Ensuring the future of the Tibet Institute
The Tibet Institute was founded with a long-term perspective and is today visited by the fourth generation of Tibetans in Switzerland. The aims of the institute require a long-term commitment, with regard to both Tibetan and western needs. It is thus of vital importance to ensure a secure and sustainable future for the Tibet Institute on a long-term basis, not least in financial terms.
Being a non-profit foundation, the Tibet Institute does not receive any public funding towards its running and maintenance. Since the funds generated by its activities, consisting mainly of the income from the events organised by the institute, and investments, are far from sufficient to sustain it, the Tibet Institute will continue to rely on sponsors and donations.
The monastic community and the foundation board therefore appeal to all friends of Tibet and Tibetan culture to make a financial commitment to the Tibet Institute: