What is KDF's mission?
To encourage, promote, and financially assist Kiwanis Clubs and sponsored organizations within the Wisconsin – Upper Michigan Kiwanis District, including development of special projects and activities.
What does KDF do?
The KDF Board meets at least quarterly to review contributions made, and award Grants, Scholarships and other monies according to its policies. While primarily awarding grant monies to Kiwanis Clubs for worthy projects beyond the typical means of those clubs, KDF awards other monies as well.
The Board of Directors which is primarily comprised of 11 geographical Zone Representatives and 5 elected Officers. There are also adjunct positions.
KDF is a member of the “Kiwanis Family” of organizations.
As part of the “Kiwanis Family”, KDF seeks to assist Kiwanis Clubs, Circle K Clubs, Key Clubs, and Builders Clubs in the Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District through grants, scholarships, and support of worthy projects; as well as by serving as a tax exempt repository for bequests and gifts made in support of Kiwanis programs and projects. KDF also financially assists worthy programs and projects of other, non-Kiwanis community organizations whose objects and goals are consistent with those of the Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District of Kiwanis International.