International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

Kiwanis Children's Fund

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

three stars

85.18

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

Board Leadership
Ann Wilkins
President

CEO
Stan D. Soderstrom
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.18 three stars
  Financial 79.05 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

two stars

79.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
75.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.29
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.37
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,889,293
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $65,884
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,955,177
   Program Service Revenue $12,150
Total Primary Revenue $2,967,327
   Other Revenue $1,085,840
TOTAL REVENUE $4,053,167
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,672,760
   Administrative Expenses $1,043,166
   Fundraising Expenses $976,187
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,692,113
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,638,946
   
Net Assets $31,916,940

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$26,812 0.40% Stan D. Soderstrom Executive Director $241,307
Other Salaries of Note
$166,335 2.48% Ann Updegraff Spleth Chief Operating Officer --

Mission

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.

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Kiwanis Children's Fund (IN) 85.18 three stars
Life for Relief and Development (MI) 92.71 four stars
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World Villages for Children (MD) 85.79 three stars

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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

Ann Wilkins
President

CEO

Stan D. Soderstrom
Executive Director