General Policy

1.  All projects must fit into the scope of objectives set by this Foundation, Kiwanis International and the

     Rocky Mountain District of Kiwanis International.

2.  All requests must show how the citizens of the District, and in particular the children of the District, will

     benefit from such a grant.

3.  All requests must be made through a Kiwanis Family organization.

4. All grant requests must be made in writing and include an email address, contact name, and phone number using             the cover sheet found on the website.

5.  All grant requests must be submitted to the RMDK Foundation Committee chair, currently Kelly Muse:                       or the grant may be mailed to Kelly at 1635 W Uintah, Ste D, Colorado Springs, CO 80904. 

     A copy of the request will be distributed to the appropriate committee members for recommendation to the full board.

6.   All grant requests must be accompanied by a full project budget and scope of work.

7.  Grant requests should be submitted 30 days before the next scheduled Foundation Board meeting in order to be              considered at the upcoming meeting.

8.   All grant requests must be for a specific Kiwanis project.

9.  There shall be a maximum award of $2,500 per club per year.

10. Matching funds will benefit any request for a grant.

11. All awarded grantees must submit receipts or evidence that the funds awarded were used for the stated and                     intended purpose.  Failure to do so may jeopardize future grant awards.  Each club receiving a grant should                     recognize the Foundation as a funding partner on the project. 

12. In general, the Foundation does not consider multi-year funding, unless the request comes from

      Kiwanis International, the Rocky Mountain District of Kiwanis International or one of its sponsored

      youth District Boards.


The Board of Trustees of the Foundation shall, by a majority vote of a quorum of its members, approve any grant request.

These policies shall be used as a guideline only and may be waived from time to time by the Board of Trustees of the Foundation upon their sole determination that a specific gift, contribution, grant, or donation, while not meeting the above guidelines, is in the best interest of the Rocky Mountain District Kiwanis Foundation.



Effective October 13, 2016

​​​2017 - 2018 Grant Application Deadlines:

December 13, 2017

March 7, 2018

June 14, 2018

September 13, 2018

2017 - 2018  board Meeting

January 13, 2018

April 7, 2018

July 14, 2018

October 13, 2018