Keeping in Touch with Your Foundation Donors

Amanda RipstraGrant Expectations

By Teri S. Blandon, GPC, CFRE; Vice President for External Relations, PAI The 2016 election caused massive disruptions to many people, personally and professionally. As I work for a women’s reproductive rights advocacy organization, the election results caused us to pivot quickly. Immediately, we had to pull back our annual appeal letter (which was at the printer) and completely rewrite … Read More

International Grant Professionals Week ends March 20th with Grant Professionals Day!

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Danny Blitch, MPA, GPC Grants Manager, City of Roswell, Georgia dblitch@roswellgov.com February, 2015 Grant funding is important to most nonprofit organizations and government agencies, as it makes achieving missions easier. It is one of the ways organizations pay for the services they provide. Grants, combined with fundraising, program income and direct client service fees, generate the revenues organizations need to … Read More

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

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