Is the LCIF grant legitimate?

Is the LCIF grant legitimate?

We’ve been alerted to a recent LCIF scam, in which scammers are posing as LCIF and providing information about grant money. Below are screenshots from Facebook pages posing as LCIF. Please be aware that these pages are NOT associated with LCI or the Foundation.

What is LCIF program?

LCIF supports large-scale projects that address unmet humanitarian needs for entire communities. These projects are led by local Lions who identify the need, develop the plan of action and carry out the project. LCIF does not have a grant program that supports individual assistance.

How do I donate to LCIF?

Donations can be made online at or they can be sent to LCIF.

How many Lions clubs are there in the world?

48,000 clubs
A Global Force for Good The service of Lions reaches around the planet. Serving in over 200 countries and geographic areas, our 48,000 clubs and 1.4 million members are helping others and making communities better.

Where is Lions International Headquarters?

Oak Brook, ILLions Clubs International / Headquarters

Is Lions Club an NGO?

Lions Clubs International Foundation was ranked best non-governmental organization (NGO) worldwide with which to work, according to ratings compiled by the Financial Times in association with Dalberg Global Development Advisers and the United Nations Global Compact.

Is donation to Lions Club tax deductible?

ARE DONATIONS TO THE LIONS TAX DEDUCTIBLE? (U.S. only) In the United States, the Internal Revenue Service does not allow donations to be claimed if given to LCI Headquarters or given directly or indirectly to our clubs because LCI, along with its clubs, has a 501 (c)(4) status.

What does MJF stand for Lions Club?

The Melvin Jones Fellowship
The Melvin Jones Fellowship (MJF) is the backbone of our foundation. Presented to those who donate US$1,000 to LCIF or to people for whom a donation was made by others, it’s a tremendous contribution to humanity and to the legacy of our founder, Melvin Jones.

Which is better Lions Club or Rotary club?

“The Lions is a club for retired entrepreneurs who want to give something back to society, the Rotary’s is a club for active entrepreneurs who want to give something back to society.”