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Friday, March 9, 2018

Chicago GPA Chapter March Meeting

Start Date: 3/9/2018 11:00 AM CST
End Date: 3/9/2018 3:00 PM CST

Venue Name: State Street Macy’s Culinary Studio

111 N. State Street
7th Floor
Chicago, IL  United States  60602

Organization Name: Chicago GPA Chapter

Erika Gryniewicz
Phone: 773-322-2168

The Grant Professionals Association (GPA) held its annual conference on November 8
th – 11th in San Diego. With more than 750 attendees, this was our biggest conference ever! Grant professionals from across the country gathered to share their top tips and best practices on dynamic topics ranging the grants spectrum – everything from creating grant budgets and reading nonprofit financials to mentoring for professional growth and attaining the Grant Professional Certified (GPC) credential. For our February meeting, Chicago chapter members will provide
mini presentations on these topics and share lessons learned.

Our members will be presenting on the following topics:

Mentoring: A Tool for Building You and Others into Better Grant Professionals

The Financial Side of Grant Writing: Building Budgets and Reading Financial Statements

Attaining Your GPC: What You Need to Know


11:00-11:30    Registration and Networking time

11:30-12:00    Chapter Meeting

12:00-12:45    Lunch – Entrée Salad served with a roll and Macy’s cookie. You will need to select from the following options when you register:

Kale and Quinoa Salad-quinoa, roasted sweet potatoes, chopped kale, cranberries, and walnuts, with maple tahini dressing

 Butternut Squash, Fig, and Oven-Roasted Chicken Salad-diced roasted butternut squash, onions, caramelized figs, crumbled goat cheese, orange segments, and slow roasted chicken over fall greens with poppy seed dressing

 Autumn Crunch Pasta Salad -cheese tortellini, chopped pecans, chopped celery, dried cranberries, golden raisins, crumbled feta cheese, and arugula, with oven-roasted tomato vinaigrette


12:45-2:15    Program: “2017 National Conference Round Up

2:30-3:00    Committee Meetings – Everyone is encouraged to participate on a committee – help us make our organization great!

Pricing for Event:      $25 – Chicago Chapter members (with Promo code); $40 – nonmembers (this includes National members who are not Chicago Chapter members)


Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 3/2/2018 5:00 PM

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