A variety of Dharma Rain Zen Center governing documents, policies, forms, and other information can be accessed here.


Corporate Documents

Annual Report 2018

Articles of Incorporation (2019)

Bylaws (2019)

Note: We are incorporated as a 501(c)-3 tax-exempt religious organization under the name Northwest Zen Sangha but “do business as” Dharma Rain Zen Center.


Policies

Childcare Policies (Nov 2014)

Conflict of Interest Policy: Board of Directors (2015)

Confidentiality, Privacy, and Transparency Policy (Apr 2015)

Ethics and Precepts in Sangha Relationships (Revised Apr 2015)

Ethics Complaint and Dispute Resolution Processes (Revised Apr 2015)

Gift Acceptance Policy (Apr 2015)

Media Policy (Oct 2015)

Safe Environment Policy and Procedures


Administrative Documents

Board of Directors – Mandate, Responsibilities, Composition, Process, and Relationships to Other Councils

Dharma Council – Mandate, Responsibilities, Composition, Process, and Relationships to Other Councils

Elders Council – Mandate, Responsibilities, Composition, Process, and Relationships to Other Councils

Ethics Council – Mandate, Responsibilities, Composition, Process, and Relationships to Other Councils

Mandala Council – Mandate, Responsibilities, Composition, Process & Relationships to Other Councils

Dharma Garden Council – Mandate, Responsibilities, Composition, Process & Relationships to Other Councils

Mandala Model Organizational Structure (Revised 2017)

Succession Plan (December 2015)

Teaching Roles at Dharma Rain Zen Center (2009)


Cultural Documents

Our Lineage Tradition and Temple Culture

Sharing the Dharma with Children


Planning Documents

Dharma Rain Zen Center Strategic Plan (Jan 2019)

Dharma Rain Zen Center Strategic Plan (Condensed Version Jan 2019)

Dharma Rain Zen Center Strategic Plan (Feb 2011)


Forms, Applications, Guidelines

Class Proposal Form

Letter of Intent for Future Estate Gift

Rental Agreement for Events at Dharma Rain Zen Center

Residential Training Program: Application Packet

Residential Training at Dharma Rain Zen Center (Guidelines)

Scholarship Information and Procedures (includes application)

Scholarship Information and Application (2016) (.docx file)

Seminary Program Application

Suspected Child Abuse/Neglect Report Form


Liturgy

Chant Book

Fukanzazengi

Kyojukaimon (The Sixteen Bodhisattva Precepts)


Siskiyou Development

Planting Zen in Siskiyou Square

Stewardship Practice at Dharma Rain Zen Center

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