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2017 Call for Presenters is Now Open!
GPA would like to invite you to submit a proposal to be considered to present at the 2017 GPA Annual Conference, November 8-11, 2017 in San Diego, CA. Our Call for Presenters is open now through February 15th, 2017. To learn more about our requirements and to submit a proposal click here.


2016 Journal of the GPA is Now Available!
The 2016 GPA Journal is now available for Members only. If you requested to receive your Journal in print and did not pick it up at the conference, you will be receiving yours soon. If you requested to receive your Journal electronically, please login to the GPA website and proceed to the Resource Center tab. Once there, scroll down to find the line that says "GPA Journal - Current Edition" and click on "Files". 
If you're not a member of GPA and would like to purchase a one-year subscription of the annual Journal for $45, please click here.

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  • Making the Most of Your Local GPA Chapter for Professional Development

    • Monday, December 5, 2016
    • Kristi Miller

    Membership in the Grant Professionals Association affords each of us the opportunities and the knowledge to understand and feel that we are not alone in the potentially lonely world of writing and managing grants. We go to the national conferences, and we mingle with others in our positions, lamenting the same woes and celebrating the same triumphs. We swap contact information with our new friends and go home thinking about the incredible luck that befell us, that allowed us to know these people and to experience these conferences.  

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  • GPA Webinars Motivate Writers out of the Muck

    • Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    • Catherine Velasco

    Writer's block. We have all had it. Maybe, it's when you are starting a project or when you are in the middle of a proposal. You feel like you are trapped in quicksand. It's taking forever to finish a sentence. Nothing is flowing. You are officially stuck.   

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  • Managing Multiple Grant Requests

    • Monday, November 28, 2016
    • Belinda Orrill

    As a grant professional, I often submit multiple grant requests for the same ongoing programs within my organization. Submitting multiple applications usually ensures at least one request will be funded. Imagine my surprise—only once in my career, to date—when I received funding beyond the annual budget for one program. Now, what do I do? What a great problem to have… but still, a problem!   

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