If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the Santa Barbara Institute by credit card, fill out the form below. If you would like to donate by check, please make the check out to “Santa Barbara Institute,” and mail it to:

Santa Barbara Institute
P.O. Box 3573
Santa Barbara, CA 93130

More information or questions email: info@sbinstitute.com

1. Donate towards Santa Barbara Institute.

Your generous donation to SBI will help further our work exploring the nature and potential of human consciousness and the inner causes of genuine well-being. We rely on donors like you so that we can continue offering transformative retreats, always offering scholarships whenever needed, sponsoring full-time meditators, offering grants to the Center(s) for Contemplative Research and offering ongoing support for all of Lama Alan’s work.
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2. Donate towards Center for Contemplative Research (CCR), Crestone U.S.

Your donation to CCR-Crestone will help further the work of this recently established hermitage offering optimal conditions for full-time meditators and for collaboration with scientists. Your generous contribution can support the general fund, the retreatant fund, offering financial aid for yogis when needed, or the cabin fund, to build more cabins to accommodate more retreatants.

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3. Donate towards Retreatants Program Support Fund

Going into full-time retreat requires stepping away from earning a living. Many meditators use their savings to be able to make this commitment and some require additional assistance. Your generous donation to the retreatants support fund allows SBI to provide financial aid for their daily living needs. Full-time meditators around the world under the guidance of Lama Alan benefit from this fund.

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4. Donate to other Centers for Contemplative Research (CCR)

Your donation to other CCRs will help fund additional centers around the world like the hermitage in Crestone, CO. to provide dedicated contemplatives optimal conditions to facilitate collaboration with forward-thinking scientists. Your contribution will help to provide grants to purchase land, existing structures or offer other needed financial assistance to create a global network of centers.

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