AFoT Grant Awards for 2015

Arizona Friends of Tibet is pleased to announce the following projects chosen this year to receive grants to aid with health and education projects directly benefitting Tibetans. Grants awarded totaled $25,000 for these nine projects.

  1. AWAN Foundation ($4000), for clothes and blankets for orphans, tsampa for winter food, heaters, other items for Nuns and orphans
  2. Drinking Namgyal Ling ($4000), to help the Samten Choling Nunnery
  3. Himalayan Zhang Zhung Foundation ($4000), for teacher and supplies for education of young Tibetan children in Tibet, Nepal relief effort
  4. Nyerongsha Institute ($3,000), for earthquake relief in Nepal bringing in trucks and supplies and providing timely direct aid to earthquake survivors in remote areas of Nepal.
  5. Nyerongsha Institute ($3,000), for orphanages that support the traditional Tibetan Arts and culture and language, medical clinic and aid to the elderly poor in Tibet.
  6. Tenzin Tsetan Choklay ($1000), for Five By Nine Films to help with the Tibetan Film, “Bringing Tibet Home.”
  7. Terma Foundation ($2000), for maternal health aid and other items for Tibetan communities
  8. Tsogyal Latso Fund ($2000), for obtaining health care, including doctor and dental visits, glasses, and buying medicines for a small independent community of 14-16 nuns.
  9. One Global Village ($2,000), to support Pentok Girls Fellowship Program which pays the expenses for Tibetan girls who live in remote areas to attend schools.

GRANTS

AFoT Grant Awards for 2016

Arizona Friends of Tibet is pleased to announce the following projects chosen this year to receive grants to aid with health and education projects directly benefitting Tibetans. Grants awarded totaled $25,000 for these eight projects.

  1. AWAN Foundation ($4000) for housing, school, and clinic in Kham, providing essentials for children and elders
  2. Drinking Namgyal Ling ($4000) to help the Samten Choling Nunnery
  3. Himalayan Zhang Zhung Foundation ($4000) for teacher and supplies for education of young Tibetan children in Tibet, Nepal relief effort
  4. Nyerongsha Institute ($5000) for orphanages that support the traditional Tibetan Arts and culture and language, medical clinic and aid to the elderly poor in Tibet.
  5. Pemako Health Initiative ($1000) for basic healthcare, reproductive, and child health services for maternal, child and family health in remote locations
  6. Terma Foundation ($2000) for maternal health aid and other items for Tibetan communities
  7. The Dharma Project ($2000) Jigme Rinpoche’s project for compiling and writing new historical stories of the Nyingma schools.
  8. One Global Village ($3000) Tibetan Welcome Center in Kathmandu providing critical medical services, food, and housing for refugees escaping across the Chinese Tibetan boarder into Nepal.