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US donors who wish to receive receipts for US tax purposes should direct their donations through the Tides Foundation. Download and complete the attached form, completing highlighted sections and mail it with your cheque to the Tides Foundation in San Fransisco, as indicated on the form. Tides Foundation will issue a receipt directly to you and will facilitate transfer to the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education, less a nominal administration fee. Charitable donation receipts are provided by the Tides Foundation within 4-6 weeks. Note: a minimum donation of $1,000 is required in this case.