Grant Professional Foundation Awards 4 Membership Scholarships in July


It is our great pleasure to announce the following grant professionals have won scholarships for one year of GPA national membership plus one year of local chapter dues. The quality of the applications this cycle was quite high, and we send our deepest appreciation to all applicants. Membership Scholars for the first half of 2016 are… Lucien Meadows Carolyn Caldwell … Read More

GPC Exam and Conference Scholarships deadline is July 1st


The 2016 GPA Conference and GPC Exam Scholarships close, July 1! These applications are only open once a year, so get your apps in while there is still time! Want to earn your GPC, or go to the GPA Annual Conference 2016 in Atlanta? Below is the link to apply. Conference & GPC Exam Scholarship: Special thanks to our partners … Read More

Available Scholarships


PLEASE NOTE: We’re in the process of creating new application portals for all of our scholarships. This new process will make it easier for you to apply and for volunteers to select the most qualified Scholars. Look for an announcement about the scholarships soon in the GPA Grant News and GPF News! The Grant Professionals Foundation offers three types of scholarships. … Read More

GPF Silent Auction Seeks Items and Volunteers


Please consider joining the GPF Silent Auction to help advance the careers of grant professionals. GPF’s annual Silent Auction raises money that makes a difference for grant professionals nationwide. Last year, lucky auction winners went home with One-Day Disney Park Hopper passes, high quality handcrafted jewelry, free registration to the 2016 conference, and more! In 2016, this outstanding fundraising event … Read More

March 14-18, 2016 International Grant Professionals Week – Let’s Celebrate!

Heather StombaughNews

March 14-18, 2016 is an important week for many reasons to grant professionals. International Grant Professionals Week and Day is an annual celebration to recognize and show appreciation for the work done by all grant professionals. It is one week out of the year we turn our attention to our field, our colleagues, and our “reason for being”. We encourage … Read More

2016 GPA Regional Conference Sponsorships Now Open

Heather StombaughNews

Sponsorships are serious business at the Grant Professionals Foundation. We know from experience how many great regional conferences are offered by GPA’s local chapters. So, let us help you!   The GPF offers a sponsorship program for regional conferences sponsored by one or more GPA Chapters. You get a cash infusion for your event, and we’ll provide you with a … Read More

Prepare for the GPC Exam and Support Our Profession


The fun, upbeat In the Trenches book, Prepare for the GPC Exam: Earn Your Grant Professional Certified Credential, is on sale now! Sales of the guide will support the Grant Professionals Foundation’s scholarship programs.   The new, one-of-a-kind manual covers each of the competencies established by the Grant Professionals Certification Institute ). It includes a chapter on the writing prompt, a … Read More

Collective Value, Collective Power: Grant Professionals Impact Survey


DID YOU KNOW: The Grant Professionals Impact Survey helps us understand how grant pros make the world a better place, one grant at a time. The ground-breaking survey, created and sponsored by the Grant Professionals Foundation, analyzes the work of grant professionals who write, manage, research, develop, administer, and plan projects funded in whole or part with grant funds. The … Read More

December 2015 GPF News

Heather StombaughNews

Thanks for meeting us in St. Louis! What a fantastic conference the Grant Professionals Association held in St. Louis last month! Thanks to Kelli and Barb and all of GPA’s volunteers for pulling it together. We’re already looking forward to seeing everyone in Atlanta in 2016! And, thank you to everyone who supported the Grant Professionals Foundation. The 2015 Silent … Read More

October 8 GPF News

Cheryl HanbackNews

October 8, 2015 2015 Silent Auction: Eat! Play! Live! Are you getting excited for the GPA conference in St. Louis? We are too and we have lots of fun stuff to inspire you at the GPF Silent Auction! Here are just a few of the great items we have up for bid this year! We also have “places to play” … Read More