The IDF Life for a Child (LFAC) Program was established in November 2000, and is a program of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF).
The IDF is governed by a Board of Directors elected every two years, representing over 230 national diabetes association members in 170 countries and territories.
The LFAC Program is operated by staff employed by Diabetes NSW & ACT (DNSW & ACT). It is led by the General Manager of the Program, and directed by a Steering Committee. DNSW & ACT is the legal entity in Australia of the IDF LFAC Program.
IDF Life for a Child (USA) Inc. was incorporated in August 2015. This non-profit corporation is governed by a board of seven directors, two of whom are appointed by the IDF Board. It received 501c(3) approval to receive tax deductible donations in May 2016. Financial accounts are audited annually.