The purpose of the Foundation as stated in the By-Laws is: “Plan, develop, and maintain a unified program by which each and every Lions Club in Montana may participate voluntarily in providing services to sight, hearing and/or speech impaired persons. The Foundation may receive any property, real, personal, or mixed by gift, device, bequest … The Foundation will operate exclusively for charitable, educational, literary, or scientific purpose.”
The Foundation is dedicated to providing assistance, through the Lions Clubs of Montana, to Montanans in need of assistance with sight, hearing and/or speech problems.
The Foundation provides Montanans who need financial assistance with hearing aids, cataract surgeries, cochlear implants, vision screening and detached retina procedures.
All donations accepted on lionsclubs.org support Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF), which is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charitable organization. Lions Clubs International (LCI) is a 501(c)(4) tax-exempt social welfare organization and is not eligible to accept or solicit charitable donations. All LCI administrative costs are paid solely through dues, while 100% of funds raised through LCI fundraisers goes directly into funding community projects.