Human Library


Visit the GPA Human Library and ask our Librarian to "Check Out" one of our leading authorities in the grants profession. You will have the opportunity to spend 15 minutes asking any questions you may have about the grants profession or their area of specialty. Should your resource not be reserved for the next fifteen minutes, you have the option to check them out for an additional 15 minutes. 

The Human Library will be located in Double Excecutive 713&715. Our "resources" will be available at the times they are listed below. More resources will be added as they are confirmed.


Resources Available Thursday, November 9 from 4:00 PM - 5:00PM:
Pauline Annarino - Categories: 1) Program Design, 2) Evaluation 

Bev Browning - Categories: 1) Logic models,  2) SMART objectives,  3) From employee to consultant, 4) Managing other grant writers, 5) Expert witness skill sets, 6) Setting your consulting fees accordingly (this means tossing out flat fees and not publishing your rates)

Bernard Turner - Categories: 1) Grants in a higher education environment - working with faculty, staff, and administrators., 2) Program Officer perspective - the other side of the desk., 3) Grant consultation., 4) Facilitating grant writing workshops for community-based nonprofits, faith-based, and higher education organizations., 5) Grant reviews - national and local philanthropic organizatons, state and federal funding agencies.

Resources Available Friday, November 10 from 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM:
Karen Norris - Categories: 1) pre-award, 2) post-award, 3) audit, 4) closeout - subject matter expert, 5) federal grants compliance, 6) consulting, 7) training, 8) writing, 9) editing, 10) uniform guidance

Rich Redfearn - Categories: 1) Grants in Higher Education, 2) Indirect costs in grant budgets, 3) Narrative writing for scientific grants

Johna Rodgers - Categories: 1) Program Design, 2) Education, 3) Federal, 4) OMB guidance, 5) Consulting, 6) Burnout, 7) Boss-Grant Pro Relationships, 8) Day-to-Day Ethics

Resources Available Friday, November 10 from 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM:
Debbie DiVirgilio - Categories: 1) Faith based, 2) Board of Directors/Nonprofit Development, 3)Consulting Success

Lucy Morgan - Categories: 1) Federal Grant Management-Post-Award, 3) Uniform Guidance Compliance, 4) Training, 5) Workforce Development

Gail Widner - Categories: 1) Writing and Editing, 2) Understanding Grant RFPs, 3) Program Design, 4) Logic Modeling, 5) Proposal Development, 6) Grants Management, 7) Grants Reporting

Resources Available Saturday, November 11 from 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM:
Cheryl Kester - Categories: 1) Federal Grants, 2) Consulting, 3) Evaluation

Jo Miller - Categories: 1) Consulting, 2) Social Media

Sharon Skinner - Categories: 1) Project Feasibility, 2) Proposal Development, 3) Grants Management, 4) Indirect Costs

Resources Available Saturday, November 11 from 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM:
Kent Hornberger - Categories: 1) How to secure a teaching position for grant development and writing at an institution of higher education, 2) Teaching grantsmanship workshops for not for profit organizations, 3) Establishing fee schedules for grants consulting, 4) Establishing your own grants consulting business

Diane Leonard - Categories: 1) Federal, 2) Consulting, 3) Pre-award, 4) Post-award, 5) Training, 6) GPA Approved Trainer, 7) Proposal Development, 8) Grant Teams, 9) Board of Director Involvement in Grant Process, 10) Project Management, 11) Mock Review

Heather Stombaugh - Categories: 1) nonprofit leadership and management, 2) fundraising/development, 3) needs statement, 4) clinical research, 5) grant writing