LCIF Awards Disaster Grants, December 2017

Thailand flood victims gathered

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 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. Community Recovery Grants aid districts interested in supporting short-term cleanup and repair efforts in situations where other organizations have already addressed immediate needs. Lions district governors may submit proposals for community recovery grants.

In December 2017, LCIF awarded 10 Emergency Grants and 1 Community Recovery Grant totaling US$115,000. These grants are addressing immediate needs in:

India, District 324-B4
US$10,000 for cyclone relief

India, District 318-A
US$10,000 for cyclone relief

Indonesia, District 307-B2
US$10,000 for flood relief

Albania, UND
US$10,000 for flood relief

California, District 4-A3
US$10,000 for wildfire relief

Thailand, District 310-B
US$10,000 for flood relief

Brazil, District LC-12
US$10,000 for flood relief

Republic of Sri Lanka, District 306-B1
US$5,000 for cyclone relief

Brazil, District LC-4
US$10,000 for hailstorm relief

Thailand, District 310-D
US$10,000 for flood relief

Argentina, District O-2
$US$20,000 for tornado relief

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