Religion, Spiritual Development

United Buddhist Foundation

Liên kết và Phụng sự

aka Liên Phật Hội



For the purposes and principles set out, the United Buddhist Foundation will take the appropriate direction of action from time to time, so that it is always in line with the guiding principles of the Foundation and has the highest efficiency in achieving its goals. According to the current reality and the availability of the Foundation, the following orientations will be undertaken: 1. Use the official websites of the Foundation ( and as storing and transmitting channel to spread Dhamma in many different forms. Taking advantage of existing database of the Open Heart Community ( to continue to develop. 2. Developing existing audio books of the Open Heart Collection to increasingly serve the need of Buddhists l

Ruling Year



Mr Kien Trung Phan

General Secretary

Mr Tien Minh Nguyen

Main Address




buddhist, sutra, free books





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Buddhist (X50)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a church.

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

We need more money to print and provide free books to more people. The translation fees are need to be covered to have more books published every month.

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Free Buddhist Books

Where we work

Our Results

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one. These quantitative program results are self-reported by the organization, illustrating their committment to transparency, learning, and interest in helping the whole sector learn and grow.

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Number of free participants on field trips

Population(s) served



Young Adults (20-25 years)

Related program

Free Buddhist Books

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success


Context notes

The free membership increase from 1000 to 1500 each year, making free Buddhist books available to more people. Some members even provided their own works to publish via United Buddhist Publisher.

Charting Impact

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

In addition to members' support, we are raising money to be able to provide more free Buddhist books and educational books to more people, especially young people.

1. Have more membership and get support from them. 2. Raising money from good people.

- Already has good translator to translate Buddhist sutras. -- Already has Amazon's page to publish books around the world. - Already published more than hundred Buddhist books.

- Publish new books every year. - Have new translations almost each day. - Provide new books via website.

- Already translated and published more than hundred books via Amazon. - Already provide thousand books to people around the world. - Already build good websites to serve Buddhists around the world. Next steps: - Continue translate more Buddhist sutras. - Publish new books every year to spread Buddha's words to everyone. - Continue publish books via Amazon and IngramSpark.

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United Buddhist Foundation

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The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Board Leadership Practices

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Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Not Applicable


Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Not Applicable


Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Not Applicable


Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Not Applicable


Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

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