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Kansas Kiwanis Foundation Grants

Every year, the Foundation returns monies to local Kansas Kiwanis clubs to assist them in the serving the youth of their communities.

If your club has a project they would like assistance in funding, complete and submit the Grant Request Form. The 2022 Grant funding requests will be due by 15 May 2022

2021 Approved Grants

Club Project Amount
LEAVENWORTH SCHOOL READING PROGRAM $880.00
NEWTON PATIENT LIFT FOR HOME FOR ELDERLY $670.00
JOHNSON COUNTY SANDBOXES FOR EARLY EDUCATION $450.00
LAWRENCE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB CENTER $450.00
TOPEKA SUMMER DAY CAMP FOR YOUTH $450.00
ELLSWORTH AM LEGION/VFW BOY SCOUT CABIN $400.00
KANSAS CITY WEST COATS, HATS, GLOVES FOR HEAD START $400.00
LYONS BOOKS FOR SCHOOL LIBRARIES $300.00
  Total $4,000.00

2020 Approved Grants

Club Project Amount
PITTSBURG NOON DON’T MESS WITH METH $400.00
EMPORIA FOOD PANTRY $400.00
PITTSBURG SUNFLOWER MINERS HALL MUSEUM-PLAYGROUND $400.00
FORT SCOTT PIONEERS FRIENDSHIP SWING $400.00
LAWRENCE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB $400.00
KANSAS CITY WEST YOUTH CLOTHING $400.00
TECUMSEH HERITAGE DAYS $400.00
LYONS LIBRARY $300.00
HAYS FEED YOUTH $225.00
HAYS MEMORIAL PROJECT - SWING $225.00
GOODLAND YOUTH SUMMER ACTIVITIES $225.00
GOODLAND EASTER EGG $225.00
  Total $4,000.00

2019 Approved Grants

Club Project Amount
LAWRENCE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB HONOR BANQUET $500.00
EMPORIA FOOD AND HYGIENE PRODUCTS $500.00
TECUMSEH EDUCATION FREE DAY FOR KIDS $500.00
PITTSBURG SUNFLOWER BOOK TO ENCOURGE READING $400.00
NORTON PLAYGROUND FOR HEAD START $500.00
COLBY COMPUTERS PIONEER MEMORIAL LIBRARY $500.00
CHANUTE UPDATE CAFETERIA AT NEOSHO CC $400.00
KANSAS CITY WEST COATS FOR KIDS $400.00
LYONS LIBRARY BOOKS $300.00
  Total $4,000.00

2018 Approved Grants

Club Project Amount
HUTCHINSON STATE FAIR EXHIBIT FOR DISABLED $300.00
McPHERSON BACK TO SCHOOL SHOE $300.00
TECUMSEH EDUCATION FREE DAY FOR KIDS $300.00
GIL CARTER INITIATIVE CHILDHOOD OBESITY $500.00
CAMP ALEXANDER UPKEEP OF CAMP FACILITIES $500.00
LAWRENCE HONORS DINNER $500.00
WAMEGO COLUMBIA THEATRE $500.00
KANSAS CITY WEST COATS FOR KIDS $300.00
PITTSBURG SUNFLOWER EDUCATION PAVILION AT MUSEUM $500.00
LYONS LIBRARY BOOKS $300.00
  Total $4,000.00

2017 Approved Grants

Club Project Amount
Chanute Bench at Neosho CC $500.00
Goodland 4-H $500.00
Lyons USD 405 Libraries $300.00
Emporia ESU Food Pantry $500.00
Lawrence Honors Dinner $500.00
Kansas City West Back PAcks, Cribs, Coats $400.00
Wamego Summer / Winter Theater $500.00
Hutchinson Art Exhibit State Fair $500.00
Johnson County Heritage School Playground $300.00
  Total $4,000.00

2016 Approved Grants

Club Project Amount
Pratt Reading Program $500.00
Lyons Library Books $300.00
Pittsburg Kiwanis Park $500.00
Ellsworth Boys Scout Cabin $350.00
Hutchinson Backpack Project $500.00
Manhattan - Solar Drinking Fountains in Parks $300.00
Thomas County - Colby Villa Hi Park $500.00
KC West Shoes for Homeless Children $500.00
Lindsburg Get Set For School $550.00
  Total $4,000.00

2015 Approved Grants

Club Project Amount
Abilene Flag Project $450.00
Ellsworth Boys & Girl Scout Insurance Assistance $425.00
KC West Hygiene Kits $450.00
Lyons Library Books $300.00
Pratt Classroom support for 3 - 5 yr olds $450.00
Tecumseh / Shawnee Heights Replace Shelter $425.00
  Total $2,500.00

2014 Approved Grants

Club Project Amount
Ellsworth Update windows & doors in Scout cabin $500.00
Junction City South Coronado Park Basketball court $400.00
KC West Homeless children school supplies $500.00
Lyons Library Books $300.00
Topeka Downtown Video game consoles for pediatric & young adults - Stormont Vail $500.00
Tecumseh / Shawnee Heights 2nd picnic table $650.00
  Total $2,850.00

2013 Approved Grants

Club Project Amount
Ellsworth Update Scout Equipment $500.00
Hutchinson Art Exhibits at State Fair $300.00
Larned Summer Reading Program $400.00
Lyons Library Books $300.00
Hays Family Fun Day $500.00
Tecumseh Picnic Tables $500.00
  Total $2,500.00

2012 Approved Grants

Club Project Amount
Iola 2 Parks in Iola $500.00
Emporia Read to Your Bunny Program $500.00
Kansas City West Bike Safety Rodeo $400.00
Pratt Reading Big Books K-5 $300.00
Lyons Books for School Library $300.00
Ellsworth Boy Scout Cabin $500.00
  Total $2,500.00