The story of LCIF is epic—filled with unlimited compassion and tireless support of Lions service.
For more than 50 years, we’ve dedicated our energies to increasing the ability of Lions everywhere, helping them empower the communities they serve. With every grant we give, our history grows, along with the impact of Lions. Today, we couldn’t be more proud of where we stand, or more excited about the future of our work. Click Here for more information on the history of LCIF.
Since 1968, we’ve been helping Lions enhance their service. US$1.1 billion has been awarded through more than 15,000 grants. Here are the numbers from these efforts.
9.1 million cataract surgeries
Lions Quest has been implemented in more than 105 countries
US$134 million in disaster relief
More than 100 million children immunized against measle
Whenever and wherever disaster strikes, Lions are often among the first to offer aid. LCIF is ready to support their efforts with funding assistance through global disaster relief programs.
12,800 fatalities happened due to natural disasters during 2018.
45% of natural disaster in 2018 were weather-related.
US$166 trillion was lost due to natural disasters all around the world in 2018.
53% of the total fatalities worldwide were water-related in 2018.