How Much Did Kiwanis Actually  
Distribute to Malibu Charities?  
Over the last three years Kiwanis distributed less than 50%
of its profits as charitable contributions. 51% of Kiwanis
profits  went to Internal Management Fees.
Kiwanis Club Of Malibu
Kiwanis
Distributions
2007
2008
2009
Total
To
Malibu
$57,975
$58,239
$48,150
$164,346
48.76%
To
Internal
Management
Fee*

$82,343

$57,114

$33,280

$172,737
51.24%
* Per the IRS, Management fees usually includes the salaries and expenses of the
organization’s  chief executive officer and his or her staff.
Are 50+ % Management Fees the Norm?
Answer
Kiwanis Distributions Per Filed Tax Returns
Organizations
that rate
Charities place
Charities that
spend over a
third of their
revenue on
Management
Fees at the
bottom of the
list.