This month’s Midday with the ENF, a podcast about the Elks National Foundation, features a must-listen interview with 2003 top Most Valuable Student scholars Bryce Caswell and Sean Loosli. Check out Director Jim O’Kelley’s May blog update to read more about engaging scholars like Bryce and Sean. Then, tune into the May episode of Midday!
Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!
What new events, sessions and seminars does the ENF have to offer at the 2015 Elks National Convention in Indianapolis? Click here to find out!
Elks Hoop Shoot Finals Results
A New Record!
Thank you to everyone who donated to the ENF in 2014-15. We received more than $6.2 million in donations, resulting in a nationwide per capita of $7.726. In total we raised a record $11.3 million—all to support stronger communities! Congratulations to the 2014-15 Per-Capita and Chair Challenge Contest winners! Click here to view the final contest results.
To gain new members, the Elks have many new initiatives, including a potential partnership! Listen to Episode 8 of the Midday with the ENF podcast, featuring Elks Membership and Public Relations Manager Rick Gathen, for all the details!
Grab your Gratitude Grant!
Did your Lodge meet the National President's per-member-giving goal in 2014-15? Then you are eligible to apply for a $2,000 Community Investments Program Gratitude Grant to serve your community.
Don't miss this opportunity. Gratitude Grant applications are due online by May 31, 2015.
Help the ENF finish the 2014-15 fiscal year strong by getting in your final donations by March 31, 2015.
All mailed and online donations must be in the ENF office by 11:59 p.m. Central Time on March 31, 2015. Any donations received after March 31 will be counted toward the 2015-16 fiscal year. Click here to donate online today.
Get Your Beacon Grant!
Don't miss the opportunity to start or continue an ongoing, Elks-led charitable project with a $2,000 Community Investments Program Beacon Grant.
Applications are due online by March 31, 2015.
2015-16 Grants and Appropriations
The Elks National Foundation is pleased to announce that the approved appropriations and distributions for the 2016 fiscal year equal a record total of $28.95 million. Click here for full details.
Legacy Scholars Love Serving with their Elks Family
Elks scholars are committed to service and to their Elks family. Click here to see what Legacy Awards recipients are saying about serving with the Elks.
Good Luck Legacy Awards Applicants!
Good luck to all the children and grandchildren of Elks who applied for a 2015 Legacy Awards scholarship! The 250 winners will be announced in late April. 2016 ENF Scholarship contests will begin in the fall.
Top 10 Reasons 2014 was a Great Year!
Christmas Around the Clock
Spread Christmas cheer year round with Elks National Foundation programs. Read how!
Shop. Sell. Give.
Give back to the ENF when shopping online! Support the ENF with ease through our partners AmazonSmile, eBay Giving Works, iGive, GiveBackAmerica, and American Express.
Click here to start shopping!
Most Valuable Student Scholarship Deadline
The MVS scholarship application deadline is quickly approaching! Any high school senior who is a U.S. citizen is eligible to apply for this college scholarship of up to $50,000. Applications must be turned in to the Elks Lodge nearest the applicant’s home by December 5, 2014.
Chicago is stronger, thanks to the Elks family! Elks headquarters and local Elks scholars had the opportunity to serve veterans in need at a Stand Down. Read about the experience here.
Happy Thanksgiving from the Elks family!
Elks scholars are grateful to be a part of the Elks family. Click here to hear why.
Then, head over the ENF's Facebook page to tell us why you're thankful for your Elks family.
ENF Film Fest
Grab some popcorn. It's time for an ENF film fest! Click here to watch the digital versions of the six films found on the ENF Film Fest DVD your Lodge received in early November 2014.
No checks? No stamps? No problem!
Let donating to the ENF be as easy as possible by joining the ENF Fidelity Club. As a member of the Fidelity Club, the ENF will automatically debit your bank account or charge your credit card on a monthly basis for a set donation amount. With this safe, reliable program, you'll save checks, stamps and time!
Click here to learn all the benefits of the Fidelity Club and view the Fidelity Club honor roll.
The Elks National Foundation is throwing a party during ENF Month this October, and you’re invited! Here are a few reasons to celebrate this ENF Month.
Show your ENF Spirit!
Endless Reasons to Celebrate
Happy ENF Month! We have so much to celebrate this October. Read on for ways to get involved this ENF Month.
25 Lodges in 25 Days
Join our countdown to the 2015 Impact Grant announcement on October 29! Each day until then, we'll feature a Lodge that has a built stronger community thanks to an ENF Impact Grant!
Nashua, N.H., Lodge No. 720 uses its Impact Grant to serve monthly meals at a local soup kitchen.
Click here to read the full story.
The Foundation lost two special friends last week, but their work continues. Read more.
Midday with the ENF
Join the ENF for lunch! Listen to Midday with the ENF, the ENF's new monthly podcast, hosted by Director Jim O'Kelley and sidekick, Assistant Director Debbie Doles.
Tune in to Episode 7 to hear Elks Hoop Shoot history and Midday's new original score written by an Elks scholar.
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