Grants

January 12, 2022: Per 2020 grant signed with GWBI, with the additional following amount disbursed to GWBI, White Lotus has completed funding this grant.
GWBI Monastics’ Living Expenses: USD307,000.00

Per 2021 grant signed with GWBI, White Lotus has disbursed the following amount to GWBI.
GWBI Construction: USD193,000.00

January 7, 2021: Per 2018 grants signed with GWBI, with the additional following amounts disbursed to GWBI, White Lotus has completed funding of the two grants.
GWBI Monastics’ Living Expenses: USD82,275.00
GWBI Construction: USD167,725.00

Per 2020 grant signed with GWBI, White Lotus has disbursed the following amount to GWBI.
GWBI Monastics’ Living Expenses: USD193,000.00

April 1, 2020: White Lotus has signed another grant USD500,000 with GWBI. Funds from this grant will be used towards GWBI monastics’ living expenses.

March 3, 2020: Per 2018 grants signed with GWBI, White Lotus has disbursed the additional following amounts to GWBI.
GWBI Monastics’ Living Expenses: USD100,000.00
GWBI Construction: USD250,000.00

January 4, 2019: Per 2018 grants signed with GWBI, White Lotus has disbursed the following amounts to GWBI.
GWBI Monastics’ Living Expenses: USD317,725.00
GWBI Construction: USD82,275.00

October 12, 2018: White Lotus Philanthropy Ltd. (“White Lotus”) is proud to announce that it has signed two grants with Great Wisdom Buddhist Institute (“GWBI”), a monastery for Buddhist nuns based in Prince Edward Island, Canada. The first grant is USD500,000 and will be used towards GWBI monastics’ living expenses. The second grant value is USD500,000 and will be used towards construction of a new Buddhist monastery for GWBI.

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Great Wisdom Buddhist Institute

White Lotus recognizes the significant work that Great Wisdom Buddhist Institute has done as well as its future plans on preserving and increasing awareness of the Buddhist traditions.

Great Wisdom Buddhist Institute (“GWBI”) is a monastery for Buddhist nuns, located in Prince Edward Island, Canada. GWBI became a registered charity (number: 81823 2480 RR0001) March 2013. As of September 2021, there are approximately 500 nuns coming from all over the world: Canada, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. They currently reside in a temporary location in Vernon Bridge but will be moving to Brudenell once their monastery is constructed.

Great Wisdom Buddhist Institute’s mission is to preserve and increase awareness of the Buddhist culture. The heart of Buddhism is compassion. Currently, the world is experiencing enormous social, cultural and political upheavals. The number of qualified Buddhist scholars is decreasing. There is danger in losing this world heritage. As such, GWBI’s vocation is as follows:

  1. Recovering, exploring, and understanding the ancient and profound Buddhist wisdom,
  2. Establishing a structured and repeatable Buddhist learning process that is widely accessible to females around the world,
  3. Transforming this traditional Buddhist practice to connect in modern day contexts.

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