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GPC Exam scholarship applications

GPC Exam scholarship applications are open from May 16 to June 20.

Every year, Grant Professional Certification Institute (GPCI) and the Grant Professionals Foundation support GPC™ Scholarships for our members. The scholarships are open to any individual interested in applying and eligible to sit for the exam.

Scholarship applicants are responsible for registering for the exam in addition to filling out the scholarship application. To learn more about this process, visit the Grant Professionals Certification Institute website at

To apply for a GPC Exam Scholarship, just click on the link below. You’ll be taken to the ZoomGrants website where you can complete your application.

Apply for a GPC Exam Scholarship

GPA annual conference scholarship applications

GPA annual conference scholarship applications are open from May 1 to June 20. GPF offers scholarships for registration and lodging from 2 memorials. The Chuck Howard Legacy Scholarship & Endowment Fund covers the GPA’s Annual Conference registration and lodging costs for a GPA member in need of financial support to advance his/her professional development. The… Continue Reading

GPA membership scholarship applications

The GPF supports education that provides knowledge to grant professionals, advocacy that gives them greater access to funding and credentialing that establishes and promotes excellence in the field. To support our partner, the Grant Professionals Association (GPA), and increase GPA Chapters’ capacity, the GPF offers GPA membership scholarships. GPA membership scholarship cycles are from February… Continue Reading

Regional conference sponsorship applications

Open to all GPA chapters across the country, GPF conference sponsorships are designed to provide your chapter with a financial boost to improve the quality of professional development. The GPF invests at least $2,000 a year in conference sponsorships. To apply for a GPF Regional Conference Sponsorship, your chapter must: Tell the GPF in 250… Continue Reading

7 GPC Scholarships Awarded

Seven Grant Professionals Certification (GPC) Scholarships were awarded through joint support from the Grant Professionals Foundation (GPF) and Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI). Congratulations to our new scholars! Erin Leigh Birch, Gallatin, TN Dale Braden, Milwaukie, OR Arthur Davis, Portland, OR Amy Knudsen, Des Moines, IA Anna Kraxner, Kansas City, MO Cydney Peters, Houston, TX… Continue Reading

Welcome new board members!

The Grant Professionals Foundation is pleased to introduce and welcome our new board members: Judy Riffle, Ed.D. Nicole Sibilski, GPC Fayre Crossley, MBA, GPC Ericka Harney, ABD, CAE, CFRE, GPC, CVA Margit Brazda Poirier, GPC, MS Thank you for you volunteering your time, talent, and resources to advancing the grants profession! Continue Reading

Thank you GPA Chapters!

Thank you, GPA Chapters! 2016 Every Chapter Challenge was a grand success. You contributed over $8,000 to advance the grant profession. Our goal for 2017 is $10,000! The Every Chapter Challenge is a national campaign to raise funds for the grant profession. The Grant Professionals Foundation relies upon the philanthropic and competitive spirit of GPA chapters and… Continue Reading

An amazing Silent Auction!

Simply amazing! Our annual Silent Auction in Atlanta was without a doubt a wonderful success. Thank you to the entire grant professional community. We hope you are enjoying your books, wine, jewelry, gift card/certificate, or other item you took home. If you won a trip to Costa Rica, South Africa, or some other exotic destination, think… Continue Reading

#GPAConf16 & Silent Auction in Atlanta Nov. 9-12, 2016

#GPAConf16 & Silent Auction in Atlanta Nov. 9-12, 2016

Congratulations again to all those who won a scholarship from the Grant Professionals Foundation (GPF) to attend the national Grant Professionals Association (GPA) conference in Atlanta from Nov. 9-12, 2016! Here are some comments from our fabulous #GPAConf16 scholars who are so excited to learn from, network with, and have fun with their fellow grant… Continue Reading

GPF Silent Auction: See Your Name in Lights

See Your Name in Lights! The GPF Silent Auction is just around the corner! You can bid on some fantastic items to grow your craft, enjoy a night out, find adventure, and satisfy your taste buds. Baskets and selections of food and wine, chocolates, and cheeses, jewelry, sports memorabilia, photography, and handcrafted items Trips far… Continue Reading

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