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GP Distinguished Fellows Award
Do you know a grant professional that has raised the level of awareness in the grant profession through their distinguished achievement and excellence? Nominate them for the 2019 GP Class of Distinguished Fellows! Nominations close April 30th! 

New GPA Strategy Paper
Learn how you can be a better mentor in the grants profession and best practices by reading the newest GPA Strategy Paper by Dr. Mollie Bond, Ed.D. Read the paper.

Members Only Access Has Changed
We have been working hard to enhance the member experience on our website. Once logged in as a member, the benefits can be accessed under the Membership/Benefits tab. This is where benefits will be listed in additional tabs, access to GrantStation, volunteer information, and more. To view account information and to renew, members will still log in and click on the "Your Account" link in the upper right of the page. Questions on where we've moved things to, please contact

Social Media

  • Living a Double Life

    • Thursday, April 18, 2019
    • Mary Welsh Schlueter

    As both a CEO and Development Executive, I exist in two competing realities demanding extremely different skillsets. However, instead of playing Jekyll and Hyde, I connect the executive functions of strategic planning with the departmental skillsets of grant writing and program development. In today's competitive funding world, the executive who becomes adept at practicing cross-functional, multi-disciplinary work skills will realize the biggest asset in driving organizational growth.

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  • Ruminations about a grant professional’s obligations

    • Thursday, April 18, 2019
    • Melinda Gormley

    Some sponsors and funding programs limit the number of references that can be included with a proposal. They may do this by capping the number of references allowed, by limiting the number of pages for citations, or by requiring that the references be included in the main proposal and adhere to that section's page limit.

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  • Using the Scrum Framework to Assist In Your Prioritization of Grant Projects

    • Monday, April 15, 2019
    • Diane Leonard

    How can post-it notes, sharpie markers, and a white board help transform the prioritization process for your grant applications as an organization?   It sounds like a bad joke leftover from April Fool's Day, and the simple answer is that of course the tools can't transform your process.

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