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

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

Need a reason to make a gift to support the grant profession?

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Here’s one that impacts you in a direct and personal way. When most of us joined GPA, we weren’t thinking about advancing the profession. We were focused on our development as grant writers by taking advantage of the many educational opportunities and benefits of networking with other grant writers. But there’s another side to being part of GPA. It gives … Read More

The GPF Every Chapter Challenge

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Why you should give… One thing I have learned about grant writing – there is always something new to learn. The world of grant writing is not a place that we want to walk alone. From government grants to corporations to foundations, developing a grant proposal can be complicated, labor-intensive and full of twists and turns. It can also be … Read More

International Grant Professionals Day 2018

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PRESS RELEASE International Grant Professionals Day – March 9, 2018 Overland Park, KS: The Grant Professionals Association (GPA) announces the fourth annual International Grant Professionals Day to be held on March 9, 2018. International Grant Professionals Day increases awareness internationally of the work grant professionals perform as well as celebrates the work of grant professionals, who serve as administrators, consultants, … Read More

No Wining About This Event!

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A fun new event is happening at the 2017 GPA Annual Conference in San Diego from November 8-11. In addition to our regular Silent Auction (which will be digital this year!), GPF will also hold a Cork Pull. A Cork Pull is a fun little mystery game involving wine. And what’s not to love about wine? Guests attending the Welcome … Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT: Scholarship Recipients 2017

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The Grant Professionals Foundation is delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 Scholarships. Jane Arney – Georgia Peach Scholarship Nancy Battersby – St. Louis Chapter Scholarship Gabriele Beck – Greg Bair Memorial Scholarship Jackie Beyer – Tracey Potter Doe Memorial Scholarship Leanne Cardwell – Arizona Founding Chapter Scholarship Holly Craw – Arizona Founding Chapter Scholarship Konstandina Dulu – Becki Shawver Memorial Scholarship Jana Gowan – Nora Stombaugh Memorial Scholarship TJ Hansell … Read More