Thrive Online Appeal, and we need you to join us. 

Our world is in lockdown. COVID-19 is changing everything: nobody knows what our world will look like in a year’s time. For some, the challenge of lockdown is overwhelming, causing a tragic surge in depression, addictions, and domestic violence.

This distanced, suffering world needs the Three Jewels more than ever.

The problem is that our centres are closed. The core of what Triratna has offered the...

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Nandavajra

Triratna Thrive Online: How FutureDharma is responding to the Coronavirus

Fri, 15 May, 2020 - 14:38

Triratna Thrive Online: How FutureDharma is responding to the Coronavirus

Fri, 15 May, 2020 - 14:38

Triratna Thrive: How FutureDharma is responding to the Coronavirus

FutureDharma exists to enable an abundantly funded, effective and well-resourced Triratna community that can respond to a suffering world and provide a progressive pathway to liberation.

The established purpose of FutureDharma is to seed and support Triratna Sanghas around the world, funding Dharma projects which promote unity, depth and breadth internationally, especially new projects which are bold and innovative. However a new approach is needed for this unprecedented time of rapid change, uncertainty and challenge.

How is...