The "Tibet Institute Rikon" foundation
The Tibet Institute is supported by the "Tibet Institute Rikon" foundation, which was established in 1967. The aims of the foundation correspond to those of the Tibet Institute given above. The foundation is responsible for providing the monastic community with the necessary infrastructure, as well as the financial means for running and maintaining the monastery.
The "Tibet Institute Rikon" foundation is a private non-profit foundation supervised by the Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs and led by a foundation board.