Foundation News

Michaud, the Model Chair
(posted 11/16/2018)

Lina Michaud, a member of Augusta, Maine, Lodge No. 964, has one goal as the Lodge and District Scholarship Chair: Promote scholarships across her community and build relationships with Elks scholars. Read how she plans to achieve it here.

It Started with a Spark
(posted 11/08/2018)

Green Bay, Wis., Lodge No. 259 is leading the way in serving veterans in their community. Read how here.

The Gift of Time
(posted 10/31/2018)

Stewart Israel, the Veterans Programs Chairman for the Elks National Veterans Service Commission, shares 140 ways you can serve veterans in your community.

2019 Legacy Awards Application
(posted 10/30/2018)

The 2019 Legacy Awards application is open! Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members. Eligibility requirements are outlined here.

The deadline to apply is February 1, 2019, 11:59 a.m. CST. Good luck!

Oh Gosh, Oshkosh!
(posted 10/29/2018)

Oshkosh, Wis., Lodge No. 292 has become a picture-perfect example of what the Elks National Foundation envisioned when it created the Community Investments Program. Read why here.

What is #GivingTuesday?
(posted 10/29/2018)

The ENF is joining the #GivingTuesday movement. Here's everything you need to know about it!

Nester Tan: The Elk with a Plan
(posted 09/19/2018)

When Nester Tan became an Elk 36 years ago, he made the Elks National Foundation his charity of choice. At the 2018 Elks National Convention, he was honored with a platinum-level donor plaque. Read why this moment meant so much to him here.

Learn more...
(posted 09/18/2018)

...about the stories in Heartbeat 60!

Legacy Awards Application Open!
(posted 08/09/2018)

The 2019 Legacy Awards application is open! Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members. Eligibility requirements are outlined here. The deadline to apply is February 1, 2019, 11:59 a.m. CST. Good luck!

The Selfless Sound of Service
(posted 07/16/2018)

In 1931, Elks began awarding college scholarships. Today, the ENF has invested millions of dollars in tens of thousands of students. During the Elks National Convention this year, 150 Elks scholars stopped by to serve and say thank you. Here's their story.

2018 Elks National Convention Recap
(posted 07/11/2018)

Click here to relive the 2018 Elks National Convention in San Antonio.

150 Tweets for 150 Years
(posted 07/05/2018)

The #ElksFamily network is a web of connections. Check it out by viewing the social media coverage from the 2018 Elks National Convention. Recap with us on Twitter and Facebook.

2018-19 Grant Year
(posted 07/05/2018)

The 2018-19 Grant Year kicked off on July 1! Learn more here.

Team Ingraham: The ENF’s Maine Squeeze
(posted 06/14/2018)

Al and Stephanie Ingraham might be married, but they're also both fundraising chairs for separate Lodges in Maine. Competition aside, they're united by one goal: to motivate other Elks to join the Fidelity Club. Read why it's so important to them here.

Learn more...
(posted 05/15/2018)

...about the stories in Heartbeat No. 58!

Elks National Foundation 2018 Convention Schedule
(posted 05/14/2018)

Check out the ENF's schedule at the Elks National Convention here.

History Repeats Itself
(posted 05/02/2018)

This year, the CIP was hoping to sustain the record-breaking number of Beacon Grants awarded last year, but we should've known the Elks Lodges would outdo themselves! Learn more about the 1,062 grants that were approved here.

Breaking Records and Taking Names
(posted 04/12/2018)

2017-18 was another record breaking year in donations to the ENF. Thank you for your continued support!

(posted 04/02/2018)

It’s that time of year, again! As the 2018 Most Valuable Student contest comes to a close, we are gearing up to welcome the Top 20 MVS Finalists to Chicago for Lead 5—the fifth annual MVS Leadership Weekend April 26-29. We're proud to announce the 2018 Top 20 MVS Finalists.

Donations Deadline Approaching
(posted 02/21/2018)

Donations are due in the Elks National Foundation's mailbox by March 31, 2018 to count toward the 2017-18 fiscal year. The office will be closed for Good Friday on March 30, so get those donations in to ensure you do not miss the deadline!

Click here to get your donation in online today.

Legacy Awards Deadline Approaching
(posted 01/24/2018)

Legacy Awards applications are due online no later than 11:59 a.m. CST on February 2, 2018.

ESL with E-L-K-S
(posted 01/24/2018)

Manasquan, N.J., Lodge No. 2534 used a Beacon Grant to fund English as a Second Language courses hosted at their Lodge. Read how it helped the many Spanish-speaking members of their community while building new ties here.

The Muns Are the Ones for Fidelity Club
(posted 01/18/2018)

Before Courtney Muns could join her father in joining the Elks, she made a trip to Austria to compete in the 2017 Special Olympics Winter Games. Read more to find out how well she placed and about her journey to Elkdom.

Dennis Makes the Case for Serving Veterans
(posted 01/12/2018)

Navy veteran Dennis Case joined Plano, Texas, Lodge No. 2485 a little over five years ago and has continuously found new ways to support and care for our veterans. Read his story here.

The Latest with Loosli: Elkdom
(posted 01/12/2018)

Sean Loosli has been active within the Elks scholars' community since he was a top Most Valuable Student in 2003. Now, he's officially an Elk himself! Read how his journey to Elkdom has come full circle here.

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