LCIF Awards Disaster Grants, March 2017

Earthquake Relief

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) offers a variety of funding options to support various stages for disaster relief operations, including Disaster Preparedness, Emergency, Community Recovery and Major Catastrophe Grants.

For districts impacted by a natural disaster that has affected at least 100 people, including tornadoes, hurricanes, floods and tsunamis, Emergency Grants provide up to US$10,000. Lions district governors may apply for disaster relief funds to help meet immediate needs such as food, water, clothing and medical supplies. LCIF typically awards more than US$2 million in Emergency Grant funding each year.

In March 2017, LCIF awarded 7 emergency grants totaling US$164,046. These grants are addressing immediate needs in:

Illinois, USA, District 1-BK
US$10,000 for tornado relief

Illinois, USA, District 1-CS
US$10,000 for tornado relief

Philippines, District 301-E
US$5,000 for earthquake relief

Missouri, USA, District 26-M1
US$10,000 for tornado relief

Kansas, USA, District 17-K
US$10,000 for wildfire relief

Missouri, USA, District 26-M5
US$10,000 for tornado relief

Brazil, District LC-5
US$10,000 for flood relief

The Republic of Madagascar, District 403-B2
US$10,000 for flood relief

Brazil, District LD-2
US$10,000 for windstorm relief

Indiana, USA, District 25-E
US$10,000 for tornado relief

Morocco, District 416
US$10,000 for flood relief

Republic of South Africa, District 410-D
US$20,000 for community recovery

Peru, District H-3
US$10,000 for mudslide relief

Australia, District 201Q2
US$10,000 for cyclone relief

Tahiti, Undistricted
US$19,046 to equip schools in Tahiti


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