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Fee: 2.6% + $0.10

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Credit Card / PayPal

Checks

  • Make checks payable to: GELS-NCAL

    • GELS-NCAL is BWNC's legal entity name. It stands for Great Enlightenment Lotus Society of Northern California.

  • Mail checks to 1338 Ridder Park Dr., San Jose, CA 95131

  • To check how much you've donated, visit https://www.bwnc.org/checkmydonation.

  • For Donor Benefits, please provide your Chinese Name and email address when donating.

  • If you need a donation receipt, please provide your email address in the note.

  • After receiving the donation, the Finance Team will email the donation receipt to you.

 
 

Zelle or Other Bank Transfer (ACH/Wire) 

  • Acct Name: Great Enlightenment Lotus Society of Northern California

  • Zelle: finance@bwnc.org

  • For other Bank Transfer (ACH/Wire), please contact finance at (finance@bwnc.org)

  • After the transfer is complete, please send an email to finance@bwnc.org.

  • After receiving the donation, the Finance Team will email the donation receipt to you.

  • To check how much you've donated, visit https://www.bwnc.org/checkmydonation.

  • For Donor Benefits, please provide your Chinese Name and email address in your email..

Corporate Matching

  • Please check if you company offers Corporate Matching for donations to non-profit organizations (NPO).

  • If so, please check if your company is willing to match donations towards these entities:

    • Great Enlightenment Lotus Society of Northern California (BWNC Buddhist non-profit entity)

    • BWCEO (educational non-church non-profit entity)

  • Apple, Google, Netflix, Nvidia, Nike, Johnson & Johnson, Adobe, Microsoft, HP, Morgan Stanley, Applied Materials, etc all have 1-to-1 corporate matching for BWNC.

    • Ex. You donate $100, and the company will donate another $100.

    • Many other companies in the Bay Area offer corporate matching programs. Please check with your company.

  • You can donate via your company's donation portal, or you can donate first and take the donation receipt to apply for matching afterward.

  • To check how much you've donated, visit https://www.bwnc.org/checkmydonation.

  • For Donor Benefits, please email your Chinese Name and email address to finance@bwnc.org

 

Stock/Mutual Fund Donations

  • GELS-NCAL Brokerage Account Info 

    • Brokerage Firm: TD Ameritrade

    • DTC Code : 0188

    • Account Name : Great Enlightenment Lotus Society of Northern California

    • Account Number: 423482378

  • Notify your brokerage to transfer to the above TD Ameritrade Account.

  • After the transfer is done, please email the stock/mutual fund code and number of shares to finance@bwnc.org. The Finance Team will provide a donation receipt, which will include:

    • Stock/mutual fund code and number of shares

    • Average price on day of receipt

    • We recommend donating stocks or mutual funds held over 1 year for tax benefits

  • To check how much you've donated, visit https://www.bwnc.org/checkmydonation.

  • For Donor Benefits, please email your Chinese Name and email address to finance@bwnc.org

 

Cash Donations

  • Please donate cash directly into the donation boxes at

    • BWNC San Jose Headquarters (1338 Ridder Park Dr, San Jose, CA)

    • BWNC Cupertino Branch (10051 E Estates Dr #3340, Cupertino, CA)

  • Or contact us at 408-770-2736 or finance@bwnc.org

  • To check how much you've donated, visit https://www.bwnc.org/checkmydonation.

  • For Donor Benefits, please email your Chinese Name and email address to finance@bwnc.org

  • If you need a donation receipt, please provide your email address.

  • After receiving the donation, the Finance Team will email the donation receipt to you.

 

Car Donations

  • Turn used cars into merits!

  • Bliss and Wisdom Foundation of Northern California is partnering with Charitable Adult Rides & Services (CARS) for car donation.

  • Donate your car for charity. Plus you earn merits along the way.

  • All cars are welcome, broken or used, from all 50 states.

  • Tell your friends and family about this program!

  • Don't miss an opportunity to turn the high cost of car maintenance into money for a good cause.

  • Simply click on the link to get started:

  • https://bit.ly/3uuF7kT

 
 

Other Info

  • We accept all types of donations: PayPal, Credit Card, Checks, Bank Transfer / Zelle, Corporate Matching, Stocks / Mutual Funds, Cash, and other donation methods.

  • To check how much you've donated, visit https://www.bwnc.org/checkmydonation.

  • For Donor Benefits, please email your Chinese Name and email address to finance@bwnc.org.

  • All donations will be used by BWNC in its general operations.

    • If you intend a specific use, please specify, and we will honor your request. 

Great Enlightenment Lotus Society of Northern California​

DBA BWNC

501(C)(3) classification - Your donation is tax deductible

EIN/Federal Tax ID: 47-2643084

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