GPF Silent Auction Online Bidding Opens 10/31/18

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Get ready to bid, bid, bid! Our annual Silent Auction opens October 31,2018: https://www.biddingOwl.com/GPF. Bid early and often. Treat yourself, get your holiday shopping done or score that great trip you’ve always wanted. See you at #GPAConf18 in Chicago at the Swissotel, and don’t forget about our Wine Cork Pull fundraiser also. Here are some of the great items up … Read More

At GPA, We Seem to Get Each Other

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by Catherine High, GPC; Rosemary West Scholar This was my first time at the GPA National Conference, and my scholarship from GPF was certainly a great help in persuading my agency to let me go. I don’t think that will be a problem in the future! I came back with so much information, and so much renewed enthusiasm for my … Read More

I Was With My People

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by Lauren Petersen, 2017 Pamela Van Pelt Scholar As the holidays quickly approach, and many nonprofit professionals reflect on the year past, it is the 2017 Annual Grant Professional Conference that comes to my mind first. It isn’t very often you get to spend days on end devoted solely to learning to perfect your craft, reflecting on your own habits, … Read More

Turning Your Conference Experience into a GPC Study Group

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by Fielding Jezreel, St. Louis Chapter Scholar First, a huge thank you to GPF for providing a conference scholarship that enabled me to attend the 2017 GPA Conference. As a second-time conference participant, I had the luxury of knowing what to expect and how to plan out my schedule to maximize professional development and networking opportunities. For the 2017 conference, … Read More

ANNOUNCING OUR 2018 GPA NATIONAL CONFERENCE SCHOLARS

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We had over 100 applications this time around. A huge thanks to our donors along with the GPF Scholarship Committee and other volunteers who helped score the applications. Congratulations to our 2018 GPA National Conference Scholars! They have each won a $525 early bird conference registration, and four won reimbursable travel/lodging expenses as well. Please help us congratulate them now … Read More

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