Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Lions Clubs International Foundation

We Care. We Serve. We Accomplish.

three stars

86.18

300 West 22nd Street Oak Brook, IL 60523
tel: (630) 203-3836   Web Site
EIN: 23-7030455

Board Leadership
Gudrun Yngvadottir
Chairperson

CEO
Rebecca Teel Daou
Executive Administrator

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.18 three stars
  Financial 80.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

three stars

80.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.71
  Program Expenses Growth -3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lions Clubs International Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lions Clubs International Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $50,960,795
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $50,960,795
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $50,960,795
   Other Revenue $35,998,114
TOTAL REVENUE $86,958,909
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $45,761,134
   Administrative Expenses $5,090,286
   Fundraising Expenses $10,500,216
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $61,351,636
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $25,607,273
   
Net Assets $290,983,616

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$210,818 0.34% Rebecca Daou Executive Administrator

Mission

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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Charity Contact Info

Lions Clubs International Foundation
300 West 22nd Street
Oak Brook, IL 60523
tel: (630) 203-3836
fax: (630) 571-5735
EIN: 23-7030455

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Board Leadership

Gudrun Yngvadottir
Chairperson

CEO

Rebecca Teel Daou
Executive Administrator