Benefits

Below are fantastic benefits (by category) you'll receive when you join the Grant Professionals Association.

Interested? Join GPA and become a part of the world's largest community of grant professionals.
If you are a current active member of GPA and you would like to take advantage of the benefits below, simply log on to the website (if you haven't already) and click on the Members Only tab. On the Members Only page, it will list each benefit and explain how you can access the discount.


GPA Benefits

Chapters - As new chapters continue to form in every region of the country, members have the opportunity to be a part of GPA at the local level. Chapters offer the membership a local venue in which to network and to exchange ideas, methodologies and resources. National membership is a prerequisite for membership in a chapter.

Conference - GPA's annual fall conference has become the PREMIER grants event of the year, offering more than 70 workshops featuring the nation's top experts, round-table discussions, funder presentations, exhibitors and the popular individual proposal review sessions. GPA's annual gathering brings together grants professionals eager to share best practices, stay abreast of trends in our field, and network with peers from across America and abroad. Members receive a cheaper rate than non-members on conference registrations. 

Consultants Directory - GPA members who are independent consultants can post their contact information and a description of their services at GPA's Consultants Directory for FREE.

Credentialing - GPA is proud to have established the nation's first valid credentialing process for grant professionals. Firm in its belief that certification should be done only within the most rigorous standards, GPA has formed an affiliated organization, the Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI). Members that are eligible to sit for the GPC exam, receive a discount on the registration fees. 

E-newsletter - The GPA e-newsletter, GPA Today, keeps you informed about GPA's accomplishments, upcoming events, news, services and resources. Members receive the issue at no cost every Tuesday.

GrantZone Community - 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. Feel free to begin filling in your profile page and upload your profile picture. Connect with your colleagues. Share resources. Participate in discussions. Be a part of this new private community for Grant Professionals just like you.
To kick off GrantZone, we encourage you to login to the communityNote: Your email address and password are the same you use for the GPA website.

Journal/Monograph - The GPA Journal (published annually) provides a forum for book and article reviews, discussions on best practices, and scholarly examination of the state of the profession, all written by top professionals from around the country and peer-reviewed by the Journal committee and GPA Board. Only GPA members receive free copies of the most current Journal. Members may receive their Journal by mail or electronically. The general public is able to view the past journals and articles for free. 

Members Only Section on the GPA Website - Members, via password, have access to "behind the scenes" information on the Members Only page on the GPA website. Additional information, resources, complete member directory, and direct access to GrantStation are only a few of highlights of our Members Only page.

Webinars - GPA's entire catalogue of live and on-demand (recorded) webinars are offered to GPA members for free! This represents nearly $4,200 in annual savings for members. Access more than 60 live and recorded webinars!
 

Grant Software

AmpliFund - AmpliFund Grant Management is intuitive yet robust, addressing every stage of the grant lifecycle to ensure efforts and earned funds are maximized. With the purchase of AmpliFund Full Cycle, all GPA members are entitled to receive a discount of $1,500 off of their entire subscription.

eCivis, Inc. - eCivis is the leading online provider of federal, state, and foundation grant information and grants management tools for local governments and other organizations. These entities rely on eCivis to identify appropriate grants, submit competitive applications, and efficiently manage awards while dramatically reducing their administrative costs. eCivis offers GPA members a 20% discount.

Foundation Directory Online - Members receive an exclusive 10% savings on FDO Professional (the Premier Grantseeking Research Tool) from The Foundation Center. GPA members also receive a 20% discount on all full-day, in-person grantseeker training courses and webinar series. (See Grant Training portion below.) *Applicable to new and existing annual and biennial subscriptions (so long as your subscription will expire within a month).

GrantHub GrantHub is an intuitive grants management toolkit designed to manage your pipeline of funding opportunities, streamline proposal creation, and track your grant deadlines, reports and tasks - while providing convenient, secure access to centralized grant and funder information. GPA members receive a 20% discount on their first year’s subscription.

GrantStation - GPA members receive an annual subscription to GrantStation - a comprehensive set of powerful grant seeking tools and resources - for FREE (value $699) through a direct access link on the Members Only page.

ITWORKS - IT Works provides a software solution for tracking and managing grants that is designed for you. Track your grants from inception to completion and make your life easier. GPA Members receive 50% off of the list price. 

Moderas - Specializes in web-based eRA solutions developed on the open source Kuali Coeus™ platform. Kwest, our funding opportunity tool, is a simple yet powerful tool to help you find the right funding opportunities effortlessly and in a fraction of the time! All GPA members will enjoy three months free when you purchase one or more years of service. 

