Fees and Scholarships

Conference Fee
The conference fee is $75.  This includes the Keynotes, Champions Award Ceremony, morning and afternoon concurrent sessions, lunch, coffee, snacks and an end of the day networking hour.


The Treehouse Foundation is very excited to engage youth leaders in the work of the Re-Envisioning Foster Care in America Movement. Youth leaders from across Massachusetts are invited to become active participants in this year's conference. If you are registering a youth leader between the ages of 14 - 22 for the Conference, choose the Youth Leader option for $45.

We are offering a limited number of partial scholarships to this years conference. These will be awarded on a case by case basis with preference given to those individuals who have experienced foster care and students.  These scholarships will be also be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so if you are interested please contact us at with regards to Youth Leaders and  for general attendees 

If you are having any trouble with the payment process with PayPal during registration please call their help line at 888.221.1161.  They will be able to assist you in an more timely manner than we are able to.  Thank you.


Thank you to our sponsors! 

BC Graduate School of Social Work

Dave Thomas Foundation

UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst College of Education

UMass Amherst College of Natural Sciences

Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts

One Simple Wish

One Simple Wish offering scholarships for 50 youth to attend the Rudd-REFCA conference.  If you are a young person that has experienced foster care and you would like to learn more about how One Simple Wish can help, please at or read this FAQ.

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