There are many ways to practice dana, or selfless giving.


Donations via personal check are welcome - please mail checks made out to Salt Lake Buddhist Temple to:

Salt Lake Buddhist Temple

211 W 100 S

Salt Lake City, UT 84101


Your donations are a means of expressing gratitude for the wisdom and compassion of Amida Buddha. You can donate in person at the Temple, mailing a check as noted above, or via PayPal.

Please note the purpose of your contribution, e.g.,

  • General Temple donations

  • Foundation Fund

  • BWA – Buddhist Women’s Association

  • Dharma School (pre-school and elementary school children)

  • Jr. YBA (junior high school age children)

  • YBA (high school age children)

  • Lumbini’s Garden (store)

  • New Temple. Goal: $2 milliion. 107 donors have pledged ~$600k to date. Pledge levels:

    Diamond: $100,000.00 +

    Platinum: $50,000.00 to $99,999.00

    Gold: $25,000.00 to $49,000.00

    Silver: $10,000.00 to 24,999.00

    Bronze: $5,000.00 to $9,999.00

    Copper: $1,000.00 to $4,999.00

    Valued Donors: $1.00 to $999.00


Become a member

The primary benefit of membership in the Salt Lake Buddhist Temple is being part of a rich spiritual and cultural community. Temple members receive monthly mailings of Buddhist Thoughts, the Temple newsletter.

 Additional benefits:

  • Monthly BCA newsletter "The Wheel of Dharma."

  • All Temple reports, including the Annual Report upon request.

  • The Salt Lake Buddhist Temple Membership Handbook.

  • Priority for using the Temple facilities and special rates for facility usage.

  • Eligibility for various scholarships and a variety of financial assistance for attending religious retreats, seminars and classes at the local, district and national level.

  • Eligibility to serve on the SLBT Board or its affiliated organizations.

  • Eligibility to vote in Temple elections.



The Salt Lake Buddhist Temple welcomes volunteers to support our events, Temple maintenance, and various other needs. Please contact us to inquire about volunteer opportunities - we’d love to welcome you as a volunteer!