The Kansas Zen Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation and is funded by member dues, donations, and program fees. We have no paid personnel. Everything is done on a volunteer basis. Please consider making a donation so that we can continue to be a vibrant, compassionate presence in the heartland.

Support also comes in the form of practice in and service to the Zen center. Your participation in our Zen community is deeply appreciated.

Membership in the Kansas Zen Center makes you part of the Kwan Um School of Zen sangha. Membership dues help support teaching activities on a local, national and international level. By becoming a member, you support both the Kansas Zen Center and the Kwan Um School of Zen.

Membership benefits include a subscription to the Primary Point journal and to the Kansas Zen Center newsletter.

Kwan Um School of Zen membership duesAnnuallyQuarterlyMonthly
Student / Senior$240$60$20


To submit your request for membership please fill out an application for membership, and send it with your check to the Kwan Um School of Zen office (address on the application). Or go to the membership page of the Kwan Um School of Zen — Americas.


The Kansas Zen Center operates on membership dues and donations. If you would like to make a donation, you may send checks to:

Kansas Zen Center
1423 New York St.
Lawrence, KS 66044

If you would like to make a donation using a debit or credit card, or even by posting an electronic check, you may do so through our PayPal account. Simply select the button below.