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The Wait is Over! GrantZone Community Launched!
GrantZone is the new 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.

#GrantsWork
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!

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  • 3 Compelling Reasons Strong Needs Statements Improve Grant Proposals

    • Monday, April 24, 2017
    • Lauren Steiner

    As grant writers, our magic power is the ability to convince others through compelling writing that an organization or project is:  

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  • The Road Ahead

    • Thursday, April 13, 2017
    • Mike Chamberlain, CAE

    The last issue of the GPA Grant News included the Annual Reports from GPA and our affiliates, GPCI and GPF. These reports provide a summary of the activities and significant accomplishments of your organizations during 2016. We are committed to building on these successes. Here are just a few of the ways we will be doing this during 2017.

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  • Using Relevant and Current Data in a Needs Statement

    • Thursday, April 13, 2017
    • April Koske

      Developing a strong statement of need that conveys to your reader just how critical your services are to the community is my favorite part of grant writing. It combines using data with personal stories, and if done correctly, spells out exactly the reasons why your services are integral to your community. As someone who enjoys pouring through local data and census tables, I particularly relish compiling data to show trends, needs, and opportunities for growth.

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