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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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New Article - Prospective ABCs?
This past June, I had the occasion to represent my local GPA chapter, Southeast Texas (SETC), at a sister organization’s Houston meeting: the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). I would not exactly classify myself as a fundraiser. However, I often reason that work elements of grant professionals and fundraisers would naturally intersect. We’re all tasked with finding means of getting funding for essential needs or project(s) that organizations and their scholars and researchers wish to conduct.

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. (

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