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GPA Logo Usage Policy

Grant Professionals Association Logos, Use of
 

The Grant Professionals Association (GPA) logo and the International Grant Professionals Day (IGPD) logo are registered service marks and may not be altered in any way without permission.
 

As the GPA logo signifies endorsement by or affiliation with the Grant Professionals Association, its use is strictly governed. Use of the logo is limited to the GPA Headquarters and its chapters. The logo is not intended for use by individual members. Current members of GPA may use the GPA Member Badge for the current year.
 

The IGPD logo signifies support and participation in the International Grant Professionals Day event which occurs annually in March. This logo may be used by chapters, members, event sponsors, and Business Alliance Participants to promote their support of or participation in IGPD activities. The IGPD logo cannot be displayed in any manner that implies sponsorship, endorsement, or license by the GPA. The GPA reserves the right to terminate or modify permission to display the IGPD logo at any time.
 

GPA Use - The GPA logo may be used by the GPA on materials such as stationery, publications, and communications; on technical and educational materials; and on resale and giveaway items which are in good taste. Uses may be in print, electronic or in such other manner as may be appropriate.
 

Chapter Use - GPA Chapters may use the GPA logo on materials such as stationery, publications and communications; and on technical and educational materials. Uses may be in print, electronic or in such other manner as may be appropriate. All uses must be in accordance with the visual standards and guidelines developed by the GPA. Chapters may also use the GPA logo on resale and giveaway items which are in good taste, provided that such use is approved in advance by the GPA.
 

Member Use - The GPA grants members of the association permission to display the GPA Member Badge on their website, digital platforms and printed material so long as the member is in good standing with GPA. Any use of the GPA Member Badge online must be hyperlinked directly to the GPA website at www.grantprofessionals.org. The Member Badge may not be altered - no changes can be made to the color, text, shape, scale, and orientation. The Member Badge cannot be displayed in any manner that implies sponsorship, endorsement, or license by the GPA. The GPA reserves the right to terminate or modify permission to display the GPA Member Badge at any time.
 

Approved Trainer Use - The GPA grants individuals who have been approved by GPA as GPA Approved Trainers permission to display the GPA Approved Trainer Badge on their website, digital platforms and printed material so long as the member is in good standing within the GPA Approved Trainer program. Any use of the GPA Approved Trainer Badge online must be hyperlinked directly to the GPA website at www.grantprofessionals.org. The GPA Approved Trainer Badge may not be altered - no changes can be made to the color, text, shape, scale, and orientation. The GPA Approved Trainer Badge cannot be displayed in any manner that implies sponsorship, endorsement, or license by the GPA. The GPA reserves the right to terminate or modify permission to display the GPA Approved Trainer Badge at any time.
 

Affiliate Use - The GPA maintains an important and unique relationship with our two primary affiliates, the Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI) and the Grant Professionals Foundation. Due to this unique relationship, the GPA and affiliates grant each other a non-exclusive, royalty-free, revocable license to display the most recent version of each organizations logos on their websites with a hyperlink to the homepage of the respective organization. Any additional requests for use of the GPA logo by the GPCI or the GPF shall be submitted in writing to the Membership & Marketing Director, who shall oversee such requests and, as necessary and appropriate, forward such requests for consideration by the GPA Chief Executive Officer who may consult with the GPA President and/or the GPA Board of Directors.
 

Exhibitors/Sponsors/Partner/Business Alliance Participant Use - Exhibitors at GPA events, Sponsors, Partners, and Business Alliance Participants that are eligible to use the GPA logo and/or designated partner/GPA Business Alliance logo will have a non-exclusive, royalty-free, revocable license to display the most recent version of the appropriate GPA logo(s) on their website which must be hyperlinked directly to the GPA website at www.grantprofessionals.org or in their own offline materials solely to identify their participation as a GPA Exhibitor, Sponsor, Partner, or Business Alliance Participant in accordance with the appropriate written agreement. Any additional requests for use shall be submitted in writing to the Membership & Marketing Director, who shall oversee the review of such requests and, as necessary and appropriate, forward such requests for consideration by the GPA Chief Executive Officer who may consult with the GPA President and/or the GPA Board of Directors.
 

External Use - No outside entity may use the GPA logo without the written permission of the GPA. All requests for use shall be submitted in writing to the Membership & Marketing Director, who shall oversee the review of such requests and, as necessary and appropriate, forward such requests for consideration by the the GPA Chief Executive Officer who may consult with the GPA President and/or the GPA Board of Directors.