Nonprofit Organizations In and Around Lanark

Lanark boasts many nonprofit and not-for-profit organizations, groups, clubs, committees and religious groups for every age and interest.



Lanark Area Community Foundation – Community foundation servicing the Lanark area with grant and endowment creation and management.

Lanark Chamber of Commerce – Local business association to promote Lanark area businesses.

Lanark Lion’s Club – Local chapter of the international organization with special focuses on sight and hearing.

Friends of the Lanark Library –  Independent organization to support the library and to represent the community.

Carroll County Farm Bureau – Organizations whose mission is continuing to enhance agriculture and the quality of life in our county, through education, involvement, and leadership.

Carroll County Senior Center – Service organization that assists senior citizens ans the disabled of Carroll County.

Boy Scouts – youth development organization provides a program that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship and develops personal fitness.

Girl Scouts – Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

4-H – Kids complete hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture and citizenship, in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles.

American Legion – The nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.

VFW – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veterans service organization comprised of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, guard and reserve forces.

Committees And Clubs

Lanark Community Club (LCC) – Men’s club working toward the betterment of the community.

Transformers Committee – MAPPING committee whose goal is promotion and beautification of Lanark.

Cornucopia Committee – MAPPING committee that runs the Lanark Farmers Market.

Old Settlers Days Committee – Committee organizes activities, events, vendors, and entertainment for the Old Settlers Days community festival starting the 4th Friday in June.

Churches and Church Groups

Eastland Council of Churches (ECC) – Organization that is made up of all churches in the Lanark and Shannon area.

Lanark Churches – List of local churches.

ECC HIT Force – A committee of the Eastland Council of Churches that volunteers to help low income and seniors with improvements, repairs and general maintenance of their homes.