Here are some resources that will help your Lodge navigate CIP grants.
Final Reporting. Find information on how to complete Final Reports.
CIP Participation Report. The CIP Participation Report shows the status of each Lodge’s grants.
General CIP Guidelines. A succinct, printable version of CIP guidelines.
CIP Grant History. Review grant applications and Final Reports from Lodges around the country.
CIP Central. Read the latest news from the CIP!
Annually on April 1, $2,000 Spotlight Grants open to every Lodge. Lodges do not need to meet the GER's per-member-giving goal to apply. Use the Spotlight Grant in one of the following ways:
In 2019-20, the Spotlight Grant was created to offer Lodges a choice of a ready-made, off-the-shelf project to implement in their community.
Now, the Spotlight Grant shines a light on three issues facing American communities: early childhood literacy, veteran homelessness, and hunger. Lodges must choose one of seven project plans:
Lodges have the option to merge the $4,000 Beacon Grant with the Spotlight Grant. Beacon Grants open annually on April 1.
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2023-24 Dates: Applications for 2023-24 Beacon Grants open on April 1 and will close on January 17, 2024. Funds must be spent by March 31, 2024.
Process: Upon approval of a Lodge's online application, the ENF will mail an approval letter and a grant check to the Lodge address.