Chaksam-Pa, Tibetan Dance and Opera Company
Conservancy for Tibetan Art and Culture
Manjushree Center of Tibetan Culture
The Ngak Mang Institute
Northwest Tibetan Cultural Center
The Plateau Music Project
The Tara Cafe Project*
Tibet Heritage Fund
Tibet House Cultural Center - NY
Tibet Oral History Project*
Tibetan Aid Project
Tibetan Alliance of Chicago
Tibetan Cultural Institute of Arkansas*
Chaksam-pa is a non-profit, traditional Tibetan performing group, based in the San Francisco Bay area of California. Chaksam-pa offers performances of Tibetan drama, music and dance, fosters the appreciation of Tibetan culture, provides support and training to young Tibetans and initiates cultural exchange programs. The bridges we build now are those of cultural exchange, sharing the unique, but threatened, traditions of Tibet with audiences and artists around the world.
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The Manjushree Center of Tibetan Culture of Darjeeling, India was founded on the 14th of August 1988 by a small group of dedicated individuals. The Manjushree Center focus is the preservation and promotion of Tibetan heritage, language, culture and tradition. It is a purely non-political, non-profit organization.
The Ngak Mang Institute was developed as a worldwide non-profit in 2000. Its mission is to preserve the cultural and non-monastic spiritual Ngakpa Tibetan tradition in modern society. The Ngak Mang Institute spearheads and supports programs contributing to the preservation, development, and sustainability of Tibetan society for future generations.
Norbulingka is dedicated to handing down tradition and restoring standards by providing training, education and employment for Tibetans. It supports an environment in which Tibetan community and family values can flourish. It reconciles the traditional creatively and respectfully with the modern, and seeks to create an international awareness of Tibetan values and their expression in art and literature.
Northwest Tibetan Cultural Association (NWTCA) is a registered non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, established in 1993 to create a spiritual and cultural home for the Tibetans living in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Our main objective is to preserve and promote the rich ancient culture and tradition of Tibet. NWTCA organizes various programs and events for Tibetans, while interacting with the greater Northwest community to promote awareness about the Tibetan culture and reinforce His Holiness the Dalai Lama's message of global peace and compassion.
The Plateau Music Project (formerly known as the Tibetan Endangered Music Project) was founded in order to preserve endangered songs on the Tibetan Plateau. Most of this music will disappear in the next decade. Our members, all local volunteers from the English Training Program at Qinghai Normal University, Qinghai Province, PR China, have since 2005 recorded more than 500 Tibetan traditional songs.
The Tara Cafe Project promotes the cultural continuity of Tibetan music. Live performances, recordings, and film documentation involving Tibetan artists, both inside Tibet and in exile, are supported. The Tara Cafe Project also supports the education of Tibetan children in eastern Tibet through their Tibetan Kids' Education Fund.
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The Tibet Foundation was established in 1985 with the aims of providing health care, education and social economic support for people of Tibetan origin, both those living in exile, and those living in Tibet itself. It provides facilities to create a greater awareness of Tibetan culture and works to ensure its preservation, also to make available the thoughts and ideas of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, spreading his message of peace and harmony.
Tibet Heritage Fund (THF) is an international non-profit organization committed to preservation of architectural heritage in general and Tibetan heritage in particular, and to improvement of the lives of people living in traditional and historic settlements through sustainable development. THF also promotes environmentally and climate sensitive architecture.
Tibet House US is dedicated to preserving Tibet's unique culture at a time when it is confronted with extinction on its own soil. By presenting Tibetan civilization and its profound wisdom, beauty, and special art of freedom to the people of the world, we hope to inspire others to join the effort to protect and save it. Tibet House US is part of a worldwide network of Tibetan institutions committed to ensuring that the light of the Tibetan spirit never disappears from the face of this earth.
The goal of the Tibet Oral History Project is to document the life stories of Tibetan elders living in exile, and to disseminate that information through print, broadcast media and the Internet for the purpose of education and preservation of the culture and history of Tibet.
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The Tibetan Aid Project rebuilds, preserves, strengthens, and perpetuates Tibet's cultural and spiritual heritage for the benefit of the Tibetan people and all humanity. Our primary program funds the production, shipment, and distribution of sacred texts, art, and prayer wheels for donation to institutions and individuals in the Himalayan region.
The Tibetan Cultural Institute of Arkansas is dedicated to helping the Tibetan people preserve their culture within the global village. The institute pursues its objectives through education, through providing the public with teachings, demonstrations, exhibits, lectures, films and study trips. The institute also provides financial support to supplement the living and teaching expenses of Geshe Dorjee and other visiting monks and scholars; works to bring visiting teachers and scholars to the University of Arkansas and the broader Northwest Arkansas communities; provides ongoing financial support to the Minyak Khangtsen house of Drepung Loseling Monastery; helps to provide educational supplies and resources to Tibetan refugee children in India; and fosters and supports the University of Arkansas' Tibetan in Exile Today program. TCIA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
The Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) is the premiere exile institute entrusted with the responsibility of preserving and promoting Tibet's unique tradition of performing arts. TIPA is a vibrant and creative institute, based in Dharamsala, north India. The institute has 112 members, including artists, instructors, administrative staff and craftsmen, all of whom live on the institute's premises. The members work with a clear sense of direction towards the preservation of our ancient culture.
The Tibetan Language Institute was founded on the belief that Tibetan language study is essential for the preservation of Tibetan culture, a vibrant world heritage whose message is peace. On a smaller but not less important scale, learning even a little Tibetan provides a deeply rewarding mean for the individual Dharma practitioner to enrich Dharma practice. TLI strives to create opportunities wherein both goals can be realized.
Wisconsin Tibetan Association (WTA) is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization established after the arrival of the first group of Tibetan immigrants to Madison as a part of the US Tibetan Resettlement project. The purpose of the Association is to improve human rights in Tibet and to assist the settlement of Tibetan exiles and refugees, particularly those in Wisconsin.
The Yeshe De Project is Dharma Publishing's ongoing effort to reprint sacred Tibetan texts that survived the Chinese occupation of Tibet. Dharma Publishing publishes art reproductions and books that bring insight and inspiration to people throughout the world. It does business under 'Mudranalaya', a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization.