Every Chapter Challenge 2018: Talking Points

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The 2018 Every Chapter Challenge is a nationwide campaign asking all GPA chapters to support the Grant Professionals Foundation Scholarship Program. ECC campaign funds are used to award scholarships for: • GPA National Conference • GPCTM Credentialing Program • GPA Membership • Regional Conference Sponsorships The ECC Challenge Goal is $250 or more for every GPA Chapter in 2018. Shooting … Read More

GPF Silent Auction 2018 – Let Your Imagination Run Wild!

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#GPFSilentAuction2018: Let Your Imagination Run Wild! by Mark Beamis Wondering about how to tell hundreds of grant professionals about your great GPA Chapter, your business, or the great work of grant professionals? Are you looking for a way to showcase your Chapter or business at the national conference in Chicago? Relax, we’ve got you covered at the eighth annual Silent Auction … Read More

My Conference Reflection

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by Laura Horochowski, AZ Founding Chapter Scholar As I think of the Grant Professionals Association’s conference from my work office, I cannot help but think of all the Uber rides that were a part of the trip to San Diego. I was fascinated by the variety of drivers and passengers that were a part of the trip. There were the immigrants … Read More

Quality and Quantity of Sessions was Abundant

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by Jane Arney, Peach State Scholar The 2017 Grant Professionals Association (GPA) Conference, held at Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, was an incredible gathering of grant professionals in a spectacular setting! I was grateful to receive the Peach State Scholarship from the GPF, which covered my registration fees and made it possible for me to attend. My lodgings were … Read More

GPC™ Exam Scholarships Deadline June 20, 2018

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Grant Professionals Foundation is proud to support GPC™ Exam Scholarships again this year. The scholarships are open to any individual eligible to sit for the exam. The cost for sitting for the GPC™ Exam is usually $539 for GPA members and $739 for non-members. The GPC Exam Scholarship Application portal is open until June 20, 2018: http://grantprofessionalsfoundation.org/gpc-scholarships/

Apply Now GPF Annual Conference Scholarships

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The GPF offers scholarships for registration and lodging from two memorial funds, the Chuck Howard Scholarship and the Susan Kemp Conference Scholarship. Additionally, GPF and our partners offer as many as 15 different conference scholarships. View the current list of conference scholarships. Many thanks to all the GPA chapters and individuals who continue to donate to help these Scholarships advance the … Read More

Swissotel Chicago Suite Contest

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Swissotel Chicago Suite Contest – Win a Luxurious Stay at the GPA Annual Conference hotel in Chicago and Help Advance the Grants Profession at the Same Time!  As a special thank you to our donors, the Grant Professionals Foundation (GPF) is offering a 3-night stay at the 2018 Grant Professionals Association (GPA) Annual Conference. The contest winner and their guest(s) … Read More

#GPAConf17

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by Shannon Northorp, South Florida Chapter Scholar In 2011, I became a member of GPA and quickly learned that GPA was my go to professional development resource. At that time, there was not a local chapter that I could get involved in. Fast forward a couple of years and the Broward County Chapter became the South Florida Chapter. The president … Read More

A Completely Different Conference Experience

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by Wendy Strain – Chuck Howard Scholar When I was first hired into a grants office, having little to no idea what I was doing (how many of us have been there?), I was sent to a different organization’s grant writing conference. It was my only true initiation into this new world I was entering. It was a learning experience, … Read More