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Voting for the 2018 Board of Directors in Now Open!
Vote for your 2018-2020 Board of Directors. Learn more about the candidates and Vote via our online platform (voting only done online through our secure portal and open to members only).

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

GrantZone
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.

#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!

Social Media

  • Up to the Last Minute: A Cautionary Tale

    • Monday, September 18, 2017
    • Kat Champigny

    We have read over and over again that it is better to submit a proposal earlier than on the day it is due. Yet even with the best intentions, we often end up working right up until that deadline. As grant writers, we all have tales to tell: horror stories that are funny now, but definitely not then. Here's my embarrassing, completely true story.   

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  • Getting Your Ducks in a Row Before the Deadline

    • Monday, September 11, 2017
    • Lisa SihvonenBinder

    Grant professionals know there are common attachments required for most grant applications that are usually readily available. But sometimes, funders want documents that aren't as easy to find or need to fit certain specifications. How can you be prepared to have all the docs you need ready before it's time to hit the submit button or mail the hard copy proposal? Read on for some tips that might help you prepare.  

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  • Emergency Preparedness for Grant Professionals

    • Tuesday, September 5, 2017
    • Jodi Samuels

    My favorite mantra as a grant professional is “Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.” This philosophy can be particularly pertinent for the submission phase of your application process.

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