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GPA Launches New Website!
The Grant Professionals Association staff have been working diligently on a new website! We have redesigned our entire look from scratch and are focusing on ease-of-use and an exceptional user experience. It's an exciting time for us at GPA and we hope that you enjoy our new look! Stay tuned for more information and navigation training. We appreciate your patience during this time of transition.

GPA Strategy Paper Published

GPA's second ever Strategy Paper has now been published. "How Instructional Scaffolding Can Be Used in Faculty Grant Development" by Bethany Lisi.
Access the article in the Resource Center under GPA Strategy Papers or use this link. For questions on the GPA Strategy Papers, email

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howing Your Impact: Tips for Successful Site Visits
As grant professionals, we know the importance of showing the impact of our work to a potential or current funder.  While a sound evaluation plan is necessary for demonstrating quantitative and qualitative impact, there is also a less quantifiable means of showing impact that is vital to getting the grant – the site visit. 

Ethics in the Grant Profession Just About Compensation? Think Again.
If you’re a member of any grant professional group on LinkedIn, you’re familiar with the nonstop discussions about compensation. Percentage of the award, flat fee, inclusion in the proposed budget?  For GPA members, there is no debate. GPA’s Code of Ethics clearly states our organization’s position on compensation. (

GPA Annual Conference and Hotel - Sold Out!

We are officially sold out! If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email
If you have not booked your hotel room for the 2014 GPA Conference in Portland, please know that there are overflow hotels available. Find out more!

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