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Call for GPA Board of Directors Nominations
The process to elect the 2017 GPA Board of Directors has begun! Nominations will be accepted from June 21, 2016 to July 22, 2016. For more informatiom
 visit the 2016 Board Elections page of the GPA website and nominate yourself or a colleague now.

Register for a Preconference Workshop!
Registration is now open for our preconference workshops. Learn more!

GPA Conference Registration is now Open!
Register to attend THE Premier Event for Grant Professionals It's where the Grant People Meet!
We want to see you this fall at the GPA Annual Conference, November 9-12, 2016 in Atlanta, GA. Registration is now open! Learn more about the conference by visiting the Annual Conference pages of our website

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  • Evaluation Has Changed Under the New UGG

    • Tuesday, June 28, 2016
    • Rebecca Vermillion Shawver

    Since the new Uniform Grant Guidance (UGG) was released in late December 2014, the changes in evaluation strategies are creating quite a stir within some segments of the grant community. In fact, there is reason to carefully review the new UGG because vast changes have taken place. Any grant professional with an award or contract issued under the new UGG rules and regulations should definitely take note of the differences between “then and now.”  

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  • Evaluating Yourself or Low-Cost External Evaluation Strategies

    • Monday, June 20, 2016
    • Cheryl Kester

    Many grants allow or even require you to use an external evaluator to conduct the project evaluation. However, there are still plenty of small grants out there. Either there is no room in the budget for an external evaluator, or the scope of the project is so small that there seems to be no need. Maybe your grant is for a capital project.  

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  • Overview of Evaluation from a Funder's Perspective

    • Tuesday, June 14, 2016
    • Abby Landmeier

    Ah, summer is here. The last thing most want to think about is program evaluation. But, get excited, we are going to do just that! We'll do so at an overview level today.  

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