Affiliate - Kids in Need Foundation

Kids In Need Resource Center Affiliate Program

The Kids In Need National Network of Resource Centers are located throughout the country and provide free school supplies to children in need. They operate in a retail environment and offer teachers the opportunity to “shop” for their students’ basic school supply needs.

Kids In Need Affiliates:

Are you interested in becoming a Kids In Need Affiliate?

Kids In Need currently has two Affiliate options – Full Affiliate and Junior Affiliate.

Organizations that have been actively distributing product to teachers for at least one year and are still growing in key areas of operation are eligible for Jr Affiliate status.  Junior Affiliates will receive hands-on mentoring, assistance, and learning opportunities through Kids In Need and the Affiliate Network for a period of two years.

Organizations that have been actively distributing product to teachers for at least two years are eligible for Full Affiliate status.  

Application Timeline

Applications can be submitted year around, but are evaluated on an annual basis and presented to KINF Board of Directors during their 4th quarter meeting. Applications and all supporting documents must be received by August 1st, in order to be evaluated for the upcoming calendar year.

Application Requirements

Please review the following application requirements:

Ready to apply?

To begin your Affiliate Application, please click here. If you have questions about your application or the application process, please contact Jessica Hoffman.

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