GPC Scholarships Available in 2013, Apply Now!

Thinking about sitting for the Grant Professional Certified™ (GPC) Exam?  You could not have chosen a better time.

Thanks to donations from individuals, the Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI), and the Grant Professionals Foundation, scholarship funding is available for individuals interested in taking the new electronic exam.  Any individual interested in the scholarship is welcome to apply starting Tuesday, September 3, 2013.  The deadline to apply is Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 5:00pm, EST.  Scholarship recipients will be announced at the GPA National Conference in November.

All individuals awarded a 2013 GPC Scholarship must submit their eligibility packet to GPCI by March 1, 2014, and if approved to sit for the exam, take it by September 30, 2014.

The exact number of scholarships has not been announced.  The cost for sitting for the GPC Exam is $539 for Grant Professional Association members and $739 for non-members.  If awarded a scholarship, it will be in the form of a credit directly to GPCI for all or a portion of the GPC exam cost.  Each individual is responsible for covering any additional expenses, including transportation costs to the exam site.

Scholarship applicants are responsible for registering for the exam in addition to filling out the scholarship application.  To learn more about this process, visit the Grant Professionals Certification Institute website at

To submit a scholarship application or learn additional information about the scholarship application and requirements, please visit the Grant Professionals Foundation website at


Grant Professionals Impact Survey – Open Now!

The Grant Professionals Foundation invites you to… Take our questionnaire!

Please help us by completing our short Grant Professionals Impact Survey. Your feedback is important to us, and this survey is intended to help us measure the vital impact grant professionals make each year. Your comments will help us to better understand the grant profession and share the results of our work. This survey is collecting 2012 fiscal year data to compare against our previous surveys.

Your responses to all questions will be kept in a secure manner. The information gathered will be used for general evaluation purposes only. We anticipate this year’s survey will take you approximately 10 minutes to complete.

■ Take our Survey!  ■ Support the Grant Profession! ■ Tell us Your Opinion! ■ Share your Impact!

Upon completion, survey takers are invited to download our White Paper, “Results of the Grant Professionals Impact Survey: A look at the 2011 – 2012 Surveys”.

Take our survey!  Follow the link here:

Thank you!  We understand how important your time is – by completing the survey you will enter our drawing for a free conference registration to the Grant Professionals Association’s 15th Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD November 13-16, 2013 – a $575 value!

Contact us at with questions or your feedback!