Elks.org has information about its charitable programs. The programs include scholarships, drug awareness education, services for veterans, community investment programs and activities for young people.
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is a fraternal organization that operates via a network of community lodges across the United States. It is a non-political and non-sectarian group. Charitable service is an integral part of Elks membership. Its various charitable programs aim to build stronger communities. Membership of the Elks is via sponsorship and is available to American citizens over the age of 21 who believe in God and are of good moral standing.