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Leo Grants

Leos play such an important role in the service mission of Lions. We value the contributions of young people to their communities as volunteers and service leaders. Anything we can do to encourage and enhance their service is a win for us all—Lions, communities and the world. 

Leo Leadership Grant Program

Provides financial assistance to a Lions multiple district, sub-district or single district interested in organizing a Leo leadership conference. The goal of the program is to further develop Leos' leadership skills, specifically in the areas of project management, communication, creativity and innovation, teamwork and planning community service projects.

Lions Clubs International awards a maximum of twelve US$2,000 reimbursable grants each fiscal year. The Leo Club Program Department reviews applications in the order in which they are received and approves eligible grants based on the content of the application.

To apply, complete the Leo Leadership Grant Application and email your completed application to the Leo Club Program Department at

Applications are accepted between July 1st and May 1st or until funds are no longer available.

Criteria and Application


LCIF Leo Service Grant

Provides financial assistance to Leo service projects implemented by Leo clubs in a Lions multiple district or district. The goal of the grant is to support Leos to assess, plan and implement their own service projects. Leos will be able to create a bigger impact in humanitarian initiatives within their communities, while being exposed to valuable leadership and life skills.

Grant requests can be composed of the following:

  • Multiple Leo clubs working on one large project
  • Multiple Leo clubs working on multiple projects
  • One Leo club working on one large project

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) will award up to US$2,500 for Lions districts and up to US$5,000 for Lions multiple districts. LCIF will review applications internally, with the LCIF chairperson making the final decision.

Grants must be applied for, at minimum, six weeks prior to the project start date. Applications will be accepted starting in January through June 30 or until funds are no longer available. If you have any questions, email

Criteria and Application


Leos Get Things Done

Leos everywhere are taking on projects to improve their local communities and the world. They are not only our future leaders, they are the ones shaping the future for generations to come.