Lakewood Ranch - Sarasota Elks #2855
Elks National Foundation (ENF) - The mission of the Elks National Foundation is to help Elks build stronger communities. We fulfill this pledge by investing in communities where Elks live and work. We provide tomorrow’s leaders, our youth, with lifelong skills; we honor the Elks’ pledge to never forget our veterans; we help the state Elks associations accomplish their charitable objectives and fund projects that improve the quality of life in local Elks communities.
ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
The Elks National Foundation provides $3.74 million in college scholarships each year through its three scholarship programs.
Most Valuable Student Competition - The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2016 competition.
Legacy Award - Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships ($1,000 per year for four years) for children and grandchildren of Elks members. The Foundation will offer a total of up to 250 awards.
Emergency Educational Grants - The Educational Grant program provides financial assistance to children of deceased or totally disabled Elks, who wish to obtain or further their college education.