For Immediate Release
Lions Quest Approves US$199,600 in Grants
Oak Brook, Illinois, USA, August 14, 2008—A total of US$199,600 over 5 grants was approved for Lions Quest programs to expand in countries currently participating in the program. The grants include the first grant to Nicaragua to begin the program. Lions Quest grants approved under Core 4 grants at the Lions Quest Advisory Committee Meeting on May 15, 2008 include:
For more information on the Lions Quest program, visit http://www.lions-quest.org/
Lions Clubs International Foundation provides grant funding to Lions districts for large-scale humanitarian projects too extensive for Lions to finance on their own. LCIF is the charitable arm of Lions Clubs International, the largest service club organization in the world with 1.35 million members in 206 geographic areas and countries. The Foundation aids Lions in making a greater impact in their local communities, as well as around the world. LCIF was recently ranked the number one NGO in a Financial Times study. Through LCIF, Lions ease pain and suffering and bring healing and hope to people worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.lcif.org/.