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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

Attend the 2017 GPA Annual Conference in San Diego, CA, November 8-11 at the Paradise Point Hotel. Register now and reserve your Hotel Room for THE Premier Event for Grant Professionals.

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!

Social Media

  • What is 10 Percent of a Million Dollars?

    • Monday, July 24, 2017
    • Arthur Davis, GPC

    Potential clients sometimes ask if I can work on a commission basis: if the application is successful, I will get a percentage of the award. At first, it sounds like a win for everyone because the nonprofit does not spend any money on an unsuccessful application, while the grant professional has the potential to earn a far higher rate. What is 10 percent of a million dollars? Let me get my calculator.  

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  • Three Ways to Maximize Your Budget Narrative

    • Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    • April Koske

    How many of us have discarded the budget narrative as only a secondary or tertiary question on a grant request? How many times have you waited until the end of the application, putting the least amount of time or effort into this question?  

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  • Three Tips for Mastering the Evaluation Plan

    • Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    • Bernadette Wright

    Authors: Bernadette Wright, PhD and Ladel Lewis, PhD The quality of your evaluation plan can make or break your chances of getting funding to support your mission and beneficiaries. In some grant opportunities I have seen, the quality of your evaluation plan counts for 20% or more of your proposal's total score.  

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