LIONS'S ROAR FOUNDATION

Buddhist wisdom for our time

Halifax, NS   |  www.lionsroar.com

Mission

Lion’s Roar is an independent non-profit foundation whose mission is to communicate Buddhist wisdom and practices in order to benefit people’s lives and our society, and to support the development of Buddhism in the modern world.

Ruling year info

2007

President

Mr. Melvin McLeod

Publisher

Mr. Ben Moore

Main address

1660 Hollis Street, Suite 205 Suite 205

Halifax, NS B3J 1V7 Canada

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Formerly known as

Shambhala Sun Foundation

EIN

98-0549367

NTEE code info

Buddhist (X50)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Lion's Roar Magazine

From plain-language advice and meditation instructions to fascinating feature profiles and Buddhist teachings, Lion’s Roar magazine will awaken and enliven your mind.

Featuring teachers like the Dalai Lama, Pema Chödrön, and Thich Nhat Hanh, today’s leading Buddhist magazine brings you the best of Buddhist insight and meditation techniques for all the challenges of life today. Lion’s Roar magazine: For your wise mind and loving heart.

Population(s) Served

Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly features in-depth teachings for cultivating your Buddhist practice and manifesting those teachings meaningfully in everyday life. Buddhadharma is the one journal for serious practitioners of all Buddhist schools. It’s where you can deepen your practice, expand your knowledge of Buddhism, learn from other traditions, and connect with fellow practitioners to address all the important issues facing Buddhism today.

Population(s) Served

Mission-driven and community-supported, the Lion’s Roar Foundation provides Buddhist teachings, news, and perspectives so that the understanding and practice of Buddhism flourishes in today’s world, and that its timeless wisdom is accessible to all. We try to bring dharma to people right where they are, knowing what a difference it can make in their lives.

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Where we work

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Financials

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LIONS'S ROAR FOUNDATION

Board of directors
as of 8/5/2020
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Board chair

Mr. Charles Lief

Naropa University

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No