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Schenectady Kiwanis Youth Services Grants

Kiwanis Club of Schenectady is a proud service organization representing the community  through volunteerism and financial support of local children's organizations since 1919.  The principal core of the Kiwanis Mission is the belief that the most effective way to enhance a community is to support its children. When you give a child a chance to learn, experience, dream, and succeed, great things will happen.

Kiwanis Club of Schenectady awards funds to Schenectady County organizations, serving youth in our area, so they may carry out important work or carry out projects in the community.

Who Can Apply:
Kiwanis Club of Schenectady accepts applications from local 501(c)3 non-profits organizations serving school-age children in Schenectady County.  Preferred are groups that provide year-round assistance and support. We will accept one application per organization, per year.

How to Apply:
To be considered for funding, please return the application via email to Tom Ciancetta,, or by mail to Kim Siciliano, Secretary, Kiwanis Club of Schenectady, C/O YWCA, 44 Washington Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12305.

Kiwanis Club of Schenectady accepts applications year round, and reviews prospective applications within 60 days of receipt of the application.  Please be aware that we have limited funds and may not be able to fulfill each and every request.

Download the Application