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GPA Board of Directors Nominations

Do you want to serve GPA on the Board of Directors? Do you know someone who should be on the Board of Directors? Learn more about the process, serving as a director and nominate someone today. Nominations will be accepted until July 19, 2019. 

GPA Salary & Benefits Survey Results
The results of the 2019 GPA Salary and Benefits Surveys have been released. Learn what you are worth! Click here to access the results for Employees and click here to access the results for Consultants.

GPA Annual Conference Registration
Register now for the 2019 GPA Annual Conference that will take place November 6-9 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC. Learn more and Register today!

New Business Alliance Members & Member Benefits!
SmartSimple is a global leader in grants management software, offering uniquely tailored solutions used by over 300 clients in more than 192 countries. Grantmakers of all types and sizes, including global foundations, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies, depend on SmartSimple to enrich their impact story and create greater efficiencies in their granting processes. GPA members receive a $3,000 discount on their first year's costs of a SmartSimple Direct grants management system.

Nonprofit Quarterly is offering all GPA members a 50% discount on the NPQ Fundraising Subscription Bundle. The bundle includes a year subscription to the Nonprofit Quarterly magazine and the Changes in Giving eBook.

New GPA Strategy Paper
Download the newest Strategy Paper titled "Designing Performance Metrics for Grant Professionals: Recommendations from the Field" by Amanda Ellinger Neese, MRA and Julie A. Boll, Med, GPC today!

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  • Ethics and Risk Assessment

    • Friday, July 12, 2019
    • | Posted by Jane Howard

    At the 2018 GPA Annual Conference during the Ethics Discussion Den, we discussed how difficult it can be to make a case for the GPA Code of Ethics to organization decisionmakers who are not Grant Professionals. The concept of Risk Assessment was suggested as a useful framework.

  • Are You Under-Sharing?: The Value of Communicating Successes

    • Tuesday, July 9, 2019
    • | Posted by Kacie Fodness

    When was the last time you took the time to celebrate a funded application? Sure, most of us are thrilled to receive a notice of award and excitedly pass along the news to clients or supervisors. But, if you are anything like me, you quickly return to the next proposal and looming deadline.