Philanthropy Forward '19
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who can attend the conference?
Current members and eligible non-members are able to attend. See eligibility requirements.
Professional Partners who are current members of Philanthropy Ohio may also register for the conference.  

"Uncharitable" with Dan Pallotta - We’re excited to open our closing lunch plenary to nonprofits and community leaders to join us to hear Dan Pallotta deliver his popular talk "Uncharitable” on Friday, September 27, at noon. Register now!

What time does the conference begin and end?
Conference begins on Wednesday, September 25 at 1 p.m. and will end Friday, September 27 at 1:30 p.m.

How can I become a Philanthropy Ohio member so I can receive the member rate for the conference?
For more information on eligibility and to become a member, visit the Join Us page.

Is my registration transferrable? 
Yes! You can transfer your registration to another person at your organization. Please email Martha Wood, mwood@philanthropyohio.org.

How do I view my session choices after I've registered? (online registrations only)

  1. Sign into the Philanthropy Ohio website.
  2. Click "my account" in the top right of the page.
  3. Click the "my registrations" tab.
  4. Click the ID number of your conference registration.

Can I change my session choices after I have registered?
Yes! Your session choices guide our room assignments, but you are welcome to attend any desired session at the conference.
For tours/site visits with limited space and/or room capacity, please contact Martha Wood, mwood@philanthropyohio.org.

Can I print a receipt for my conference registration? (online registrations only)
Yes! Follow the steps below:

  1. Sign into the Philanthropy Ohio website.
  2. Click "my account" on the top right of the page.
  3. Click the "my orders" tab.
  4. Click the order number for your conference registration.
  5. Click the print icon on the right side of the page.

What is the dress code?
The conference dress code is business casual.

Are there sponsorship opportunities? 
Yes! Please contact Deborah Aubert Thomas for more details.

Are there exhibitor opportunities?
Yes! Become an exhibitor today. Please contact Steve Phallen for more information.

How can Philanthropy Ohio assist with physical limitations during the conference?
If you need assistance due to physical limitations, please contact Deborah Aubert Thomas or call 614.224.1344.

Download the Philanthropy Forward '19 Conference App


Download the free conference app from the Apple App Store.
Download the free conference app from the Google Play Store. 


Cancellation/Refund Policy

  • Philanthropy Ohio will refund registration fees, less a $50 processing fee, for cancellations received before August 26. No refunds are available after that date.
  • Please notify us of cancellation by email to Martha Wood, mwood@philanthropyohio.org.
  • Individuals who need to cancel may also transfer their registration to another person at their organization.

For any questions not answered above, please email info@philanthropyohio.org.