Amitabha Buddhist Society of USA

Amitabha Buddhist Society of USA

Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Tax ID77-0211532

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About this organization






Buddhist temple providing free distribution of buddhist materials and TV/Radio/Newspaper broadcasting of Buddhist Teachings to the general public.


Providing TV/Radio/Newspaper Broadcasting of Buddhist teachings to the general public and anticipating that the public would be spiritually and physically benefited and will prosper. TV broadcasting of Buddhist teachings(30 minutes) daily or on weekend through KTSF channel 26, TVB cable-San Francisco, TVB Cable-Los Angeles, TVB-Satellite (TVB2) and PTV Network (USA) Inc. Radio broadcasting of Buddhist teachings through AM 1380-New York(M-F)and AM 900-LA(M-F)for 30 minutes. Buddha Name Chanting (60 Sec) broadcasting through San Francisco FM 96.1 & AM 1400, Los Angeles AM 1300 & AM 1430, New York AM 1380 & AM 1480. Advertising on Sing Tao Newspaper(SF), World Journal Newspaper(SF,Seattle, HI, LA, TX, LAS VEGAS, BOSTON, CHICAGO, DC, FL, NJ). Estimated more than 100,000 people have benefited from these program services.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

The filing documents outline the non-profit's mission as “Buddhist temple providing free distribution of buddhist materials and tv/radio/newspaper broadcasting of buddhist teachings to the general public.”.

When outlining the tasks it performs, they were referred to as: “Buddhist temple providing free distribution of buddhist materials and tv/radio/newspaper broadcasting of buddhist teachings to the general public.”.

  • The non-profit's reported state of operation is CA as per legal requirements.
  • As of 2020, the non-profit has 0 employees reported on their 990 form.
  • Does not operate a hospital.
  • Does not operate a school.
  • Does not collect art.
  • Does not provide credit counseling.
  • Does not have foreign activities.
  • Is not a donor advised fund.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are between $500,000 and $1,000,000+.
  • Revenue is between $500,000 and $1,000,000+.
  • Revenue less expenses is -$294,328.
  • The CEO compensation policy of the organization is not established through an independent review and approval process.
  • The organization has 5 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1988.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule B.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule O.
  • The organization pays $0 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $0 in fundraising expenses.
  • The organization provides Form 990 to its governing body.
  • The organization has minutes of its meetings.
  • The organization has a business related organization transaction.

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