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International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

Kiwanis Children's Fund

Working together with Kiwanis International to serve the children of the world

77.19

3636 Woodview Trace Indianapolis, IN 46268
tel: (800) 549-2647   Web Site
EIN: 36-6072039

Board Leadership
Norman A. Velnes
President

CEO
Stan D. Soderstrom
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.19
  Financial 67.75
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Kiwanis Children's Fund serves as the fundraising and grant making arm of Kiwanis International, a 670,000-member global service organization dedicated to serving the children of the world. KCF awards grants to Kiwanis-family clubs, districts, and district foundations. The organization's grants help fund: the Global Campaign for Children; Kiwanis-family youth initiatives and service projects benefiting children; youth scholarships; Kiwanis-family disaster relief efforts; and programs to recognize excellence in youth leadership. As reported by KCF, Kiwanis International and UNICEF currently partner on the Global Campaign for Children - The Eliminate Project - to help eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus.

The Kiwanis Children's Fund serves as the fundraising and grant making arm of Kiwanis International, a 670,000-member global service organization dedicated to serving the children of the world. KCF awards grants to Kiwanis-family clubs, districts, and district foundations. The organization's grants help fund: the Global Campaign for Children; Kiwanis-family youth initiatives and service projects benefiting children; youth scholarships; Kiwanis-family disaster relief efforts; and programs to recognize excellence in youth leadership. As reported by KCF, Kiwanis International and UNICEF currently partner on the Global Campaign for Children - The Eliminate Project - to help eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus.

Financial

67.75

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
68.4%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.39
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.85
  Program Expenses Growth -10.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kiwanis Children's Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Kiwanis Children's Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Kiwanis Children's Fund (IN) 77.19
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Resource Exchange International (REI) (CO) 88.31
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Shalom Foundation (TN) 87.04

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,824,338
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $69,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,893,338
   Program Service Revenue $21,725
Total Primary Revenue $2,915,063
   Other Revenue $1,086,077
TOTAL REVENUE $4,001,140
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,901,848
   Administrative Expenses $1,082,345
   Fundraising Expenses $1,184,734
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,168,927
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,167,787
   
Net Assets $24,534,535

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Distributions for Programs $2,099,530 53.8%
Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination $1,802,318 46.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 77.19
2018-09 03/01/2020 85.18
2017-09 03/01/2019 90.54
2017-09 12/21/2018 90.31
2016-09 11/01/2017 88.38
2015-09 10/01/2016 87.86
2014-09 06/01/2016 85.00
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 92.69
2013-09 11/01/2014 88.65
2012-09 09/01/2013 85.34
2011-09 09/01/2012 76.53
2010-09 11/01/2011 67.48
2009-09 09/20/2011 62.34
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 46.90
2008-09 10/01/2009 66.47
2007-09 03/01/2009 64.45
2006-09 07/01/2007 90.72
2005-09 07/01/2006 76.42
2004-09 07/01/2005 82.32
2003-09 06/01/2004 65.95

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 36-6072039
Name in IRS Master File KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(40) Scholarships (other)
(349) Other youth organization or activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 1960
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$27,273 0.44% Stan D. Soderstrom Executive Director $245,455
Other Salaries of Note
$173,913 2.81% Ann Updegraff-Spleth COO --
$101,847 1.65% Lora Hoover Director of Development --

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Kiwanis Children's Fund (IN) 77.19
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Charity Contact Info

Kiwanis Children's Fund
3636 Woodview Trace
Indianapolis, IN 46268
tel: (800) 549-2647
fax: (317) 471-8323
EIN: 36-6072039

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 6457 - Dept #286
Indianapolis, IN 46206

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Board Leadership

Norman A. Velnes
President

CEO

Stan D. Soderstrom
Executive Director

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