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News & Highlights

New Article - Going Global: Tips for the International Grants Professional
By: David Lindeman, CFRE, GPC
Last week’s celebration of the first International Grant Professionals Week highlighted how our profession truly spans the globe. This milestone caused me to reflect on my own experiences in the past year in working with international funders and collaborators on grant projects. Indeed, the opportunity to work with donor agencies in countries and regions ranging from Kenya to Pakistan to Israel to the Caribbean was exciting. It also revealed unique opportunities and challenges for grant professionals, especially those who may have worked primarily with U.S.-based funders. 


31 Days of GPC
By: Amanda Day, GPC - President of Grant Professionals Certification Institute

If you are reading this, please understand I’ve already made a few assumptions about you.  One, you are a grant professional. Two, you aren’t a GPC…at least not yet. Whether you are on the fence about the credential, have no desire to pursue it, or are in the process of studying for the exam, please hear me out. 

New Strategy Paper - Social Entrepreneurs and Grant Professionals: Sustaining Environmental and Energy Resources
By: Karen Harper-Dorton, PhD, MSW, MA & Stacia J. Harper, BS, MS, ABD
Social entrepreneurs transform opportunities into action for social and economic development and serve as leaders and change agents in private, nonprofit, and governmental sectors throughout the world (Martin, R. L. & Osberg, S., 2007). Grant professionals, not unlike social entrepreneurs, help design innovative solutions to environmental and societal challenges.


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We are happy to announce that February is “Refer a Friend, Get a Shirt” month at GPA. For every friend/colleague that you refer to us that joins the Grant Professionals Association, you receive a FREE GPA t-shirt*! Recruit a friend/colleague to GPA and inform them to put your name down as the individual that referred them to GPA. When they join, you will receive the t-shirt shipped to you free of charge.


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  • Grant Development: An International Perspective

    • Tuesday, March 17, 2015
    • admin

    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 worldwide providing hope for today, dreams for tomorrow and purpose for a lifetime. Kids Alive has been serving the least of these for nearly 100 years. www.kidsalive.org

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