The Cosmopolitan Diabetes Foundation is the charitable arm of Cosmopolitan International. It is the conduit through which contributions may flow from the public to those charitable activities supported by Cosmopolitan International members. It is a non-profit, non-stock corporation organized under the laws of Maryland and recognized by the IRS as a tax exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
All contributions to the Cosmopolitan Diabetes Foundation qualify as tax deductions for income and estate tax purposes. Any organization which can show evidence that its funds remain dedicated to charitable, educational and scientific purposes is eligible to apply for grants. The Board of Directors of the Foundation makes decisions with respect to Foundation funds. This Board is elected by the membership of each Federation of Cosmopolitan International. Decisions are based upon the expressed intent of the donor and the needs of the Cosmopolitan International projects.