“Remember to remember that loving awake awareness is all around, within you — as you— always here — regardless of circumstances.” ~Loch Kelly



Open-Hearted Awareness Institute

We are deeply grateful for any contribution you could make to the Open-Hearted Awareness Institute. All donations go to the creation of services, research, educational materials and scholarship funds. Your financial contributions to the nonprofit Open-Hearted Awareness Institute are tax-deductible as the education division of the Natural Wakefulness Center, which is a national 501(c)(3) public charity.  Checks can be made out to NWC and sent to NWC, 305 W 91st St, Suite 2, New York NY 10024.  Or to donate by credit card, click one of the Donate button options below.

We are happy to announce a generous matching grant that will run until the end of the year. Please consider donating what you can to this nonprofit 501(c)(3) public charity.

There are many projects we are hoping to begin and continue:

  • Brooklyn High School after school Effortless Mindfulness program
  • Two-year Awakening program with teacher training
  • Student scholarship fund for retreats
  • Neuroscience research to add Effortless Mindfulness to the psychological map

Option 1: PayPal Giving Fund

Use the PayPal Giving Fund button to donate to the Giving Fund. Doing so does not incur any additional PayPal processing fee.


Option 2: Regular PayPal link

Donating through our regular PayPal link allows you more options but incurs a PayPal processing fee.