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Who can attend the conference?

Current members and eligible non-member funders can attend the conference. If you’re not a member, learn how to join on the Become a Member page. Professional Partners who are current members of Philanthropy Ohio may also register for the conference.

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 Become a Member page.

What time does the conference begin and end?

The conference begins on Monday, September 23, at 2 p.m. with the Opening Plenary. The conference ends on Wednesday, September 25, when the Closing Plenary finishes at 1:30 p.m.

Can I buy a single-day ticket to Philanthropy Forward '24?

Hosting at The Summit allows us to curate a more intimate and immersive experience for our attendees, but space is limited. As such, there is no single-day registration option for Philanthropy Forward '24.

Can I transfer my registration?

Yes! You can transfer your registration to another person at your organization until September 16. Please email Alyssa Donahey.

Are there sponsorship opportunities?

Yes! Please complete the sponsorship form and contact Laura Smith for more details.

Are there exhibitor opportunities?

Yes! Become an exhibitor today. Please contact Brittany Hardgrove for more information.

Accessibility and Accommodations

Philanthropy Ohio is committed to creating accessible and inclusive spaces for all, and every effort will be made to meet requests for accommodation to fully engage in Philanthropy Forward ‘24. Please call 614.224.1344 or email Brittany Hardgrove to make any requests for accommodations necessary for your participation, including but not limited to support for hearing, vision or mobility support or impairment. We ask for at least two weeks’ notice for all requests so that we can best meet your needs for engagement.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

If you must cancel your registration, please contact Alyssa Donahey to cancel or transfer your registration to another person at your organization. Cancellations must be requested in writing before Monday, August 12, and will receive a refund less a $297 cancellation fee. Any cancellations received after that date will not be eligible for a refund but may still be transferred to another eligible attendee until Monday, September 16. 


For any questions not answered above, please email