About the Kiwanis Club of Weston Foundation, Inc.


Since 1974, Weston Kiwanis has supported many worthy causes in our community and beyond through philanthropy and assistance to youth and people of all ages.

Weston Kiwanis consists of the Kiwanis Club of Weston, Connecticut, Inc. and the Kiwanis Club of Weston Foundation, Inc. and share one common membership; the foundation's membership consists of all the members of the club. The foundation is an IRS 501(c)(3) organization* with governance documents approved by Kiwanis International. Because of its not-for-profit status, contributions to The Kiwanis Club of Weston Foundation, Inc. are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. See How To Make A Donation (by check or online) and Planned Giving for more information.

*Click this link to view and download a copy of the foundation's 501(c)(3) determination letter from the IRS.

 Mission: Objectives and Guidelines

THE MISSION OF
KIWANIS CLUB OF WESTON FOUNDATION
IS CONSISTENT WITH KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL:
WE ARE DEDICATED TO CHANGING THE WORLD,
ONE CHILD AND ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME.
 

The Foundation provides financial assistance to service programs that are in agreement with its mission and consistent with its objectives and guidelines. For more information on how the foundation can benefit your organization, email the philanthropy committee chair.

 


History of Giving
Since 2000, Weston Kiwanis has contributed over $460,000 in support of its mission to change the world, one child and one community at a time.

Recent recipients of the generosity of the Foundation include Visiting Nurses and Hospice of Fairfield County, Norwalk Hospital, St. Vincent’s Hospital, and Project Eliminate, a joint UNICEF and Kiwanis International program to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus worldwide.

The Foundation also
 awards scholarships to
Weston high school students
 annually.

 


Foundation Leadership
The Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees elected by the membership. The Board officers are the president, secretary, treasurer, and immediate past president who serve one-year terms. All trustees serve staggered three-year terms.

Foundation Governance Documents

Certificate of Incorporation Bylaws  Minutes