Elks National Convention—ENF in Houston

Houston, we have an answer!

If you are headed to Houston for the Elks National Convention come by the ENF booth, we are ready with answers to your questions. We hope you will attend our workshops and come visit us in the exhibit hall. While you’re there, be sure to pick up your donor recognition and Lodge ribbons.

If you are not traveling to Houston, you can still join in on the fun. Click here to follow the ENF on social media to see highlights from each day of the convention and listen to a live broadcast of Midday with Jim and Debbie.

Here are some of exciting events and presentations the Elks National Foundation has planned for the convention:


A must-see! The Foundation’s entire report will be presented during Sunday’s Opening Ceremonies. You won’t want to miss this. You’ll hear from our top Most Valuable Student scholars and Hoop Shoot Getty Powell Award Winners. Don’t miss this kickoff to a great Convention!

Sunday, July 3 | 3 p.m.
George R. Brown Convention Center

Midday with the ENF

This live-recording of Midday with the ENF will feature a showcase of the Foundation’s programs featuring live interviews and special surprises.

Sunday, July 3 | 12:30 to 2 p.m.
George R. Brown Convention Center, Room 361B

Community Investments Program Office Hours

ENF staff will be available to answer your questions about the various grants available to Lodges—Beacon, Gratitude, Promise, Impact and Freedom. This is not a seminar—meetings are one-on-one with ENF staff. Visit the ENF Booth in the Exhibit Hall to sign up for a time slot.

George R. Brown Convention Center, Exhibit Hall


When planning your schedule for the 2016 Elks National Convention in Houston, don’t miss the following Elks National Foundation sessions. Seating is limited for all of our seminars, and admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open 30 minutes before seminars begin. For more information, email enf@elks.org or call 773/755-4728

Writing a Successful Impact Grant Application

Receive grant-writing guidance from a professional grant writer and be prepared to work on your Lodge’s 2017 Impact Grant application. This two-hour session is about Impact Grants only. We’re offering this popular workshop twice—choose one:

Sunday, July 3 | 9 to 11 a.m.
George R. Brown Convention Center, Room 351

Sunday, July 3 | 12 to 2 p.m. George R. Brown Convention Center, Room 351

ENF Fundraising Chairs: Beyond Per-Capita

The role of ENF Fundraising Chair is diverse, and about more than just per-capita! Gain perspective along with tools and tips to be an effective Chair. Though the content for this seminar is designed for ENF Fundraising Chairs, all are welcome to attend.

Monday, July 4 | 1 to 2 p.m.
George R. Brown Convention Center, Room 361B

*Rooms are subject to change. Visit the ENF booth, for more information.

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