Voting for the 2018 Board of Directors in Now Open!
Vote for your 2018-2020 Board of Directors. Learn more about the candidates and Vote via our online platform (voting only done online through our secure portal and open to members only).
GPA Mentor Match!
GPA's long awaited Mentor Program has launched! Learn more about the program and sign up to be a Mentor or Mentee here.
GrantZone is the new online 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.
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!
As grant writers, we understand what the added promise a site visit from a potential funder represents to the success of a submitted application. That is why when a site visit is requested, we must be the brains and brawn behind preparation and execution.
I was reading a post from a productivity expert recently and she reminded readers that we are headed into the last quarter of 2017 and asked if we have accomplished what we set out to do earlier this year. This reminder gave me the opportunity to reflect on several achievements so far this year and what we have planned for the remainder of this year and beyond.
You just got the call: your funder is coming for a site visit. Is the program ready for a closer look? Either way, it is time to get to work! With some strategy and organization, a site visit will turn out to be a positive experience for the grants manager and project team as it provides the opportunity to reflect and foster further development of the program. All you need is a few simple tools. Seven items recommended from the toolbox of experienced grant managers include: