EIN 36-1263962

The International Association of Lions Clubs (LCI)

IRS 501(c) type
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Lions Clubs International's mission is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.
Related structure
LCI is a parent organization to a group of 7,824 other organizations.
Also known as...
Catherine M Rizzo
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Program areas at LCI

District and club officers and administration - The district governor team, club officers and Lions Clubs International staff are responsible for ensuring that Clubs and members further The purposes of Lions Clubs International and are responsible for promoting effective membership growth and new club organization. Also included in this program is The district governors-elect (dge) seminar, which is an intensive training seminar designed to equip district governor-elect with The knowledge, vision, and skills necessary to strengthen and build Lions Clubs International.
International convention - each year over 20,000 Lions attend an in-person International convention held annually in a different country. This year The International convention was cancelled due to The global pandemic and was not rescheduled or held virtually.
Lion magazine - lion magazine is The official publication of Lions Clubs International and is published in 18 languages and is circulated to The entire membership base. The purpose of The magazine is to inform Lions members with regard to programs, club activities, and policies of Lions Clubs International.
Committees - assist The Association in fulfilling its mission and purpose. Communications - communicate information regarding Lions Clubs International to The community and media. Membership & leadership services - develop programs and curriculum to provide support for training at The club, district and multiple district level. Public relations - develop and provide materials to assist Clubs in their public relations activities. Club supplies - provide club supplies to its members. Service activities - promote and develop programs to support Lions' exempt purpose. Program administrative support is provided by mail services and information technology departments. International offices - service club members worldwide with locations in: india, The republic of korea and japan.

Who funds The International Association of Lions Clubs (LCI)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
NRA FoundationHunting / Conservation$7,000
Forrest and Martha Johnson Family FoundationCharity$2,500
The Kelly ProjectTo Take An Active Interest in the Civic, Cultural, Social and Moral Welfare of the Community.$1,000
...and 1 more grant received

Personnel at LCI

Catherine M RizzoAdministrative Officer - Treasurer / Chief of Finance , Treasurer's Office$205,799
Pamela Pope LeePresident
Dr. Jung-Yul ChoiFirst Vice President$0
Brian E. SheehanInternational Second Vice President$0
Gudrun YngvadottirInternational President$0
...and 5 more key personnel

Financials for LCI

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$62,524,152
Investment income and dividends$15,370,139
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$417,263
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$11,732,959
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$871,655
Miscellaneous revenues$-2,136,614
Total revenues$88,779,554

Form 990s for LCI

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2021-062022-07-18990OView PDF
2020-062021-06-30990View PDF
2019-062020-08-26990View PDF
2018-062019-11-04990View PDF
2017-062018-06-14990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
December 1, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990N for fiscal year 2022
December 1, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
April 5, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $2,500 from Forrest and Martha Johnson Family Foundation
December 18, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 12 new personnel
October 3, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
Nonprofit Types
Civic / social organizationsBusiness and community development organizationsCommunity service nonprofitsHeadquarter / parent organizations
Community improvementForeign affairsBusiness and industry
MembershipsOperates internationallyCommunity engagement / volunteering
General information
300 W 22nd St
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
DuPage County, IL
Website URL
(630) 571-5466
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
S80: Community Service Clubs
NAICS code, primary
813410: Civic and Social Organizations
Parent/child status
Parent of group exemption
Central organization
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