15th Annual Conference

October 24, 2023 | Harris Theater
Networking Luncheon 11:30 AM | Conference 1:00 – 4:00 PM

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The Conference

Invest For Kids hosts an annual investment conference where top investment managers share their market views and best investable ideas. All of the proceeds from the conference go to not-for-profit organizations serving Chicago area youth from disadvantaged communities. Since 2009, Invest For Kids has donated more than $20 million to over 85 high performing organizations.


Since Inception:

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2023 – Year in Review

We are pleased to share the following accomplishments:

  • The Invest For Kids 15th Annual Conference was held on October 24, 2023
  • The conference featured 8 prominent speakers and attracted 985 registered guests
  • Through the conference and sponsorship program, we raised $1.75M, bringing the total amount raised since our inception to over $22M
  • 100% of the dollars raised were distributed to 8 nonprofit organizations serving Chicago youth from low-income communities, bringing the number of organizations supported since our inception to over 90
  • For the fifth consecutive year, we have partnered with Chicago Scholars to provide competitive paid summer internships to 59 Emerge Career and Leadership Summer Program Scholars
  • Our John L. Kelley Jr. Student Sponsorship allowed 150+ students from leading midwest universities to attend our conference free of charge
  • For the eighth consecutive year, we funded the Illinois Network of Charter Schools award for excellence to outstanding educators in the charter school community
  • Nearly 100 women attended our annual Women’s Leadership Event which focuses on the achievements, insights, and perspectives of female leaders in the investment industry
  • We continued to serve as the lead sponsor of DePaul University’s Summer Investment Challenge, a free summer program for high school students interested in learning about the investment business.