PhilanTrack - PhilanTrack is an online grants management system that helps grantseekers find new grant opportunities, write proposals more efficiently, and manage relationships with funders for ongoing impact. GPA members receive a 10% discount on the first year license fee.

Priority Software - Receive 10% on their product(s): Budget Accountant (BA) and Facility Billing System (FBS). Products easily integrates with other existing tools and systems.

ResultsPlus nonprofit CRM - With ResultsPlus nonprofit CRM (Constituent Relationship Management) software, you can design and implement major donor cultivation strategies, foster your growing recurring gifts program, send appointments to officers "in the field", and segment your constituents in innumerable ways. ResultsPlus also offers simplified online giving, credit card and ACH donation processing. GPA members receive a 15% discount on a ResultsPlus software purchase.


WealthEngine - WealthEngine™, Inc. is the leading provider of predictive marketing analytics, audience development and wealth intelligence services to nonprofit organizations, financial services, and luxury brands. WealthEngine allows grant professionals to access detailed intelligence on Foundations, Trusts and LLC’s. Named a Cool Vendor in Data-Driven Marketing by Gartner, marketers and fundraisers use WealthEngine's comprehensive insights to understand what drives consumer decisions and when best to engage them. Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, WealthEngine serves both the United States and the United Kingdom. GPA members receive a 10% discount on all product offerings.
 

Grant Training

Foundation Center - GPA members receive 20% off on all full-day, in-person grantseeker training courses and webinar series. Foundation Center grantseeker training covers topics such as proposal writing and budgeting, an introduction foundation fundraising and how to use the Foundation Center's grantmaker database, Foundation Directory Online. Foundation Center's monthly webinar series focuses on a variety of topics relevant to nonprofits.

Grant Management USA - Dramatically enhance your performance in grants management. Register and attend a Grant Management USA workshop and receive a $100 credit towards your GPA membership renewal!

Grant Writing USA - Dramatically enhance your performance in writing grants. Register and attend a Grant Writing USA workshop and receive a $100 credit towards your GPA membership renewal!

The Grantsmanship Center - Receive discounts on The Center's Essential Grant Skills, Grantsmanship Training Program or Competing for Federal Grants training programs as well as The Center's publications and merchandise. The Center's Alumni can also receive discounts on a GPA membership, conference registration, publications and merchandise.
 

Insurance

Aflac Insurance - Members of GPA can elect to enroll in Aflac at Association Rates.

Association Health Programs - A comprehensive (Professional Liability, Health, Life, Long Term Care, Disability...) and service oriented program that provides members access to any product or company of their choice. Pooled with over 300 national associations, we provide A-rated insurance companies, knowledge of products, rate stability, buying power, and hands on service otherwise not available.
 

Office Tools

Office Depot - Automatically receive a member discount - 10% to 80% off (see details) - each time a purchase is made.

ReadyTalk - Enhance your meetings and customer experiences with web and audio conferencing. Members receive special pricing on conferencing services.
 

Professional Development

Chapters - As new chapters continue to form in every region of the country, members have the opportunity to be a part of GPA at the local level. Chapters offer the membership a local venue in which to network and to exchange ideas, methodologies and resources. National membership is a prerequisite for membership in a chapter.

Conference - GPA's annual fall conference has become the PREMIER grants event of the year, offering more than 30 workshops featuring the nation's top experts, round-table discussions, funder presentations, exhibitors and the popular individual proposal review sessions. GPA's annual gathering brings together grants professionals eager to share best practices, stay abreast of trends in our field, and network with peers from across America and abroad. Members receive a $100 discount on conference registration. 

Webinars - GPA's entire catalogue of live and on-demand (recorded) webinars are offered to GPA members for free! This represents nearly $4,200 in annual savings for members. Access more than 80 live and recorded webinars!
 

Publications

Nonprofit Times - All GPA members receive a digital subscription to The NonProfit Times. The digital subscription enables members to easily enjoy and share all articles as well as special guides such as The NonProfit Times Buyers’ Guide and reports like the annual Best Places to Work.   
Thompson Information Services - GPA members receive a 10% discount on all of Thompson's grants publications including the Federal Grants Management Handbook.


Travel

Hertz Car Rental - Save up to 10% off your car rental with Hertz.
HotelStorm - Exclusive hotel savings for GPA members. Save up to 55% over online travel agencies and enjoy the convenience of 24/7 concierge. A great option for professional and personal travel! Contact Kelli Romero, GPA Membership Director for login details or check your email for passcode.

 
 

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