The Tibet Fund receives many e-mails each day, most asking very similar questions. We have created this section in an effort to answer some of the most frequently asked questions. Please e-mail us if your question is not answered below.

How can I help The Tibet Fund?

Please go to our How to Help section on this web site for some ideas on how you can help The Tibet Fund.

Can you tell us what His Holiness the Dalai Lama's schedule is?

For an update of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s schedule please contact the Office of Tibet or visit their website at

How can I sponsor a Tibetan student or a monk/nun?

Please visit our Sponsorship Page to find out the many ways you can sponsor individuals in need.

Can you help me with my Tibetan project?

The Tibet Fund sends most of its funds directly to Tibetan organizations and institutions for projects in India, Nepal and Bhutan. We are not in a position to provide grants to other organizations or to individuals.

How can I volunteer to work in Tibetan communities in exile?

The San Diego Friends of Tibet coordinates volunteer opportunities in Tibetan communities in India and Nepal. Email Ms. Dory Beatrice at [email protected] or you may also contact Friends of Tibetan Women’s Association at

How can I learn more about Tibet and the Tibetan people?

You will find a lot of information about Tibet and Tibetans on these websites: for information about Tibetans in exile; for current political information, campaigns and speakers bureau; for information about the Students for a Free Tibet; for the Office of Tibet, New York for information about His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s biography and schedule as well as current news about Tibetans and for Tibetan cultural exhibits and programs.