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Archive October 2018

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What If Everything is a High Priority?


Many of you may remember the commercial from a few decades ago of the woman (likely a grant professional) relaxing in a tub shouting “Calgon, take me away.” If only a bath product such as Calgon, could so easily help us reduce our To-Do list and determine our highest priorities.

Lean Grant Project Management


As all grants professionals know, getting the grant is only the beginning. After developing a winning, persuasive proposal, the project must prepare to achieve what it set out to do. This is often difficult for project teams with limited experience and capacity to manage multiple projects. Not to mention, all the unplanned challenges that inevitably come up along the way.

 

No Trick here – The Treat of Member Online Communities


One aspect of membership associations that I appreciate the most is the brain trust within the membership. In GPA, we have so much knowledge and so many different skills – the more I talk to members, the more I am impressed with our membership. Taking advantage of that brain trust is really a true member benefit. Here’s how:

 

Chapter “Happenings” at Annual Conference in Chicago


Heading to the Annual Conference in November?  Are you a member of a chapter? Wondering how to start a chapter in your area? Well, you are in luck because we’ve got you covered either way!  Everyone is welcome at any of the below chapter-related events.