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 International encourages 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 to foster, nurture and establish a legacy of serving children—a cornerstone mission for both organizations. An additional resource for clubs: How to work with Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada, is composed of 100 clubs across the nation. The organization provides a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.
Boy Scouts of America logo
Kiwanis International partners with Boy Scouts of America to ensure boys, young men and women may grow in character, citizenship responsibility and leadership to achieve their greatest potential.
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. An additional resource for clubs: How to work with Children’s Miracle Network
 March of Dimes Logo Kiwanis family members partner with the March of Dimes by raising thousands of dollars annually through various programs, including its signature event, March for Babies, with a goal to give every baby a healthy start. An additional resource for clubs: How to work with March of Dimes
 UNICEF US Logo Kiwanis family members joined forces with UNICEF to virtually eliminate iodine deficiency disorders during the Worldwide Service Project for IDD. Now, Kiwanis and UNICEF are partnering again on The Eliminate Project. Our global campaign for children will raise US$110 million by 2015 to reach some of the world’s poorest and most underserved women and children—and help eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus from the planet.


Becoming a Partner
Kiwanis International strives to provide our clubs with the most relevant partners. And our most successful partnerships often originate from ongoing club activity and programs that would make a good fit for the entire organization. If you are aware of a partnership that should exist, please contact the Corporate Relations team at or 1-800-KIWANIS, ext. 161 (+317-217-6161).