The New California Lions Foundation (CLF)

We are pleased to announce our new California Lions Foundation (CLF) has been approved by the IRS and State of California authorities as a non-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) corporation for the purpose of providing assistance to California Lion Clubs.
This new foundation will provide matching grants from $500 – $10,000 to California Lions Clubs for projects that serve their communities.  Please review the attached CLF brochure for more information.In order to begin assisting Lions Clubs, we have established an initial funding goal of $250,000.  In order to meet this goal, CLF is providing an opportunity to California Lions and California Lions clubs to become founding members and founding clubs of CLF through calendar year 2017.Lions may become a founding member of CLF for a donation of $1,000, in addition the member will also receive recognition as a ‘Kay Fukushima Fellow’.  California Lions Clubs may become a founding club of CLF for a donation of $5,000.  Founding member donations by individual Lions may be counted toward the founding club donation amount to qualify as a founding club of CLF.If you are in the process of finalizing your ‘Year-end’ tax exempt donations, becoming a CLF founding member would be an outstanding choice!  You will be helping California Lions make a difference in their communities.  Again, funds donated to CLF will remain in California to assist California Lions. Donations to CLF are also being solicited from businesses and corporations.
Tax ID # of California Lions Foundation is 81-2850129.

Checks made out to ‘California Lions Foundation’ may be sent to:

California Lions Foundation
California Lions MD4 state office
129 Los Aguajes Ave.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Donate to the California Lions Foundation

If you would prefer to donate appreciated securities, please contact CLF President PDG Gil Smith at for instructions.