Frequently asked questions

What are our COVID-19 guides and/or precautions?

For events hosted by individual members, covid precautions are at the discretion of the host. Events presented by D.O.P.E. Collective such as workshops and fundraisers will issue masks and tempature checks. Events presented by D.O.P.E. Collective will also have live streaming on Facebook and/or Instagram due to accessiblity and social distancing.

Are we a 501(c)3 organization?

We are a grassroots collaborative of individual creatives. We are not a 501(c)3 non profit.

How often does DOPE host events?

We host at least 2 workshops and 1 fundraiser annually as a collective. Events powered by D.O.P.E. vary as they are hosted by individual members, and are determined by their project concept(s) and need(s). Please follow us on Instagram or sign up to our newsletter for updates.

I'm over 35 years old, can I still become a member or volunteer?

Yes. We believe in youth leadership and intergenerational support. Leadership positions are reserved for persons between 18 and 35 years old while collective members, interns, volunteers, and review board members can be 18 or older.

What is the difference between events "powered by" versus "presented by" D.O.P.E. Collective?

Events powered by D.O.P.E. are individual member events that are sponsored or supported by our collective through membership resources. Events "presented by" D.O.P.E. are organized by and represent our collective in entirety.

Do I have to reapply when my membership expires?

When you complete your 8 month membership, including dues paid, you can renew your membership within a year after it has expired without reapplying.

What roles are available for senior members?

Members who have been with D.O.P.E. Collective for 2+ years are able to be project consultants, paid/contracted workshop facilitators, or transition to our project review board.