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Home Resource Center Global Action Team (GAT) GAT Success Story Funding

GAT Success Story Funding*

The GAT Success Story Funding program offers districts, undistricted areas and Leo districts the opportunity to receive funding to support the needs of their area through the sharing and celebration of successes.

The 2022-2023 submission platform will be available beginning in late September.

Explore the funding available for districts, undistricted areas and Leo districts. All submissions will be accepted through May 1, 2023.

Districts

US$500 is available for each district with the submission of a GAT success story (limit one submission per district). Any district GAT member (district governor, GST coordinator, GMT coordinator, GLT coordinator) on record with Lions Clubs International or the cabinet secretary may apply for funding. 

Undistricted areas

US$500 is available for each undistricted area with the submission of a service, membership and/or leadership success story (limit one submission per undistricted area). Any coordinating Lion on record with Lions Clubs International may apply for funding.

Leo districts

US$350 is available for each Leo district with the submission of a service, membership and/or leadership success story (one submission per Leo district). Any Leo district president or district Leo chairperson on record with Lions Clubs International may apply for funding.

*Formerly known as GAT District Funding

How to receive your funding

 

Step one

Take a look at the story requirements and writing prompts for districts and undistricted areas or Leo districts.

Step two

Plan your story and compile links to posts or stories about it and any images or documents you’d like to share.

Step three

Complete your story submission below no later than May 1.

Step four

Who should you tell to watch for emails from Lions International requesting banking information?

  • Districts: The cabinet treasurer
  • Undistricted areas: The coordinating Lion
  • Leo districts: The Leo district secretary*

*In the event your Leo district does not have a bank account, tell your cabinet treasurer to watch for emails from Lions International requesting your Lions district's banking information.

Apply

Use the form here to complete your submission for GAT Success Story Funding. Submissions that fulfill all of the criteria will receive payment within 4-6 weeks.

The 2022-2023 submission platform will be available beginning in late September.

Craft a stellar story

Find out what makes a submission stand out from the crowd.

Contact us

Send us your questions or let us know how you plan to use your GAT Success Story Funding.