I happily and willingly donate my time to the creation and maintenance of the Palouse Mindfulness course. Contributions allow me to make the free course even more accessible to people around the world than would otherwise be possible.
Where does the money go?
The cost to maintain the site averages about $1000/year for web hosting and software tools. Donations received in excess of these recurring costs are applied to special projects that allow me to make the free online course even more accessible to people around the world.
For example, donations have helped me to pay for the creation of closed-captions for the deaf and hard-of-hearing and we still need closed-captions for videos referenced in each week's "Supplementary Materials", and for those used in the Graduate Meetings. Also, donations have made it possible for me to send flash drives containing stand-alone versions of the course to people whose internet access is poor or non-existent.
At the end of each calendar year, if there is more than $500 in the account that is uncommitted, I make a contribution to a charitable organization that has a mission compatible with mindfulness principles.
If you would like to help make Palouse Mindfulness even more accessible to people around the world, click on the button below.
Sending a donation is not required. Please don't contribute if you can't afford to. If you do contribute, any amount will help. For instance, $30 would cover the cost of ten minutes of closed-captioning for a video, and $10 would pay for sending a flash drive to someone whose internet access is poor or non-existent. Even as little as $5 helps me to continue offering the Palouse Mindfulness course for free.
If you'd rather send a check to a physical location, make it out to Palouse Mindfulness and send it to: Palouse Mindfulness, 1009 Tolo Trail, Moscow, ID 83843.
NOTE: Clicking on the "donate" button will take you to a PayPal page, but you don't need to have a PayPal account to make a contribution. Palouse Mindfulness is not an IRS-recognized charity so your donation is not tax-deductible.