Kiwanis Foundation of New England ~ P.O. Box 2307 ~ Westfield, MA 01086 ~ (508) 919-6353
Copyright 2002-2017, Kiwanis Foundation of New England, Inc.
Purposes of the Foundation
- To receive property, including gifts from members of the Kiwanis Clubs of the New England District, and others, and to solicit the receipt of property to be held for and used exclusively for the following charitable purposes and to expend its funds solely from the income of the Foundation, provided however, that donations expressly received specifically for the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute (KPTI) shall be used in their entirety.
- To make payments to corporations, trusts, funds, or foundations organized and operated exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes, no part of the activities of which is carrying on propaganda or otherwise attempting to influence legislation.
- To make payments to or for the benefit of the poor, needy and deserving persons, giving preference to persons who, while not paupers, have become in need of financial assistance because of misfortune, or to persons who, by such assistance, may be aided to become self-supporting, to acquire an education or training, or to perform useful, or creative work to become more useful citizens.
- To make payments to or for persons for the advancement or promotion of science, learning, medicine, surgery, literature, music, art, or human welfare, which may include the Kiwanis Foundation Regional Pediatric Trauma Institute at the New England Medical Center.
Members of the Foundation
Membership of the Foundation shall consist of all members, active, privileged or senior, of all Kiwanis Clubs in good standing in the New England District. Each member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation and each Kiwanis Club in good standing shall have one vote at all meetings of the Foundation membership.