SUPPORT OUR MISSION
Donate now to help Birankai North America continue its mission of providing intensive training to teachers and students of the art of Aikido.
You can support BNA dojos through donating to our Seminar Endowment Fund, individual members through our Scholarship Program, and our community through a General Donation, by shopping at AmazonSmile, or by shopping at the BNA Online Store.
Information on each program and donation option can be found below.
THE T.K. AND MITSUKO CHIBA SEMINAR ENDOWMENT FUND
The goal of the Seminar Endowment Fund is to establish financial support for opportunities for Aikido training — such as weekend seminars — on an ongoing basis, in order to transmit and more fully develop the art as taught by our founder, T. K. Chiba.
- BNA instructors can apply for Seminar Grants here >
- Learn more about the Seminar Endowment here >
- See testimonials about how this program has affected people’s lives here >, and watch some of our video testimonials here >
- BNA deeply appreciates the generosity of our many donors; A list of donors may be found here >
Donate to the T.K. and Mitsuko Chiba Seminar Endowment Fund by clicking on the link below
Money donated to the Scholarship Program goes toward to helping BNA teachers and students attend our major annual event, the Birankai North America Summer Camp.
Apply for a Scholarship – BNA members can apply for a scholarship to attend Birankai North America Summer Camp.
For more information and an application form click here >
Make a Contribution to the Scholarship Program
Contributions to the Scholarship Program may be made in one of two ways:
- Click on the “DONATE TO THE BNA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM” link below, or,
- Send a Check or Money Order by postal mail to:
BNA Executive Director
Birankai North America
PO Box 1093
Carlsborg, WA 98324
DONATE TO THE BNA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
General donations are used to support the development of Birankai North America’s community through a variety of programs and initiatives.
Donate to our community by clicking on the link below
DONATE TO THE BNA COMMUNITY
DONATE TO BNA WHEN YOU SHOP AT AMAZON SMILE
Your Amazon purchases through AmazonSmile can help support Birankai North America!
What is AmazonSmile? When you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon donates to your favorite charity, at no cost to you!
AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. You will find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as at Amazon.com, with the added benefit that Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
For more program details and FAQs about AmazonSmile, click here >
Here’s how to make a purchase through AmazonSmile…
- Visit https://smile.amazon.com or click on the “Shop at AmazonSmile” Button, below
- Sign in to AmazonSmile using your usual Amazon.com sign-in credentials
- Choose your charity: Search for and then select “Birankai International”
- Make your product selection(s), check out and pay for your Amazon purchase
- Amazon makes a donation of 0.5% of eligible purchases to Birankai North America!
To shop at AmazonSmile and have Amazon make a donation to Birankai North America, click on the “Shop at AmazonSmile” button below.
BNA ONLINE STORE
From handmade tsuba, to t-shirts, to DVDs, purchase Birankai North America merchandise year-round from our online store.
Click on the link below to visit the Birankai North America Online Store.