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Club Excellence Award
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Club Excellence Award

As Lions and Leos continue to seek out opportunities to Learn, Lead and Grow, Lions Clubs International offers resources that support Lions and Leos in achieving their goals throughout their leadership journey.

Whether the journey is to Learn and enhance leadership skills, to Lead and mentor others by becoming a trainer, or to Grow and develop future leaders, there are Leadership Development institutes and programs targeted specially for each purpose. These institutes teach the skills needed to become a great leader and transition those skills to the next generation.

Application process


Use the qualifications outlined in the Club Excellence Award Application as your road map to excellence.

Applications must be signed by the current district governor. If sent from the district governor’s email, it qualifies as signature on application submitted electronically.

Download application (2021-22)

Due by: August 31, 2022

Send to: or fax to (630) 468-6828

Awards mailed to: 2022-2023 District Governor

For questions, inquiries or to submit your Club Excellence Award Application you may contact us by email or phone (630) 468-6828.


Award qualifications


To qualify for the Club Excellence Award, clubs must meet specific requirements in four categories: Membership, Service, Leadership & Organizational Excellence, and Marketing & Communication.

*See below for additional requirements

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  • Achieve a net growth or chartered a new Lions club, Leo club or Club Branch in the current fiscal year

Tools for success
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  • Contributed to LCIF
  • Started a new service project Consider on of our Global Causes!
  • Reported at least Three service projects/events to LCI
Tools for success
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Leadership & Organizational Excellence

  • Club is in good standing (not in status quo or financial suspension: district dues paid and no unpaid balance with LCI greater than US$50 outstanding 90 days or more.
  • Reported club officers to LCI
  • Key officers participate in one or more of the following leadership training events
  • Improvement opportunities can be identified with tools such as the Club Quality Initiative, Your Club, Your Way! and Plan for Your Club’s Success.
Tools for success
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Marketing & Communications

  • The club has published its service activities through local media and social media.  
Tools for success
Brand resources are available to help you craft promotions as well as best practices on how to use social media.