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Elks National Convention—ENF in Houston
(posted 05/31/2016)

Houston, we have an answer! Find out everything the ENF has planned for the Elks National Convention, click here to learn more.

Oh, and by the Way...
(posted 05/11/2016)

Jim and Debbie tell us why Midday skipped April. Then they reflect on the Hoop Shoot Finals with Billy Donnelly and on the Leadership Weekend with Maryann Slater in this instant classic episode. Click here to tune in.

ENF in Your State
(posted 04/27/2016)

Each year, the ENF strives to give back more to each state than it received from that state in donations. Click here to see how the ENF is helping your state this year.

Get Social—Read the ENF Blog
(posted 04/27/2016)

Keep up with the ENF by reading first person stories from ENF volunteers, Elks scholars and ENF staffers. Click here to stay connected.

The Grateful Twenty!
(posted 04/01/2016)

Move over, Hateful Eight! It's time for the 20 Most Valuable Student finalists to shine.

Results from Chicago: 2016 Hoop Shoot National Finals
(posted 04/01/2016)

Click here to meet the 2016 Frank Hise National Champions.

Time is running out!
(posted 03/30/2016)

To donate before the 2016 fiscal year ends, click here! Online donations must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Central on March 31 to count toward the 2015-16 fiscal year.

(posted 03/07/2016)

Beacon Grants offer Elks an opportunity to engage a local community by actively serving those in need. Check out the InstaGrants for easily adaptable and highly successful Lodge grant projects.

Don't miss the opportunity, applications are due online on March 31, 2016.

Featured Beacon Grant in Action
(posted 02/09/2016)

Morehead City-Beaufort, N.C., Lodge No. 1710 welcomes veterans and other individuals who are suffering from homelessness into transitional housing by preparing the homes to be lived in. Elks will use a Beacon Grant to purchase all household and furniture items on a case-by-case basis. Lodge members will also make small household repairs to ensure their new homes are as welcoming as possible.

Arm or Head?
(posted 02/04/2016)

Kevin Laue, the 2016 Hoop Shoot National Finals Keynote Speaker has shown grit from the start, having to battle for his life before he even entered the world. Kevin has played basketball his entire life overcoming many obstacles along the way, he found success on and off the court ultimately playing division one basketball at Manhattan College.

Scholars Shine on the Bay
(posted 01/15/2016)

Nineteen Elks scholars spent a week serving the Bay Area in the name of the Elks.

Website Makeover!
(posted 12/24/2015)

The ENF Website has been updated! View this article to read about all of the changes.

Former Hoop Shoot National Finalists have Shared the Court since '74
(posted 12/08/2015)

College basketball coaches Steve Alford and Chris Mullin have been sharing the court since the 1974 Hoop Shoot National Finals—see what happened when they met at the Maui Invitational.

Mentorship and Practice Lead to Success at Local Elks Hoop Shoot
(posted 11/30/2015)

Generous Neighbors Warm Homeless Vets and brighten the Elks Memorial Building
(posted 11/18/2015)

2016 Impact Grant Recipients
(posted 10/27/2015)

Congratulations to the 2016 Impact Grant recipients!

True Grit Elks
(posted 10/23/2015)

Elks know they can make a difference in their communities and that they can influence the next generation in a positive way. The Elks National Foundation has the privilege and responsibility to help Elks do that by developing programs and providing grants. We are featuring Elks who exemplify grit.

Behind the Scenes
(posted 10/14/2015)

For a behind the scenes look at our #TrueGritTuesdays series, check out the ENF blog and hear from our director.

Developing Gritty Kids
(posted 09/25/2015)

The grit movement is relatively recent in the education world, but the Elks have been developing gritty kids through the Hoop Shoot for more than 40 years.

And the Elroy goes to...
(posted 09/01/2015)

Grab some popcorn. It's time for an ENF film fest! Click here to watch our latest films!

2015-16 CIP Final Report Form Deadline
(posted 08/24/2015)

The 2014-15 Final Report Form deadline is quickly approaching! All 2014-15 Beacon, Freedom, Gratitude and Promise Grant Final Report Forms must be received by August 31, 2015.

To view the Final Report Form webinar, click here. And for a list of the top 10 commonly asked Final Report Form questions, click here.

2016 Impact Grant Deadline
(posted 08/24/2015)

Serve your community with $10,000! Click here to find out more!

Update your Goals!
(posted 07/16/2015)

The Grand Exalted Ruler, Ron Hicks announced the new per-member-giving goal at the 2015 Elks National Convention. The goal has increased to $4.65—that’s a 5 cent increase—but well below the level that members have been reaching in the past few years. Please update your fundraising goals! Check the Reports and Standings to view your Lodge’s current per-member-giving totals.

Impact Grant-ness
(posted 06/17/2015)

Last year’s Impact Grant results are now in, and they're impressive! Read all about the accomplishments of the Impact Grant Lodges here.

The 2016 Impact Grant applications are now available! For more information head over to the Impact Grant page.

A Journey To Elkdom
(posted 06/01/2015)

Today's Elks Scholars can be tomorrow's Elks! Sean Pringle a 2010 Most Valuable Student Scholar and new member of Oceano/Five Cities, Calif., Lodge No. 2504 tells his story from the beginning of his involvement with the Elks! Click here to read his story.

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