Now Available! GPA Bluetooth Speaker for sale!
Make it a party anywhere you go thanks to this Bluetooth® speaker! This portable speaker is the perfect companion for smartphones and other multimedia devices. Purchase at the member rate of $10. Buy it now!
2018 Call for Presenters Now Open
GPA is now seeking proposals for breakout session for the 2018 Annual Conference that will take place in Chicago, IL, November 7-10 at the Swissotel. Find out more and submit a proposal!
Top Tips and Best Practices for Grant Professionals
See what a few grant professionals in the industry share as their most successful tips and best practices are!
GPA Announces Board of Director Election Results.
GPA is pleased to announce the results from the Board of Elections. Find out more!
As grant professionals, we spend a great deal of time on many different tasks. While the importance of time invested and resources required to complete said tasks vary tremendously, we are beholden to our calendars. In addition, our priorities tend to be set by upcoming deadlines and leadership goals and expectations. Given these competing priorities, I can sometimes feel overwhelmed by all of the work on my plate. As we start 2018, I want you to consider this becoming your year of efficiency. Let's discuss what this means.
The GPA Board of Directors adopted a new strategic plan for GPA at their meeting in November 2017. This new plan was the culmination of months of work by the GPA Long Range Planning Committee, GPA Board of Directors, and GPA staff with the input of GPA members. The new plan will direct our activities and focus our resources over the next several years in four priority areas.
Yawning, Jane took off her glasses, sat back in her chair and stretched toward the ceiling. It had been a long day; one in which she reviewed proposal after proposal full of statistics, plans, budgets, logic models, and self-boasting. She was bored, and sadly, felt uninspired. With one hour left in the day, she wondered if she could continue. Maybe a cup of coffee would help?