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...
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...
FutureDharma Fund’s Major Project round for funding in 2019 is now open for applications. Major projects are those seeking more than £3,000 overall, which can include large multi-year projects.
Although demand usually always outstrip our capacity to provide funding, inviting a broad range of applications each year, particularly internationally, helps to ensure that we support the most effective projects which offer the best value for the funding available.
Major projects funded in 2018 include:
Supporting the development of Young People’s activities throughout
If you are planning, or already run, a Triratna Dharma project then FutureDharma Fund might be able to help. We have three different funding routes depending on your project - Central projects, Major Projects and the Small Grant Fund (details of each round provided below).
You may submit an expression of interest to us anytime, but Central and Major Projects applications may only be submitted when each funding round is open. The small grant programme is open for applications throughout the year. Please contact ...
FutureDharma is able to provide a number of small grants of up to £3,000 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.
Example of projects we supported with this fund in the 2017 include:
Flight costs for a Venezuelan mitra to attend a GFR retreat in Mexico.
Room rental costs for the Clacton-on-sea mitra group.
Matched funding for the new Colchester Buddhist Centre’s signage.
Deepening Dharma practice, building sangha, outreach to other people - all of these are happening in Mexico at the Cuernavaca Buddhist Centre thanks to gifts to FutureDharma Fund.
The Cuernavaca sangha have worked together to create a library full of Dharma books and electronic resources.
They tell us that the political situation in Mexico has led to much social inequality. Many young people have never had the opportunity to use a library. The sangha have created the library as a place of inspiration...
Sometimes just a simple thing like help with the rent can make all the difference and help people transform their lives.
On 5th December 2017 in Clacton-on-Sea, UK Grace Welfar and Pauline Anderson became Mitras, deepening their commitment to practice within the Triratna sangha.
Grace and Pauline wouldn’t have been there without your gifts to FutureDharma. They both go to the Clacton-on-Sea study group, which brings 8 people together each week to study the Dharma and build sangha together. Your gifts help pay for...