(including holders of OCI and PIO cards)
Anyone in the world can donate directly to the Avatar Meher Baba Trust. Details of how this can be done are provided below.
1) Residents of the United States can make tax-deductible donations to any of the six Meher Baba organizations noted below.
All U.S. Meher Baba organizations noted below have grants in place to support the Trust Development Plan (capital expenditures). Those Meher Baba organizations that also have grants in place for Trust Operating Expenses that support Meher English School and Meherabad Medical and Water Facilities are asterisked.
Donations may be made by cash, cheque, credit card, or marketable securities. Please contact the granting organization (from the list below) to determine what form of donation they can accept.
Those who wish to leave a legacy for future Trust needs can make a bequest in their Will or name the Trust as a beneficiary of their IRA or life insurance. For more information click on the Legacies link below.
1) Meher Baba Organizations in the United States
*Avatar Meher Baba Centre
of Southern California
Linda Zavala, Treasurer
1214 S. Van Ness Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90019-3520
Federal Tax ID # 23-7153472
2) Residents of the United Kingdom can make tax-deductible donations by contacting:
Meher Baba Association UK Ltd.
c/o Sue Chapman
2 Chapel Row
NE66 3T UK
Board e-mail: email@example.com
Phone: 01 665 57 69 57
3) All Foreign Nationals (including US and UK nationals) can donate directly to the Trust by sending their donation by wire transfer (also known as electronic funds transfer) directly to the bank account of the Trust noted below:
Bank of Maharashtra
Kranti Chowk Branch
Aurangabad, 431001 .(M.S.) India (M.S.)
Account Name: Avatar Meher Baba Perpetual Public Charitable Trust.
SWIFT ID: MAHBINBBAUR
IFSC Code MAHB0000301
Savings Bank Account No: 20098449963
Purpose Code: P1303
Send a personal cheque, bank draft or money order in the name of Avatar Meher Baba P.P.C. Trust by regular mail addressed to:
Avatar Meher Baba Trust
King’s Road, Post Bag 31
Ahmednagar 414 001, M.S. India
Please include a cover letter to the Chairman stating whether the donation is ‘for the Corpus of the Trust’ or any specific Trust object you wish to designate. (The Trust prefers donations be designated for the Corpus fund.)
For further information about donations to Beloved Avatar Meher Baba’s Trust, please contact the Chairman firstname.lastname@example.org. or the Trustees on the Finance Committee: Falu Mistry, Craig Ruff or Merwan Dubash. Please browse the Trust website, www.avatarmeherbabatrust.org, read the ‘In His Service’ Trust newsletter, or visit Meherabad, Meherazad and Meher Nazar to learn more of how your donations are used in service to the Beloved through the Avatar Meher Baba Trust.
Beloved Avatar Meher Baba Ki Jai!