Get your club involved in a handful of ongoing diabetes service programs.
STRIDES FOR DIABETESStrides events involve fun physical activity to help promote diabetes awareness and management.
TYPE 2 DIABETES SCREENINGType 2 diabetes screening events are an important way to help your community understand their diabetes risk and take steps toward prevention.
DIABETES PEER SUPPORT GROUPSDiabetes peer support groups encourage the exchange of support of all types among community members living with diabetes.
DIABETES CAMPSDiabetes camps are designed to help enhance the quality of life for young people living with diabetes by providing diabetes management skills.
Several types of foundation grants are available to support diabetes service throughout the world.
DIABETES GRANTLCIF Diabetes grants empower Lions to implement large-scale diabetes awareness, prevention and management initiatives in their communities.
MATCHING GRANTLCIF Matching grants provide equipment and construction for large-scale projects that address unmet humanitarian needs.
DISTRICT & CLUB COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANTThrough the DCG program, 15 percent of unrestricted contributions to LCIF are transformed into grants that fund local projects on a club and/or district level.
LEO SERVICE GRANTLCIF Leo Service grants provide financial assistance to Leo service projects implemented by Leo clubs in a Lions multiple district or district.
Recent diabetes grants
From July 2022 to January 2023, LCIF has awarded 17 diabetes-related grants totaling US$661,620. View the report.
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Diabetes is a global epidemic
An estimated 463 million adults across the world are living with diabetes, and its prevalence is increasing rapidly. By 2045, the number is expected to reach 700 million. Diabetes is a global epidemic that touches every corner of the globe.
Lions Clubs International and LCIF are dedicated to empowering Lions and Leos around the world to fight diabetes by serving their communities one by one.
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Cause Area Flyers
Learn or educate others about the prevalence of diabetes in your Constitutional Area (CA), as well as LCIF grant funding available to support diabetes service.
- CA I – USA (U.S. and Affiliates, Bermuda and Bahamas)
- CA II – CANADA
- CA III – LATIN AMERICA (South America, Central America, Caribbean & Mexico)
- CA IV – EUROPA (Europe)
- CA V – OSEAL (Orient and Southeast Asia Lions)
- CA VI – INDIA
- CA VI – ISAME (India, South Asia, Middle East)
- CA VII – ANZI (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia)
- CA VII – AUSTRALIA
- CA VII – NEW ZEALAND
- CA VIII – AFRICA
Educate Your Club
Use these helpful tools to learn more about diabetes, educate your community, or plan your next diabetes service project.