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Looking for Grant Training?

Are you a grant professional that is looking for additional grant training? Do you need to enhance your skills to help further your career? Need to be inspired and reinvigorated?

Find all of this and more at the 2019 Grant Professionals Association's Annual Conference. During #GPAConf19, grant professionals gather to exchange strategies, solutions, resources, and more. With almost three days of learning, growing, and finding inspiration, attendees are equipped with a year’s worth of support in their daily responsibilities as grant professionals.

Learn more about why you should attend the highlight of the year for the grant industry below.

THE Premier Event for Grant Professionals®



Breakout Sessions to Help You Grow Professionally
Attend fantastic breakout sessions from some of the industry's top experts! There are over 70 to choose from.

Earn CEUs towards the GPC and CFRE. See a few top picks below.
  • Crash Course in DAFs: An Introduction to Donor-Advised Funds for the Nonprofit Professional - Presented by Kristin Raack
    Donor-Advised Funds (DAFs) are philanthropy's fastest-growing vehicle. This session will address what DAFs are, how they differ from other types of donations, and how they fit into a funding strategy.

  • Getting Unstuck: How to write (a grant) when you're stuck - Presented by Johna Rodgers, GPC, GPA Approved Trainer
    The clock is ticking. Loudly. You can't seem to write a decent sentence. You begin to panic. You're stuck. But you need not be. Come learn a few tricks of the trade to move from puzzled to prolific.

  • Using Data to Strengthen Your Proposals - Presented by Cheryl Kester, CFRE, GPC, GPA Approved Trainer & Kaylin Mason
    Knowing which data to use and when can help your proposals stand above the crowd. We'll cover using data to support the Need section in proposals of all sizes and complexity.
  • Writing Isn't an Art, It's a Skill: The Fundamentals of a Well-Written Narrative - Presented by Nicole Sibilski, GPC
    Great writing is about logic, clarity, and flow. We'll discuss the tenets of essay writing and how these rules will make you a better and more effective grant writer. For the new and seasoned pro.

*Are you into more of the management side of grants? We can help you with that too!

Keynote Speakers to Help You Unleash Your Power

Learn how to "Unleash the Full Potential (of the non-profit world & grants) through Collaboration" with opening session keynote speaker Vu Le (writer, speaker and blogger for


Learn how to improve your well-being at work and your organization’s culture through tools such as mindfulness, finding meaning, engagement, gratitude, the power of relationships, mindset, and stress management with closing session keynote speaker Tara Davis (Director of Staff Well-Being and Engagement at the American Psychological Association).

Connect with Others in the Grant Industry
Build your professional network with over 900 other grant professionals from all areas of practice within the grant industry.

Exchange ideas with others & build best practices during our Discussion Dens
Ask our Librarian to "Check Out" one of our leading authorities in the grants profession during the Human Library and spend 15 minutes asking any questions you may have about the grants profession or their area of specialty.

Like what you see? Register today before we sell out!


Can't make it to the 2019 Annual Conference? Don't worry! We've got you covered! 
You can still be part of the conference from the comfort of your office or home through our Live Stream Option.
Click the link below to learn more.