Please help to sustain our Centre

York Buddhist Group is a project that is sustained by all of us. All the people who make York Buddhist Group work give their time freely – no one is paid. Sangha members have always generously provided the flowers for the shrine and coffee, tea, milk and biscuits for the break. Others raise funds or support the group in other ways. Many make regular monthly payments through a standing order. Others donate regularly through the ‘dana’ (generosity) box (online or in the Centre).

Currently we are projecting an income deficit for 2024 - please support us if you can with a Monthly Standing Order. More details here:

We have no outside funding so we rely on the generosity of those who use the Centre – and, through that, the means to continue spreading the precious Dharma to others in the York area, so that everyone has the opportunity to benefit from the Buddha’s teaching.

You can also raise funds for us every time you shop online (at no cost to you). Click on the easyfundraising image to join and get a donation for YBC as you shop.

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How You Can Help

There are three main ways to support us financially:

Give one-off donations

You can give use your credit/debit card to give via this virtual dana bowl. Some people choose to give a small amount each week, others a larger sum every so often. The amount and the timing is up to you. Just click on the 'Donate Now' link above. If you pay tax, please complete the Gift Aid* authorisation. This will increase your donation by 25% at no cost to you.

Set up a Monthly Direct Debit

Regular monthly donations are particularly helpful as they give us a reliable income stream which gives the Centre greater financial security and helps us to budget more effectively. No amount is too big or too small. You can set up a Direct Debit with your bank by using our account details below.  If you pay tax, please complete the Gift Aid*authorisation. This will increase your donation by 25% at no cost to you.

*Please Note: you only need to fill in the Gift Aid form once. We will keep your authorisation for future donations.

Gift Aid

If you are a UK taxpayer, the value of your donation can be increased by 25% under the Gift Aid scheme at no extra cost to you. This makes a significant difference, so if this applies to you, please help us by completing a Gift Aid declaration.

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