Fundraising partnerships with other non-profits.

Nevada City Elks are calling on the non-profit organizations to submit their proposals for grants from the Nevada City Elks and National grand Lodge. Please contact the lodge for application requirements and exact form.

Grants and Appropriations

At its February meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Elks National Foundation Board of Trustees approved appropriations and distributions for the 2016-17 fiscal year totaling $29.52 million.

Program-Related Grants and Appropriations

Local Philanthropy
Community Investments Program

Appropriated $9.8 million to invest directly in Lodge communities. Community Investment Program grant projects improve the areas where Elks work and live. The Impact Grant pool will increase by $100,000, totaling $600,000 available for large-scale grants. Promise Grants are $2,500 each, continuing last year’s increase, and Lodges with 15 percent of their members donating to the ENF in 2015-16 will be eligible for a $500 bonus on the Gratitude Grant when the GER’s per-member-giving goal is met in 2016-17.

State Grants

Granted $9.1 million to the state Elks associations through State Charities Grants, Special Project Grants and Bonus Grants, which help fund each state’s major charitable projects.