2020 was a year of many successful firsts for the Collaboratory of Virginia, despite the year's well-known challenges. We invite you to read about the positive highlights from our year!
Received official confirmation of our 501c3 tax-exempt status
Formed our Advisory Board
Hired our first employee
Pivoted to offering Virtual Memberships as a result of the pandemic (now over 50!)
Hosted and/or participated in our first community programs, both in-person and virtual, which included topics such as: Co-working during COVID, Nonprofits and the Law, Encorepreneur, and Coffee & Connections.
Launched the first of our THRIVE accelerator cohorts, which provides an opportunity to look beyond the current challenges and obstacles and plan out a direct and streamlined path forward. Organizations spend concentrated time planning and executing real-time solutions with guided facilitation. THRIVE was created through collaboration between The Collaboratory of Virginia and The Spark Mill.