About Kiwanis

Kiwanis International is a global community of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis and its youth-oriented Service Leadership Programs serve communities in more than 80 countries and geographic areas.

Founded in 1915 in Detroit, Michigan, Kiwanis International now comprises nearly 600,000 members—men, women boys and girls—worldwide.

Connect with Kiwanis
Contact us, understand the districts that make up Kiwanis International throughout the world, reconnect with Kiwanis through the alumni associations and interact with Kiwanis through social media.

Learn about Kiwanis
Get details about Kiwanis’ history and values, view financial reports and read our stories from around the world in Kiwanis magazine.

Get involved
Join a Kiwanis club and participate in the Global Campaign for Children. Or showcase your services through convention exhibits, advertising in publications, becoming an official partner or authorized licensee. Browse the Kiwanis career openings.