Preferred Charities

As Kiwanis International Preferred Charities, partnering organizations commit to providing various in-kind promotion and access benefits. In exchange, organizations are recognized as Kiwanis International Preferred Charities, and Kiwanis will encourage local club support via fundraising and service projects.

Our current Preferred Charities:

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Kiwanis International partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of America with a focus on mentoring tomorrow’s leaders. Invite their staff to a club meeting and begin building an impactful relationship. Find your local Boys & Girls Club at To find out more about how to work with Boys & Girls Clubs, go to the BGCA toolkit.

Boy Scouts of America logo
Kiwanis International partners with Boy Scouts of America to ensure boys, young men and women grow in character, citizenship, responsibility and leadership to achieve their greatest potential. Your club can sponsor a local troop and support its projects. Find your troop at Find out more about how you can recognize an outstanding Kiwanis Boy Scout leader by submitting a Community Organization AwardTo find out more about how to work with Boy Scouts of America, go to the Boy Scouts of America toolkit.
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Logo  Kiwanis family members participate with Children’s Miracle Network by sponsoring fundraising events and conducting service projects at their local children’s hospitals. Get involved by contacting your local CMN hospital and invite a representative to a club meeting to share ideas and create a partnership. Find your hospital at To find out more about how to work with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, go to the Children's Miracle Network toolkit.
 March of Dimes Logo Kiwanis family members partner with March of Dimes by raising thousands of dollars annually to give every baby a healthy start. To find out how you can help support local events, such as March for Babies and Prematurity Awareness Month, contact marchofdimes.comTo find out more about how to work with March of Dimes, go to the March of Dimes toolkit.
 UNICEF US Logo Kiwanis family members joined forces with UNICEF to virtually eliminate iodine deficiency disorders. Today we collaborate on The Eliminate Project, raising US$110 million to help eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus from the planet. Continue to stay up to date on this campaign at