Best Learning Opportunity, Ever: GPA National Conference

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By Ashlee Lambert, Development Specialist at Caritas Family Solutions St. Louis Chapter Scholar   The day I received the news that I was a recipient of the St. Louis Chapter – Grant Professionals Association Scholarship, to attend the 2015 GPA National conference, the excitement began! I was excited to gain knowledge from the best in our profession and to network … Read More

Professional Development That Never Disappoints!

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By Marissa Cassellius, Grants Manager for Youth on Their Own Susan Kemp Memorial Scholar   It’s been a month since I prepared myself for the 17th Annual GPA Conference. Packing those cold weather clothes that have been stuffed in the back of my closest for years (I hail from Wisconsin, but have become a winter wimp since moving to Tucson). Sorting … Read More

Looking Forward to GPA Annual Conference 2016

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By Fielding Jezreel, Recipient of a 2015 St. Louis Chapter Conference Scholarship I should start by saying that the GPA Annual Conference left me rejuvenated and excited to return to work with new contacts across the nation and with a long list of to-dos: demo grant management software systems so I can recommend one to my organization, reach out to those … Read More

My Top 10 #GPAConf15 Insights

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By Dr. Judy Riffle, Pam Van Pelt Memorial Conference Scholarship Recipient Santa Cruz Grants & Consulting, LLC   Thanks to the Grant Professionals Foundation and generous peers, I was a first timer this year at the annual GPA conference. This experience led to so many ideas about diversifying my consultant offerings, and reinforced my love of the grants world. As a … 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