The mission of the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute Foundation as adopted by the Board of Trustees is as follows:
The Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute Foundation works to advance the cause of eye care for all people. Principally, the Foundation provides voluntary service and funding to support the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute and its mission of research, education, clinical care and service.
The Foundation is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) corporation governed by a Board of Trustees with elected representation from each district of the Lions of Colorado and Wyoming. The Foundation works in collaboration with Lions Clubs throughout the two states to support its program and funding needs.