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B.P.O. Elks National Foundation

Created in 1928 with an initial grant of $100,000.00 to be the Philanthropic arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America, the three outstanding characteristics of the Elks National Foundation are:

Your gift will be invested in the permanent fund, meaning the income derived from your gift will be working for you FOREVER.

 

PROGRAMS PRESENTLY SPONSORED BY
THE ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION

Donations are made on a voluntary basis in the amount of $100.00 or $1000.00 payable in yearly installment of $10.00 or $100.00 per year. Donations to the Elks National Foundation are exempt from Federal Income Taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The Elks National Foundation is administered by a board of seven trustees, all Past Grand Exalted Rulers. The board's powers and duties include the custody, investment and preservation of the funds of the Foundation; the duty to secure and receive accretions thereto; and the authority to apply the income there from as it may become available to such charitable, educational and benevolent purposes as they may determine. Currently the Foundation has a net worth in excess of $200 million. New contributions are coming in at a rate of $4.4 million per year.

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