Press Release – SYL Foundation Awards $227,500 in Health & Education Grants to Nonprofits

Press Release – SYL Foundation Awards $227,500 in Health & Education Grants to Nonprofits

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Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation Awards $227,500 in Grants to Seattle-Area Nonprofit Organizations

Redmond, WA – Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation (SYL Foundation) held a grant award ceremony on September 15, 2011 at Lynnwood Convention Center attended by over 3,000 people, including many leaders in the Asian American community.  A total of $227,500 in grant funds was distributed to fifteen nonprofit organizations working to improve health and education for all.

The eight recipients of education grants were 826 Seattle, City Year, Powerful Schools, Renton Area Youth & Family Services, Technology Access Foundation, The College Access Project, Treehouse, and Year Up.  The grants fund programs targeting early education, college readiness and STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) education.

The seven Healthcare grant recipients were Crisis Clinic, HealthPoint, Jubilee Reach Center, Kin On Community Health Center, Neighborcare Health, Smile Partners and Youth Eastside Services.  SYL Foundation supports programs that assist the uninsured and most vulnerable in our communities receive quality medical and dental care.  The grant funds support uncompensated care at community health centers and fund mobile dental and medical programs serving low income families.

In just four years time since its creation, SYL Foundation has distributed over $900,000 in health and education grants, international disaster relief aid, and scholarships.


盧勝彥佈施基金會是由蓮生活佛 – 盧勝彥創辦於2008年。基金會是一所非牟利的慈善機構,它主要目標是為提升人們獲得高品質的健康照顧和教育。基金會是在蓮生活佛的指引下,依止佛教教義所創設的。基金會是本持佛家無緣大慈、同體大悲的精神。基金會稟持佛法教義和慈善精神,以眾生平等無分別來行善佈施,頒發獎助金給予目前在健康照顧和教育方面不足的方案或機構。更多的資訊,請至「盧勝彥佈施基金會」網站查詢<>或致電 425-883-3500。


Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation
17102 NE 40th Ct.
Redmond, WA 98052

Fo-Ching Lu, President
Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation

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