Welcome to Southwest District Kiwanis Foundation

About Us

Kids Need Kiwanis

Our Foundation was created in 1972 as a non-profit 501c3 to serve the Southwest District Kiwanis Clubs.  Over sixty clubs are part of our group exemption.

Amazon Smile Donations

You can support the SWDK Foundation by selecting us as your charity on Amazon Smile.  Follow the link to select our Foundation and we will get .5% of your purchases.  You must start shopping at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7393201  for us to get credit on selected merchandise.  Thanks for your support!

2018 Key Leader Training at Kamp Kiwanis

Key Leader Update

SAVE THE DATE!  The Southwest District Foundation is sponsoring Key Leader Training for high school students at Kamp Kiwanis February 16-18, 2019.   If you have  high school aged students who needs a good dose of leadership training and a great time, let's get them registered.  For questions or information contact Jim Sowers at diamondjimbob@gmail.com

Vision and Mission

Work Weekend May 2017

Vision and Mission

Vision - To build ethical productive leadership in young people and to help provide quality professional development and support in a fast changing world.

Mission - 

  • To help develop young people who are self directed life long leaders and learners
  • To promote and provide the essential skills and positive leadership traits
  • To provide a safe, healthy and professional educational environment
  • To be a resource to empower good work ethics in young leaders
  • To empower student leadership through partnerships with parents, youth groups, Kiwanis clubs in the SW District and throughout the world, and individuals who want a productive future for our youth.

Installing new swings at Kamp Kiwanis- October 2017

Exciting News from Kamp Kiwanis

Our Kiwanians install the new swing sets at Kamp Kiwanis - October 2017


SWDK Foundation Brochure

Brochure Foundation 2018 (pdf)



Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Southwest District Kiwanis Foundation

5318 Kings row NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109, US

(520) 508-3414


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed

Drop us a line!