Each year, the ENF strives to give back more to each state than it received from that state in donations. Click here to learn how the ENF is helping your state this year.
Apply for a Gratitude Grant
Did your Lodge meet the National President’s per-member-giving goal in 2012-13? There is still time to apply for a Gratitude Grant! Applications are due online May 31. Click here to get started today.
The Strongest Little Community in the World
The Elks National Foundation will be at the 2013 Elks National Convention, eager to help you build stronger communities. Check out the ENF’s Convention schedule.
Welcome, 2013 Elks Scholars
The Elks National Foundation is proud to welcome the class of 2013 Elks scholars into the Elks family! Congratulations to the 500 Most Valuable Student scholars and 250 Legacy Awards recipients. Click here to see the list of all 2013 ENF scholarship recipients.
Spring has sprung, which means blooming trees, budding flowers and stronger communities! Read how ENF programs grow throughout the year.
The Winners' Gallery
Congratulations to the winners of the 2012-13 Per-Capita and Chair Challenge Contests. Thank you for helping Elks build stronger communities!
Hoop Shoot Champions
Swoosh! That’s the sound of the 72 Elks Hoop Shoot national finalists sinking a total of 1,621 free throws at the finals, which took place on Saturday, April 20, in Springfield, Mass. Click here for contest results. Congratulations to all Hoop Shoot champions!
Happy New Fiscal Year!
Thanks to our generous donors, the Elks National Foundation raised a record $7.013 per member in the 2012-13 fiscal year! Check out how the ENF will be building stronger communities in 2013-14.
You’re invited to the Elks National Foundation’s Eggs-travaganza!
Five Reasons to Donate in 2012-13
The 2012-13 fiscal year ends on March 31. Mailed 2012-13 fiscal-year donations must be in the ENF office on or before Thursday, March 28, to count toward 2012-13 giving totals. Click here for five reasons to donate to the ENF before the end of the fiscal year.
Beacon Grant Application Deadline Quickly Approaching
Beacon Grants are available to all Lodges, but time is running out. These $1,000 grants offer Lodges the chance to start a new, ongoing, Elks-led charitable activity. Read more, and submit your application by the March 31, 2013 deadline.
State of the Foundation Address
Read ENF Director Jim O’Kelley’s annual State of the Foundation address.
The Luck of the Elks
The Elks National Foundation doesn't need a four-leaf clover to help Elks build stronger communities. Read how Elks are serving their communities through ENF programs.
The Year of Giving
Are you ready to help Elks build stronger communities in the Year of Giving? What reward will you receive for your generosity?
Stronger Communities in 2013-14
This just in! At its meeting in San Antonio on February 13, 2013, the ENF Board of Trustees approved appropriations and distributions for the 2013-14 fiscal year totaling a record $26 million, an increase of 10 percent over the current year. Find out more.
Elks Scholars Feel the Love
When you’re an Elks scholar, you don’t need chocolate or flowers to have a first-rate Valentine’s Day. Instead, you’ll get the gift of extra time to study or explore extracurricular activities—and the lifelong gift of a network of friends and supporters. Click here to read why last year’s ENF scholarship winners love the ENF and their Elks family.
An Early Spring
Are you tired of winter? No matter the weather, the Elks National Foundation works year-round to help Elks build stronger communities. We post new stories all the time, so every day feels like spring! Read on to stay up-to-date on news from the ENF and from Elks’ communities.
The Legacy Continues
The 2013 Legacy Awards application deadline has passed. Thanks to all the children and grandchildren of Elks who applied! Stay tuned for the scholarship announcement in late April. In the meantime, click here to read about 2010 Legacy Awards recipient Meghan Fort, whose ENF scholarship is helping her pursue the career of her dreams.
Were you one of the 750,000 viewers who tuned in to the Elks National Foundation’s short feature film, Giving Back, in December? In case you missed it, click here to watch the video.
New Year’s Resolution: Build Stronger Communities
The Elks National Foundation has resolved to build stronger communities throughout 2013. Here are some of the ways the ENF will accomplish this:
Legacy Awards Deadline Coming Soon
We’re in the final stretch of the 2013 ENF Legacy Awards application period. This scholarship application, available online to any high school senior who is the child or grandchild of a dues-paying Elks member, is due at 12 p.m. (noon) Central Time on February 1, 2013. Don’t miss this opportunity!
Top 10 Stories of 2012
From serving veterans to meeting needs in local communities, 2012 was a great year for the ENF. While we were busy helping Elks build stronger communities, you were busy reading about our progress. Here are the 10 most-read stories from 2012.
Happy Holidays from Elks Scholars
This Christmas season, Elks scholars are especially grateful for their ENF scholarships. Click here to watch their special thank you message.
The Elks National Foundation’s short feature film, Giving Back, will air on the Fox Business News Network on Saturday, December 29, at 3 p.m. E.S.T. Tune in to see how Elks are giving back through ENF programs.
Shop. Sell. Give.
Finish your holiday shopping and support the ENF without leaving your home. By using iGive, GiveBackAmerica, or eBay Giving Works, you can shop or sell items online and support the ENF at the same time! Giving has never been easier. Click here to learn how you can shop, sell, and give to the ENF.
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