The Elk Rapids Lions Club will be accepting Organizational Grant Request applications only in the Fall for community projects that support the Club's mission of "serving the community."  Applications will only be accepted if they are received between now and Wednesday, November 1st. 

The Organizational Grant Requests should be from Elk Rapids and surrounding areas.
“This process gives us the ability to proactively fundraise over and above our annual events as we become aware of special community needs,” said Lions President Shirley Hill.

Organizations should contact the club's Grant Committee Chair, Tami Valenzuela, to request an application or more information by calling 231-735-6799. Applications can also be downloaded directly from our website (search: Elk Rapids Lions Club):                                        and sent to: Elk Rapids Lions Club, PO Box 583, Elk Rapids, MI 49629.

Individual Medical and Emergency Assistance:

The Lions Club also accepts requests, and responds to emergency assistance from individuals for eyeglasses, hearing aids and other emergency-related needs throughout the year. For individual requests and an application, visit our website, or contact Lion Shirley Hill at 231-258-4894 ( or Lion Dave Lein at 231-620-5707 ( for more information.

Names of individuals applying for assistance always remain anonymous.  Group and organizational projects supported by the Lions are publicly announced when they are provided. The Elk Rapids Lions Club has been actively supporting community projects since 1969.


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