Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions
General Questions
When is the next in person Collaborative event?

Collaborative will return to Philadelphia on June 7-8, 2023. Register here and be sure to sign up for Collaborative emails to receive the latest event updates directly to your inbox. You can also follow Collaborative on Twitter and Instagram.

Where is Collaborative 2023 taking place?

Philadelphia, PA. The in-person event will take place in Fishtown, one of Philadelphia’s coolest neighborhoods. With main events taking place at The Fillmore, Punch Line Philly, and Brooklyn Bowl, Collaborative is set at the intersection of where Philly’s culinary, art, and music trends take off.

When is the next Collaborative: Virtual Sessions?

While we love collaborating with you in person, Classy offers other ways to connect throughout the year. We offer quarterly Collaborative experiences. The next Collaborative: Virtual Sessions will be held at the end of January 2023, and is free to attend.

How much does it cost to attend Collaborative?

We are currently offering our lowest early-bird price of $299 per person or $250 per person for teams of 3 or more. You can register here. Collaborative: Virtual Sessions take place throughout the year and are free to attend.

Why should I attend Collaborative?

While Collaborative takes different shapes throughout the year, our annual in-person conference is the marquee event. Magic happens when nonprofit leaders gather to hear from industry experts, forge relationships to support each other, and advance their collective efforts around fundraising and technology. With main stage speakers that deliver thought-provoking content, hands-on workshops, dedicated content for Classy customers, and meaningful relationships that are formed in between sessions, Collaborative is where you want to be if you’re an innovative nonprofit leader looking to advance your fundraising strategy.

Who should attend Collaborative?

Anyone in the nonprofit or social enterprise space looking to learn more about emerging trends in fundraising and technology, Classy platform features, leadership lessons, and insights on how to grow your organization.

What kind of session topics can I expect?

Attendees will experience curated content focused on emerging trends in fundraising and technology. You can expect inspirational sessions, panel discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities.

What speakers are confirmed for Collaborative 2023?

Our team is curating an impressive line-up of speakers and we’re excited to share more details with you in the coming months. If you’re interesting in speaking, we will be opening a call for proposals in early 2023. 

How do I apply to speak at the Collaborative?

We will be opening a call for proposals in early 2023. Be sure to sign up for Collaborative emails to receive the latest updates directly to your inbox.

Do you offer a discounted hotel room rate for Collaborative attendees?

Yes, discounted hotel room rates will be available on the Collaborative website beginning in early 2023.

Can I earn CFRE continuing education credits for sessions?

You can earn CFRE credits for participation at the in-person Collaborative. The Collaborative is an approved Continuing Education Providers for the Certified Fund Raising Executive program. If you need a points tracker, please contact our team at [email protected],

How do I become a sponsor of the Collaborative?

Becoming a sponsor of the Collaborative can be extremely beneficial to both your organization and the nonprofits that attend. We aim to connect professionals to each other and to services that will benefit and advance their missions. Learn more about Collaborative sponsorship opportunities here.

How do I communicate accessibility needs?

Please identify any accommodations you may need during registration, under the question, “Do you have any special needs we can accommodate?” If you have additional needs not specified in your registration, please contact the conference organizers as soon as possible at [email protected] and we will do our best to assist.

What do I do if I witness or am subject to unacceptable behavior at the Collaborative?

Please notify the conference organizers at [email protected] immediately.

Who do I ask if my question is not answered here?

Please contact the conference organizers at [email protected].