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The Kiwanis Children's Fund Leadership Award recognizes Builders Club members committed to service to school and community, and who demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and strong moral character. 

One recipient will be selected per district. Award recipients receive a certificate of congratulations, an American Express gift card for US$100 and a special medallion.


1. Nomination must be made by the Builders Club faculty or Kiwanis advisor.
2. The nominee must be a member of an active Builders Club.
3. The nomination packet must include:
    a. The completed nomination form with all required signatures.
    b. Two letters of recommendation that include details of the
        member’s involvement in school, community and club service,
       as well as his or her leadership experience. Letters must be
       hand-signed, and one must be from the club’s faculty advisor.
   c. List of school and community organizations and activities
       (including Builders Club activities) in which the member has
       participated. Include level of participation in club meetings;
       service projects and fundraisers; number of hours served; and
       leadership positions held.

Submission instructions:
1. Download the Builders Club Leadership nomination form.
2. Gather required documents and signatures.
3. Scan all documents and email them to your Builders Club district
    administrator by April 1. Not sure who your district
    administrator is? Send an email to for

Selection process:
1. Completed packets received by the district administrator by April 1
    will be judged by the Builders Club district committee.
2. The district committee selects the award recipient for that district.
3. The district administrator forwards the complete nomination packet
    for the district’s selected recipient to no later
    than May 1. (Only the district’s final selection should be sent directly
    to Kiwanis.)