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FutureDharma Major Grant Round Open

By Viryanaga on Tue, 29 May, 2018 - 15:48

FutureDharma Major Grant Round Open

By Viryanaga on Tue, 29 May, 2018 - 15:48

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
  • ...
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Your gifts are passing on the Dharma in Venezuela

By Liz_Bassett on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 15:24

Your gifts are passing on the Dharma in Venezuela

By Liz_Bassett on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 15:24

If there’s no way people can travel to a retreat, then why not fly the retreat to them! 

Aryavacin (Nottingham, UK), Manjusiha (Padmaloka, UK), and Padmashalin (Valencia, Spain), have done just that.

The location? Merida, Venezuela.

The three friends landed last week and immediately began leading a valuable retreat programme.

The situation is tough in Merida. Vajranatha is the only Order member in the sangha, in fact in the whole of Venezuela. He’s been working heroically to keep Merida’s thriving sangha going.

Recent economic turmoil in Venezuela has...

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Applying to FutureDharma for Funding

By Viryanaga on Mon, 5 Mar, 2018 - 17:24

Applying to FutureDharma for Funding

By Viryanaga on Mon, 5 Mar, 2018 - 17:24

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 ...

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FutureDharma Fund - Small Grants Programme

By Viryanaga on Mon, 5 Mar, 2018 - 16:25

FutureDharma Fund - Small Grants Programme

By Viryanaga on Mon, 5 Mar, 2018 - 16:25

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.
  • Travel costs for visiting
  • ...
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Inspired to invest in the Dharma

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 8 Aug, 2017 - 10:43

Inspired to invest in the Dharma

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 8 Aug, 2017 - 10:43

Sanghadeva loans some of his savings to Triratna Projects.

Find out more in this post we’ve highlighted from Liz Bassett at FutureDharma Fund. 

“When you meet Sanghadeva you realise how much he values community. As his name would suggest, he’s all about sangha - he’s been living and working in communities for over 36 years.

Sanghadeva was one of the first people to move to Adhisthana in 2012. When the small community of Order members arrived to live, practise and work together there, they began to rebuild and convert the...

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What does this gardener know about investments?

By Liz_Bassett on Thu, 27 Jul, 2017 - 16:01

What does this gardener know about investments?

By Liz_Bassett on Thu, 27 Jul, 2017 - 16:01

Sanghadeva loans some of his savings to Triratna Projects.

When you meet Sanghadeva you realise how much he values community. As his name would suggest, he’s all about sangha - he’s been living and working in communities for over 36 years.

Sanghadeva was one of the first people to move to Adhisthana in 2012. When the small community of Order members arrived to live, practise and work together there, they began to rebuild and convert the buildings around themselves. There was no central heating;...

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Community Highlights

Inspiration from India

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 25 Jul, 2017 - 11:20

Inspiration from India

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 25 Jul, 2017 - 11:20

Following a great post about India Dhamma’s Young People’s Projects, Liz from FutureDharma Fund celebrates the achievements of a young member of our Sangha in India.

Be sure to follow the FutureDharma Fund space for more amazing stories of how your generosity could change lives around the world. 

Convinced you want to help people like Neha? Then give today.

Liz writes:

Neha Gajbhiye is a graphic designer, film-maker, and a GFR Mitra. She lives in Nagpur with her husband Maitriratna and shares her...

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Friendship is most important

By Liz_Bassett on Thu, 20 Jul, 2017 - 13:14

Friendship is most important

By Liz_Bassett on Thu, 20 Jul, 2017 - 13:14

Following last week’s film about India Dhamma’s Young People’s Projects, this week Liz celebrates the achievements of a young member of our Sangha in India.

Neha Gajbhiye is a graphic designer, film-maker, and a GFR Mitra. She lives in Nagpur with her husband Maitriratna and shares her Buddhist practice with her family, who are also involved in Triratna. But it wasn’t always like this. Neha has worked through incredibly hard circumstances to create this life for herself and her family.

Neha...