Grant Funding Application

The Erie Lions Club - Save An Eye Fund awards grants to nonprofit organizations that are defined as a tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. Organizations eligible for funding must be located within Erie County, PA or demonstrate that a significant portion of their population served resides within Erie County and the funding will be utilized for that population.

The Erie Lions Club - Save An Eye Fund will monitor applicant activities to ensure the grantee is fulfilling the conditions of the Grant Contract Agreement. Upon request the grantee must be willing to provide and furnish audited financial statements, 990 tax documentation, and all data, reports, contracts and other supporting documents relevant to the activities of which funding was provided.

Decisions regarding funding priorities are as follows ranked according to priority:
1. Eye care for needy children
2. Eye care for needy adults
3. Services to individuals having a visual impairment regardless of age
4. Other service projects of a charitable nature

All request must be accompanied by the following:
1. Most recent audited financial statements
2. Complete contact list of board and senior staff
3. Copy of 501(c)3 determination letter from IRS
4. Proposal Income/Expense budget which clearly itemizes all potential project funding sources

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