Maha Ganapati Temple of Arizona was established as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization in March of 2000.  The temple is operated by a Board of Directors and Executive Advisory Councillors of the temple under the guidance of the Bylaws & Articles of Incorporation. 

So what does the 501(c)(3) status mean to the devotees 

  • Contributions to the temple are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Temples tax identification number is 86-0987383 
  • All your contributions go toward temple maintenance, operations and into futher growing the temple to satisfy the spiritual and religious needs of the Hindu population of Arizona.