Become a Temple Member
For those who would like to become a member of Midwest Buddhist Temple* or support the temple financially as a Friend, we have the following official categories:
Membership to Cleveland Buddhist Temple is open to all (regardless of color, race or sexual orientation) who uphold its principles and purpose: To promote and spread the teachings of Buddha’s truth, ensure the general welfare of the Buddhist faith and uphold Buddhist beliefs.
Financial pledge or donations are welcomed and encouraged but not required for General Member status.
Each General Member of 16 years of age or older who pledges financial contributions equal to or exceeding the annual minimum as set by the MBT Board of Trustees will be entitled to one vote on each matter submitted to a vote of the membership.
The current minimum pledge amount for Voting Member status is $17/month ($200 annually per member, $400 for couples).
PayPal MEMBERSHIP – Voting Member
Those who would like to support CBT financially but do not wish to become temple members will be accorded Friend status with a donation of $50 or more in a calendar year. Friend status provides temple mailings, such as the temple’s newsletter, and invitations to temple activities.
PayPal MEMBERSHIP- Friend
Things to know about paying your Pledge
New Electronic Payments: You can use your PayPal® account. See instructions below.
Budget your Pledge: If you want, you can pay your Pledge in partial payments. If you pay electronically (PayPal®) there are usually options to set up “recurring payments”* when you create the payment. Click below to go to PayPal®
PayPal MEMBERSHIP PLEDGE