Subject: 77 Days Until The Summit!

Kids In Need Foundation
National Network Summit
June 28-30, 2017 | Portland, Maine

Join us at the annual Kids In Need Foundation National Network Summit! This event offers teacher free stores across the country the opportunity to enhance their nonprofit work through networking, lectures, panels, and discussions around best practices. This three-day event is open to our Full and Junior Affiliate members, as well as those currently operating teacher free stores or considering opening a teacher free store.

*Don't forget to book your hotel room! 
Hotel and event venue: Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks. Book your hotel group rate for the Summit here. *Group rate expires May 26th. Shuttle service available to and from the airport.

*Hurry, early bird registration ends May 26th!

Registration instructions:
1) Click the button above
2) Select "Purchase Tickets," then select "Purchase Tickets Now"
3) Follow the on-screen instructions
New Session Added!

Pre-Summit Affiliate Open Collaboration Forum

Want a deeper dive into potential collaborations to generate more partners, funding, volunteers, and/or product? This pre-Summit activity will be participation-based and designed for you to walk away with tangible steps and ideas to grow your organization. This active session will focus on the above mentioned topics and benefit from the input of all participants. Kohl's, Target, and Walmart are organizations that may have the capacity to help with all four of these topics and will be the launch point of the session. We encourage you to bring your laptop, to start working on new partnerships on the spot. Bring your own collaboration success stories as well that others can implement in their Centers.

The Forum will take place on Wednesday, June 28th, from 9am-12pm. Please note that this session is only available to our Full and Junior Affiliates. If you will be attending, please indicate on your registration under “Ticket Options.” If you have already registered but will be attending, please let Lauren know and she can add to your registration. This opportunity is only available during the early bird timeframe, available until May 26, 2017. Contact Lauren with questions.

April Featured Speakers
Robert Demont, CFRE, President
Demont Associates

In addition to managing, directing, and counseling hundreds of clients and helping them raise over $1B with goals of $150K to $125M, Bob has been a teacher, coach, camp counselor, board member, political campaign manager, international performer, and volunteer. He formed Demont Associates in 1993 after serving as regional manager and president of the New England Division of Ketchum, Inc., when it was the largest fund-raising counseling firm in the world.

Bob has personally chaired six capital campaigns for education, youth, faith-based, international and community organizations. He is past president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Northern New England Chapter, was a founding Board member of AFP, has been a faculty member of AFP’s First Course and Survey Course, and a guest lecturer at Lesley College. He also has completed the Executive Leadership Institute sponsored by AFP in conjunction with the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy. He has recently written with Philip Conkling a primer for solicitation titled People Give to People: Simple Rules for Fund Raising Success. From a New England base and 37 years of experience, he continues to help organizations dramatically build major gift capacity and a Culture of Philanthropy through his consulting firm, Demont Associates. 

Jeremy Morse, Director of Institutional Support
Palm Beach Atlantic University

Jeremy is the Director of Institutional Support at Palm Beach Atlantic University and has more than 25 years in nonprofit sector fundraising and management. Most recently he served as VP of Social Enterprise for a Palm Beach County homelessness agency, where he grew the annual budget from $3.2 million to over $8 million in just five years. During this time, he founded their social enterprise division which created 25 jobs for formally homeless and incarcerated individuals. These businesses generated over $800,000 for the agency in earned revenue. In this session, Jeremy will be sharing basic concepts about social enterprise and exploring with participants how nonprofits can utilize earned revenue in their development plans.
Final schedule coming soon!

For travel purposes, registration will be from 1-3pm on June 28th, and the Summit will conclude at 2pm on June 30th. Questions? Contact Lauren Smith, Director of Network Relations.

Kids In Need Foundation, 3055 Kettering Blvd, Ste 119, Dayton, OH 45439, United States
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