Funding brief: Many people are seeking ways to preserve and promote the Dharma and working to increase Dharma activity around the world in creative and long-lasting ways. For requests that fall outside the criteria for Buddhist Studies Scholarships, Individual Practice Grants, or other awards, Khyentse Foundation has created a fund for special project grants.
This program identifies and supports organizations and individuals working to increase Dharma activity around the world. Have you written a Buddhist short story for kids? They’d like to read it. Do you have a proposal for research on a Buddhist topic, a Buddhist television program, or some other activity? Tell us why your idea would help the Dharma flourish.
The Ashoka Grants Committee considers applications from a broad array of organizations and individuals who are actively engaged in projects related to Buddhism. The only applications that are not considered are applications requesting funds for building and construction projects; applications that are incomplete or that do not adequately explain the scope of the project; and applications that have no relevance to Buddhism or Buddhist activity.
Donor Name: The khyentse Foundation
Funding name: Ashoka Grants
Deadline: KF accepts Ashoka Grant applications twice a year, from January, 15th – February, 15th and from July, 15th – August, 15th.
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Funding limit: Ashoka Grants are awarded based on the strength of the proposal, and the scope and needs of the project
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
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Eligibility:The Ashoka Grant Committees review applications from a broad array of organizations and individuals who are actively engaged in projects related to Buddhism. Your application will not be considered if:
● You are requesting funds for a building and construction project.
● Your application is incomplete or does not adequately explain the budget and scope of the project.
● Your application is not related to Buddhism or Buddhist activity.
Full funding of proposals is not always possible and partial funding may be offered to some applicants. KF is able to offer grants because of the great generosity of our donors so please keep this in mind and request only what is needed for your dharma activity
Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: email@example.com
How to apply: Email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Education for children projects only: Please send the following with your application, as attachments, where applicable:
Samples of your work
Curricula, lesson plans
Bios, CVs, or resumes of those involved in your project
Your complete project budget
Any other relevant information, supporting materials, letters of recommendation, work samples, or whatever you feel will give the committee a good sense of your project
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