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iLearn Live - NEW Virtual Event
Join us on May 7 for GPA's first-ever completely virtual event. Learn more and register!

GPA's Salary Survey
Help us with the 2020 Salary Survey Results. Complete the survey by April 17, 2020. The results will be published in June.

Announcement of 2020 Grant Professional Class of Distinguished Fellow Inductee
The Grant Professionals Association, Grant Professionals Certification Institute, and Grant Professionals Foundation is proud to announce the 2019 Grant Professional Class of Distinguished Fellows Award Recipient. This year’s inductee is Maryn BoessRead more...

Next Level Grant Training
To help advance your grant career in 2020, GPA has arranged an exciting new training program names "Next-Level Grant Training." Click here to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

Social Media

  • So What? How Your Program Will Change the World

    • Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    • | Posted by Lisa SihvonenBinder

    Numbers and other data are superb details to include in your grant proposal's need statement. While these support claims of low-income levels, numbers of youth engaging in drug activity, and how many dogs are euthanized at animal shelters every year, they do little to show the funder the difference your program is really going to make.  

  • Making Connections with Your Team to Advance Your Mission

    • Monday, March 23, 2020
    • | Posted by Keri McDonald

    Have you ever heard a fellow team member say, “I could never ask people for money,”? If I had a dollar for every time I heard programmatic or other non-fundraising staff say this, I wouldn't have to go after as many grant applications!