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The Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation

The Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation is a 501(c)(3) corporation that was incorporated in July 1973 by the two Corvallis-area Kiwanis clubs: the Kiwanis Club of Corvallis and the Kiwanis Club of Corvallis Sunrisers. Donations made to the Foundation do qualify as charitable contributions according to both State and Federal requirements.

Primary purposes of the Foundation are:
  • To assist all persons to have successful, enriched and meaningful lives;
  • To assist young people in attaining vocational and scholastic excellence;
  • To assist individuals with disabilities in achieving meaningful work, independence, integration and inclusion;
  • To assist other deserving individuals and organizations in charitable, educational, scientific research and other humanitarian purposes with financial and/or other means of assistance;
  • To support and encourage projects and programs which will, in the judgment of the Officers and the Board of Directors of the foundation, improve the quality of life in the greater Corvallis area.
 
 
Making Donations

The Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation is a 501(c)3 Corporation. Donations made to the Foundation qualify as charitable contributions to both State and Federal requirements. The Foundation advises each donor to check with their personal advisors, accountant and/or lawyer with respect to the impact your donation has on your personal situation. Our Tax Id Number ("TIN") is 23-7293911. For additional information contact one of the Officers listed below.
Donations should be mailed to:
 
The Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation
P. O. Box 1602, Corvallis, OR 97339
 

All donations and gifts are administered by the Board of Directors of the Foundation in harmony with the stated purposes in accordance with the by-laws of the Foundation. All donated funds are invested and up to five percent of the assets are distributed each year, thus ensuring that funds will always be available to support and encourage worthwhile local projects and programs. Our annual overhead is less than one percent, and we have no paid staff.

The Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation advises each donor, prior to donating, to check with his or her personal financial and legal advisors with respect to the impact of a donation on their personal situation. Those wishing to make a donation in rememberance of someone, should include an In Remembrance/or in Honor (PDF) form with their check.

Testamentary Gifts: In addition to regular Donations, The Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation is eligible to receive tax-exempt gifts by will or codicil. Individuals wishing to make such gifts are again advised to check with their personal financial and legal advisors prior to making such Testamentary Gifts.

The Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation’s tax identification number is 23-7293911.

Application for Funding

The Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation invites applications for funding. Due to IRS regulations, the Foundation can grant money only to 501 (c)(3) non-profit entities. The foundation is relatively small so most gifts are for a modest amount. Funding requests are done once a year and the closing date for all funding requests is December 1st of each year. Funding allocations will be made in the winter quarter only.

 


 

The Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation
P. O. Box 1602, Corvallis, OR 97339
The Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation Members
All members in good standing of the:
Kiwanis Club of Corvallis
Kiwanis Club of Corvallis Sunrisers

2017 - 2018 Corvallis Kiwanis Foundation Officers

President - Art Koebel (2019)
Vice-President - John Gallagher (2018)
Secretary - Cheri Galvin (2020)
Treasurer - Jim Searcy (2018)
Past President - Barrett Reeve (2019)

 
Directors from the Kiwanis Club of Corvallis
Harry Lorz (2019)
   Barbara Malloy (2018)
Dottie Horton (2020)
Directors from the Kiwanis Club of Corvallis Sunrisers
Len Butterfield (2018)
Milt Donelson (2019)
Les Ishikawa (2020)



Last Updated: August 24, 2017