Lions Clubs International Foundation funds a number of programs and initiatives
to address humanitarian needs on a local and global scale, including preserving
sight, combating disability, promoting health, serving youth and responding to
Through the Sight First program, Lions are upgrading and establishing eye health
care systems in under served areas worldwide. The program is having a
significant impact on eliminating and controlling the leading causes of
Lions assist the disabled by constructing homes, providing vision screenings to
Special Olympics athletes and working locally with programs for disabled. The
Foundation also promotes health through increased awareness and numerous grants
for clinics, hospitals and health programs.
Youth has long been a priority of the Foundation and Lions alike. In addition to
grants to build schools and sponsor youth camps. LCIF has been sponsoring the
Lions Quest school-based, life-skills program for more than 25 years.
LCIF helps Lions respond to natural disasters through two grant programs for
immediate and long-term relief and reconstruction.