Ways to Support LCIF
Contributing Member: Donors receive a colorful lapel pin for a gift of US$20. Silver and gold levels are given for donations of US$50 and US$100 respectively.
Honor Roll: A certificate is given to individuals who contribute US$100 and the recipient’s name is entered on LCIF’s Honor Roll at International Headquarters for the year in which the gift is received.
Melvin Jones Fellowship: Individuals who donate US$1,000, and persons for whom such donations are made, are recognized as Melvin Jones Fellows. Melvin Jones Fellows receive a lapel pin and a personalized wall plaque.
Melvin Jones Fellowship Progressive Program: Individuals who give from US$1,000 to US$100,000, beyond their initial MJF donation. Melvin Jones Fellows receive a diamond, sapphire, ruby, emerald or amethyst set in a lapel pin, consistent with the amount donated.
Humanitarian Partners: The Humanitarian Partner program honors individuals whose cumulative donations exceed US$100,000, $200,000, $300,000 and $500,000, respectively.
Friend of Humanity Award: The LCIF Friend of Humanity Award recognizes a few Lions each year who have supported LCIF at the highest level. The LCIF Chairperson determines the recipients, who are awarded with a medal.
Helping Hands Award: The LCIF Helping Hands Award recognizes Lions who promote greater awareness of and support for LCIF at the club, regional, district or multiple district level or through the media.
Corporate Recognition: An engraved plaque is presented to corporations that provide an unrestricted gift of US$1,000 or more to the foundation.
Club Recognition: Clubs that donate US$1,000 for which no other form of recognition is received will be given an inscribed plaque.
LCIF Legacy to Lions: Individuals may support the foundation through gift annuities and through direct gifts of cash, gifts of stock and appreciated assets.
Memorial Donations: LCIF recognizes individuals who donate to the Foundation in the memory of another.