His Holiness Dalai Lama with members of Bay Area Friends of Tibet September 2003
The mission of BAFoT is to study, promote interest in, and actively preserve Tibetan culture in all its aspects; to educate the general public in matters pertaining to Tibet and the Tibetan people; and to provide assistance to Tibetans.
Founded in 1983, Bay Area Friends of Tibet is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. BAFoT is primarily supported by the generous contributions of its members and some foundation grants. Volunteers have always played a crucial role in BAFoT's success. Donation - Volunteer