Building American Buddhism
The Foundation provides grants, program-related investments, education and training and other programs to grow and strengthen American Buddhist institutions. Learn More >>
We regret to inform you that Norman Marcus, the Foundation’s first President and board member, passed away on the afternoon of May 2.
Creating an Enlightened American Society
The Foundation funds nonprofit organizations that are reshaping their fields by applying and disseminating transformative Buddhist principles and practices. Learn More >>
Details concerning how you may honor Norm’s memory and attend his funeral service, scheduled for Monday May 6, can be found here.
Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz dedicated his life to transmitting the essence of traditional Buddhism in a fashion that was uniquely suited to contemporary American society and culture. Learn More >>
The family and the Lenz Foundation request that in lieu of flowers, you consider a donation to the Foundation. All funds collected during the month of May will be used to fund a special grant program in Norm's name.