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Ohio-Great Lakes Virtual Chapter

Great Lakes Chapter


Welcome to the Great Lakes Chapter of the Grant Professionals Association.  We are the first virtual chapter to connect grant professionals across the country.


We have recently begun recruiting members in the Great Lakes area and welcome members who reside in any of the GPA geographic regions to join our chapter.  


Chapter Meetings


We invite you to attend our monthly virtual meetings held on the 4th Tuesday of the month from 3:30-4:30 pm Eastern. All meetings will be conducted through GoToMeeting. This is a great opportunity to connect, exchange ideas, and discuss topics relating to the grants profession.


Entry-level membership is $10

Annual chapter dues are $25


We welcome your interest and participation in the Great Lakes Chapter. Please direct all inquiries to Chapter President Manda Rice at

Chapter Officers

Manda Rice
Mercy Health

Melissa Rupp
Vice President
OSU Extension

Gabriele Beck
Goodwill Industries
Elizabeth Tore
Mercy Health