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2017 GPA Salary & Benefits Survey
Have you ever wondered how much a grant professional gets paid and/or what benefits are offered? GPA answers these questions and many more in the GPA Survey of Salaries and Benefits. The survey results rely on your input to provide accurate and reliable data that can be used by individuals and managers to review salary and benefit information for themselves and their staff. This information is a benefit not only to you as a GPA member, but to our association and the grants profession. Take the survey by Friday, April 15 and provide us with your email address to be entered into a chance to win a free year membership to GPA.


The Wait is Over! GrantZone Community Launched!
GrantZone is the new community for members of GPA and one of the most powerful member benefits in GPA history. It is your connection to an incredible resource – over 2,000 of your colleagues who share your challenges and successes. We hope you will find it to be a place where you can ask advice, share your experiences (and resources) and build relationships from the convenience of your computer or mobile device. And you can access the community and all of its collective knowledge 24/7. We encourage you to login to GrantZone
Note: Your email address and password are the same you use for the GPA website.

#GrantsWork
Grant Professionals help to change the world one grant at a time. What impact are your grants making? Share your story so we can help spread the great news to the world about how #GrantsWork!

Social Media

  • The Art of Storytelling for Successful Donor Cultivation

    • Monday, March 27, 2017
    • Maura Harrington

    I often find that many people struggle when trying to relay their nonprofit's story in 30 seconds or less. Maybe they are not good salespeople or maybe they assume everyone knows their organization's story already. I do not know, but I see it time and again. I do know, however, from 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, that a good story is key to successful donor and funder cultivation.  

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  • Setting Expectations

    • Monday, March 20, 2017
    • Diane Calabria

    You probably have been in situations where your organizational colleagues ask you to predict if a proposal will be successful. Their interest may be casual, or they may be formulating plans based on your answer. What do you say? You want to be optimistic, of course. You also know that not every proposal can receive an award.   

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  • Membership Matters - Spring 2017

    • Friday, March 10, 2017
    • Kelli Romero

    Grant professionals from around the world turn to GPA for resources, training and connections. From beginners to experts, from grant proposal writers to grant managers, and from every sector in the industry, GPA membership dollars support all types of grant professionals in countless ways. At GPA, our training and education programs build skills that benefit all grant professionals. Our chapters organize and host programs that support skill development and networking to ensure our members grow professionally. Our new online community (GrantZone) creates an exciting place for members to make connections, ask questions, share grant stories and exchange resources.

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