Mel Osborne Fellowship

Take this opportunity to recognize one of your Kiwanis Members for their Service to your Club & to their Community.

The Kiwanis Foundation of Canada has created an award which honours Kiwanians and others who have contributed to the growth and work of Kiwanis.

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Community Leader Award

There are many deserving individuals in your Community that deserve recogntion.

Clubs may apply for a Mel Osborne Fellowship, in a Shadowbox, for non Kiwanis member in their community.

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The KFCDN Legacy Fellowship

We are proud to introduce you to our Legacy Fellowship honouring those who take part in our planned giving campaign.

“Planned giving” means that you create a charitable gift now that goes to the organization you love in the future.

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New Club Opening Grant

We Care About Growth

We care about the growth of Kiwanis in Canada and are thrilled to announce the Extension of our New Club Opening Grant. Find out how you can apply today!

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Youth Program Grant

Does your Club Donate to a Youth Organization every year?


Check out our Youth Program Grant

Tablet of Honour

Kiwanis Clubs who wish to recognize a Member who has continued to volunteer and provide support to others in our Kiwanis Community can choose to honour them with our Kiwanis Foundation of Canada Tablet of Honour.

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Committed to Extending A Helping Hand...

We are a nonprofit charitable foundation endorsed and approved in 1971 by the 3 Kiwanis Districts of Kiwanis International operating in Canada. It is a registered Charity and all donations are tax creditable in Canada.

Ian Taylor
Kiwanis Foundation of Canada President

The Foundation is governed by a board of volunteer Kiwanians from the three Kiwanis Districts of Canada.

The Purposes are:

To provide financial support in many different ways including:

  • Promoting and providing financial support for Service Leadership Programs in all three Districts of Kiwanis in Canada (Pacific Northwest, Western Canada and Eastern Canada and the Caribbean).
  • Promoting and encouraging the presentation of scholarships by Kiwanis Clubs through the Matching Scholarship Program.
  • Collecting funds and administering the National Disaster Relief Fund.
  • Supporting Special Kiwanis Causes.


The Foundation'sĀ funds areĀ received primarily from individual Kiwanis Members and their Clubs in our three Districts of Kiwanis in Canada. Gifts from corporations, other foundations, groups and individuals are also received. All donations shall be used to carry out the Foundation's stated purposes, unless specified as endowment funds.