Thank you for your interest in participating in the 2016 Annual Rose Sale. This information guide provides the details for your club to participate in the sale. Over the years, our annual fundraiser has provided an easy way for Kiwanis Clubs to raise money for their service accounts. In addition, it allows the Pennsylvania Kiwanis Foundation the ability to fund grants and scholarships.
The annual meeting of the Pennshylvania Kiwanis Foundation will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2016 beginning at 2:00 pm.
The meeting will be held in conjunction with the PA District Convention's General Business Session. The meeting will be held at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center, 100 Adams Ave, Scranton, PA 18503.
Since its inception in 1985, the Pennsylvania Kiwanis Foundation's Scholarship Program has awarded over $250,000 in scholarships and grants to over 200 individuals.
These scholarships include:
- Neiman Endowed Graduate Scholarship
- Kiwanian Dependent Child Scholarship
- Circle K Scholarship – One-Year
- Key Club Scholarships – Four-Year
- Key Club Scholarship – One-Year
Applications are due by Wednesday, April 1st.
New This Year:
- Scholarship applications may be submitted online!
The Pennsylvania Kiwanis Foundation presented C. Steven Lyle, Executive Director of Emergency Health Services Federation, with a grant of $5,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Kiwanis Foundation. These funds will be used for the Cribs for Kids Program to purchase portable cribs for Amish infants in an effort to reduce infant deaths among the Amish from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
The Pennsylvania Kiwanis Foundation encourages Kiwanis-family service leadership programs and other projects involving young children to apply for grant funding. Requests for funding will only be considered for Kiwanis-family clubs or programs. Kiwanis-family sponsored programs will be given top priority. All grant proposals must further the goals and ideals of Kiwanis as well as promote the growth of Kiwanis.
The Kiwanis Club of Lititz Area and the Pennsylvania Kiwanis Foundation presented Dr. Rusty Long, Executive Director of the Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic, with a grant from the Kiwanis Club of Lititz Area and a $3,000 matching grant from the Pennsylvania Kiwanis Foundation. These funds will be used to provide life-changing services to children and their families. The funds from the Kiwanis Club of Lititz Area were raised during their annual Chocolate Walk, held each October in downtown Lititz.