Grant Development: An International Perspective

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  GPF Board Member, Becky Jascoviak, MBA Grant Writer, Kids Alive International becky@kidsalive.org March, 2015 I am privileged to serve as the Development Writer for Kids Alive International, a faith-based organization rescuing orphans and vulnerable children from abuse, neglect, abandonment, and absolute poverty. We operate residential homes, schools, care centers, and community programs for over 6,000 children in 15 countries … Read More

GPA National Conference: A Grant Professional Pep Rally

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Meghann Adams, Grants Specialist Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia madams@zooatlanta.org March, 2015 When I walked into my supervisor’s office for our check-in meeting the Monday after GPA’s 2014 National Conference in Portland, I actually had a smile on my face. The GPA conference schedule was packed, but I returned home feeling motivated and surprisingly refreshed, like I had hit a restart … Read More

Apply Now for GPF Regional Conference Chapter Sponsorships

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Apply Now for GPF Regional Conference Chapter Sponsorships. Calling all GPA Chapters! Does your GPA chapter hold a regional conference? Could it use a little financial boost to help make that conference the best it can be? Then don’t miss the chance to apply for the first annual GPF Regional Chapter Conference Sponsorships! GPF will award a total of $2,000 … Read More

Opportunities to Network and Learn!

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Hayley Johnson, Grants Coordinator/Government Information Librarian Nicholls State University, Louisiana hayley.johnson@nicholls.edu February, 2015 Through the generosity of the Grant Professionals Foundation Scholarship, I was able to attend the 2014 Annual National Conference of the Grant Professionals Association in Portland. As a newcomer to the grants arena, I was extremely excited to attend and learn as much as possible. Opportunities to … Read More

International Grant Professionals Week March 16-20, 2015

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Kansas City, KS:  The Grant Professionals Association (GPA) announces the establishment of International Grant Professionals Week March 16-20, 2015. Grant Professionals Week recognizes and celebrates the work of grant professionals, who serve as administrators, consultants, managers, grant-makers and writers. Every day, grant professionals work diligently, often behind the scenes, to seek grant opportunities, administer projects and implement important programs for … Read More

Grant Professionals Impact Survey 2013 – Descriptive Summary Results

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The Grant Professionals Foundation (GPF) is proud to release the results of its fourth annual Grant Professionals Impact Survey. The Descriptive Summary results highlight the significant impact grant professionals make in our world every year. The Grant Professionals Association, its affiliate organizations (GPF and the Grant Professionals Certification Institute), and the public are invited to use these survey results to … Read More

First Time and Fabulous!

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First Time and Fabulous! Kristin Holowicki, Grant Coordinator, City of Coral Springs, FL kholowicki@coralsprings.org January, 2015 As a first time attendee of the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) National Conference, made possible by the generous scholarship from the Grant Professionals Foundation and my local South Florida GPA chapter, I was determined to get as much out of this experience as possible. … Read More

Building Bridges to a Better World

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Lisa Deem, Grant Specialist, City of Flagstaff ldeem@flagstaffaz.gov December, 2014 I had the distinct honor of attending the 2014 Grant Professionals Association Conference in Portland, Oregon through a Jerry Dillehay Scholarship, sponsored by the Arizona Chapter. I became a GPA member in December 2011, supported by my position at the City of Flagstaff. I have attended state conferences, but never … Read More