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Lions Clubs International Foundation
300 West 22nd Street
Oak Brook, IL 60523
tel: (630) 468-6901
fax: (630) 571-5735
EIN: 23-7030455

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Board Leadership

Joseph Preston


Rebecca Teel Daou
Executive Administrator

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Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations (Fundraising)

Lions Clubs International Foundation

We Care. We Serve. We Accomplish.

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 94.02 4 stars
  Financial 91.55 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.16
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lions Clubs International Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2015)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $39,796,459
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $39,796,459
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $39,796,459
   Other Revenue $20,224,815
TOTAL REVENUE $60,021,274
   Program Expenses $49,627,953
   Administrative Expenses $4,316,455
   Fundraising Expenses $4,282,959
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,793,907
Net Assets $282,811,356

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Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2015)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$137,313 0.23% Rebecca Daou Executive Administrator


Service has been the hallmark of Lions Clubs International since it was founded in 1917. It is the world's largest service club organization with 1.3 million members in 205 countries and regions. Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) was begun in 1968 to take that service to new levels by tackling global problems as well as assisting Lions with large-scale local humanitarian projects. Through LCIF, Lions meet the needs of their local and global communities. LCIF has evolved to become an internationally recognized humanitarian organization and the largest blindness prevention organization. LCIF is able to leverage its funds by partnering with other non-governmental organizations and corporations that share a common mission. The Foundation grants, on average, $30 million annually. LCIF is particularly proud of it SightFirst program, launched in 1990 to reduce and eliminate the causes of preventable blindness worldwide. Through the program, it has helped more than 30 million people.

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