Your donation supports the services and programs at the Buddhist Church of Oakland (BCO). Thank You for your support.

For Online Donations, please follow these easy steps to help us track your donation.

1. SELECT A BUTTON: Choose the appropriate donation button. Choose the “Donate to BCO” button if you are unsure.
2. SELECT $ AMOUNT: Choose a preset donation amount or enter a personal donation $ amount.
3. DESIGNATE YOUR DONATION: Click on “(Optional) Use this donation for” (This option not available on all buttons)
4. SELECT PAYMENT OPTIONS: Donate with “PayPal” or “Debit/Credit Card”
5. *WRITE A NOTE /ADD A NOTE to tell us if your dedicating this donation to a family member or friend. BEFORE clicking the “DONATE NOW” button, use the “Write a note (Optional)/Add a note” field to enter the name of the person, family, or event you would like to honor.  If you desire your donation to be kept “anonymous” and do not want recognition. please add “ANONYMOUS DONATION” to the Notes.
6. CLICK “DONATE NOW” to complete your transaction.

*(If you desire your donation to be kept “anonymous” and do not want recognition. please add “ANONYMOUS DONATION” to the Note Field.)

Online Donation Buttons

FAQ – About Online Donations / PayPal Donations

  • CLICK HERE: Information about making an online donation (pdf download).

Donations by Check:

Make checks payable to: “Buddhist Church of Oakland

Buddhist Church of Oakland
825 Jackson St
Oakland CA 94607

Donation Designation: Please either note on the check or attach a note if you have a designation for your donation (Special Services, “In Memory of…”, etc).  If you want your donation to be kept ANONYMOUS, please write ANONYMOUS DONATION on your check or or attached note.

Donations of Tangible Goods

BCO is looking for donations of gift cards, sell-able products, usable office supplies, kitchen supplies, food goods, or other items. Please contact the Church Office before mailing or dropping off any tangible goods you may have to donate.  Contact Information

Special Donations

Please contact the Church Office if you are interest in creating Legacy Endowment, and/or making a Special Gift to BCO/BCA.

Contact Information

Donation Information and Questions:

The Buddhist Church of Oakland’s would like acknowledge your donation and notify our Sangha members of your generosity. If you would like to keep your contribution anonymous, please add a note with your donation saying this is an “ANONYMOUS DONATION”, “PLEASE NO RECOGNITION”.

If you need any additional information or have  any questions about donations and gifts to BCO, please contact us:  Contact Information Click Here