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Monthly archives for September, 2016

Where to Find Funding Opportunities

Here is the latest blog from Heather’s upcoming book, In the Trenches: Grantsmanship.  As a recap from Chapter 2, grant revenue derives from private philanthropy (family foundations, independent private foundations, corporate foundations, and community foundations) and government sources.  There are three types of government grants: federal, state, and local. There are several resources that will […]

Dangerous Fundraising for Grant Profe...

Today’s blog by Danny Blitch, MPA, GPC, provides great tips on how grant writers can (and should) become more knowledgeable about fundraising. Everyone knows a person who was born to sell. Maybe a carefree social media maven who makes marketing and self-promotion look effortless. A construction contractor whose woodwork belongs in a museum display case they designed. […]

Think Like a Funder

Enjoy this latest excerpt from Heather Stombaugh’s upcoming book: In the Trenches: The Holy Grail of Grant Writing. Think like a Funder What are the odds of being funded in a competitive grant making process? To be more competitive, you need to think like the funder thinks and deliver a proposal that speaks to them […]

Last Chance to Register!

Today’s the day! If you would like to attend the First Ohio Grant Professionals Association (GPA) Regional Conference on Friday, September 23, go directly to to to register. The Conference will be held at the Quest Conference Center, 8405 Pulsar Place, Columbus, Ohio 43240. Registration and a Continental Breakfast will be held from 9 a.m. to 9:30 […]

Ready, Set, Ask!

A special thanks to today’s guest blogger, David Gee, of HUB Philanthropic Solutions. David is an experienced development professional with particular expertise in capital campaigns, major gifts, and donor stewardship. Prior to joining the HUB Philanthropic Solutions team, David was the Director of Development for the Chicago Bar Foundation. Football season is in full gear which means that fans […]

One Week to the GPA Conference!

In just seven days you’ll have the opportunity to attend the first regional GPA conference. “Roadways to #Relationships” will be held on Friday, September 23, in Columbus, Ohio at the Quest Conference Center. You do not have to be a GPA member to attend. The conference is by the Miami Valley Chapter of the GPA with […]

The Happy Marriage of Project Managem...

A special thank you for today’s blog written by Rachel Werner, MPA, GPC, PMP, Owner and CEO of RBW Strategy, LLC. Grants professionals do so much outside the confines of traditional “grants” work, and are so busy in general, that we often don’t see ourselves outside of our designated title. I refute this notion with hard data and […]

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Today’s blog is by Barb Wilson ,Owner-SM3, BNI Director Consultant  The most wonderful time of the year is quickly approaching! With Halloween around the corner and Thanksgiving soon behind, the holiday season is creeping up on us and will be here sooner than you think. While it’s almost time to start planning gifts and get togethers, it’s […]

Conference Registration Deadline is A...

What a great deal! For a little over $100 or less than $150, you can attend the information-packed, First Ohio Grant Professionals Association (GPA) Regional Conference next Friday, September 23. But, hurry, the registration deadline is September 21. The Conference will be held at the Quest Conference Center, 8405 Pulsar Place, Columbus, Ohio 43240 Columbus. Registration and […]

Register today for Roadways to #Relat...

Ohio’s First Regional GPA Conference is almost here! The deadline for registration is September 21, 2016. The conference will be held on Friday, September 23, 2016, at the Quest Conference Center, 8405 Pulsar Place, Columbus, Ohio. If you’d like to see what Columbus has to offer, check it out at: A special thank you to the sponsors of […]

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