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Send your donation via check to:

Prison Mindfulness Institute
PO Box 206
South Deerfield, MA  01373


Gift and Legacy Planning

You can make a lasting contribution to the power of transformative justice by naming PDN as a beneficiary in your will, or a recipient of a portion of your estate, or by establishing a charitable trust.

PDN recommends the following language for use in wills, with four examples of bequest types.
"I hereby give, devise and bequeath to Prison Dharma Network, a non-profit corporation of the State of Massachusetts:

Percentage __________% of my estate."
Specific: the sum of $ __________."
the shares of stock in __________ Company/Corporation.
"my real property
, commonly known as __________."
Residual: all of the residue of my estate, including real and personal."
Contingent (preceding the above paragraph): "In the event of the death of any of my beneficiaries (followed with percentage, specific, or residual language above)"

Charitable Trusts
A variety of charitable trusts or "life income agreements" offer significant tax advantages, a regular income for you, and long-term support for PDN. For more information about bequests, charitable trusts, or other planned gifts, please contact us.

Gifts of Stock

A gift of stock, real estate, or other appreciated assets can be tax savvy. You can donate a gift of stock without converting it to cash first, thus avoiding capital gains tax on its increase in value since purchase. Your charitable deduction will equal the stock's total market value.

Our brokerage account is with Pershing,
DTC #0443. Their number is 800-777-6080.

Please contact us for our account # before contacting Pershing if you would like to make a stock gift to Prison Mindfulness Institute so that we can ensure your gift is properly credited and acknowledged for tax purposes. 

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Prison Mindfulness Institute 
Supporters and Strategic Partners

The following foundations and organizations are key Prison Mindfulness Institute & Prison Dharma Network strategic partners and supporters.  We want to express our sincere gratitude for their support and shared vision for transforming our corrections and criminal justice systems from punitive to restorative and transformative based approaches to promoting individual change, community development, public safety, and a healthier and sustainable society based on the recognition of our interdependence and oneness members of a global community.



The Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism

Frederick C. Tanner Memorial Fund

Hershey Family Foundation

Mental Insight Foundation

Pema Chodron Foundation

Other Collaborative Organizations and Supporters

Fellowship in Prayer


Sounds True

Zen Peacemakers

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