Every day, IMS cares for its retreatants, teachers, staff, facilities and grounds. The income that's needed to successfully operate our Retreat Center and Forest Refuge programs comes from two sources – course fees and donations. Since we try to keep our retreat fees as affordable for as many people as possible, revenue from this stream usually covers just half of our expenses.
This means that we must rely on the generosity of our community to balance our budget and to operate our centers in a sustainable way.
There are two ways to help IMS do this: