Lions Quest Achievement Awards

Lions Quest has changed the lives of over 13 million young people and 550,000 teachers in more than 90 countries thanks to the work of Lions around the world. Lions Clubs International Foundation understands that without the dedication of Lions at every level we would not be able to have the impact we do. To recognize those members, clubs and districts for their participation in and commitment to the program LCIF has established the following awards.

Lions Quest Champion Award

The Lions Quest Champion Award recognizes Lions that demonstrate an active commitment to introducing and sustaining Lions Quest activity at the club, region, district, or multiple district level. There is no limit on the number of awards to be issued annually. Individuals receiving the award are eligible for consideration annually. Recipients will receive a certificate from LCIF. District Governors or Council Chairpersons may nominate Lions by completing the nomination form. Lions may also nominate themselves or others by completing the nomination form and submitting it to their District Governor. Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis.

To be eligible for the award, Lions must promote Lions Quest through any of the following:

  1. Sponsoring and coordinating Lions Quest workshops in the community.
  2. Making presentations on Lions Quest at Lions' functions and meetings.
  3. Writing or placing at least one article on Lion Quest in local Lions newsletters or websites.
  4. Sending regular communications about Lions Quest to clubs via e-mails or mail.
  5. Promoting Lions Quest in other visible manners to Lions or the public.

Also eligible for the award are Lions who assist LCIF and the Lions Quest Department by serving as Lions Quest District and Multiple District Chairpersons, grant administrators, project chairpersons and exemplary volunteers for LCIF-funded Lions Quest projects.

Lions Quest Club Achievement Award

The Lions Quest Club Achievement Award recognizes individual Lions clubs that engage in the Lions Quest Program through promotion, advocacy, and coordination of at least two Lions Quest workshops annually. Clubs are eligible for this award annually. Clubs granted this recognition receive a Lions Quest banner patch. Clubs applying for this award and meeting the application requirements for continuous years will receive a corresponding year's chevron. Applications are due annually on or before May 15th.

Lions Quest District Achievement Award

The Lions Quest District Achievement Award recognizes Lions districts that participate and engage in promoting the Lions Quest Program through partnership development, outstanding publicity, and the coordination of Lions Quest workshops. Districts are eligible for this award annually. The District Governor in office at the time of the granted award will receive a pin reflecting the award level attained. There are three award levels that correspond to the specific number of workshops sponsored and the teachers/implementers trained in the District during the year. Applications are due annually on or before May 15th.

The criteria are as follows:

Gold Level - Lions District hosted 4 Lions Quest workshops with at least 80 participants total.

Silver Level - Lions District hosted 3 Lions Quest workshops with at least 60 participants total.

Bronze Level - Lions District hosted 2 Lions Quest workshops with at least 40 participants total.

Additional requirements:

  1. District must have a plan for sustaining the Lions Quest program long-term.
  2. District must be involved in school partnerships, club mentorship, or program advocacy.
  3. District must utilize media to increase public awareness of local Lions Quest activity.
  4. District must utilize Lions newsletters/publications to increase Lions awareness of District/Club LQ activity

Download the LQ Champion Nomination Form
Download the LQ Club Achievement Form
Download the District Achievement Form

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