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The Grant Professional Association is a nonprofit membership association that builds and supports an international community of grant professionals committed to serving the greater public good. Our chapter of GPA represents Austin and the Central Texas area. We meet once a month to hear from local grant makers, to continue our professional development, and to discuss issues specific to the grant writing community. Come and join us at our next meeting!

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Thursday, September 15, 12:05pm-1:00pm

Conversation about Government Grants
Learn how to get them, how to access them, and do’s and don’ts. Kathleen Burnside is a grants consultant who has been successful in obtaining grants from the City of Austin, Texas Workforce Commission, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Labor, among many other public funders. For more information please visit her website at kathleenburnside.com/grant-writing.html.

Free for Members
$20 for Non-Members

Regional Foundation Library
First Floor Conference Room
1009 E. 11th Street, 78702
(the Texas Music Museum Building)

Park in the parking lot or on the neighboring street. All parking is free.
Thursday, August 18, 12:05pm-1:00pm

Community Action Network (CAN) Dashboard
Mary Dodd, Assistant Director of the Community Advancement Network (CAN), will share a presentation on the CAN Dashboard, which provides a statistical overview of the social health and well-being of Travis County and the greater Austin area. The 2016 CAN Dashboard report and its companion website www.cancommunitydashboard.org provide demographic and other data that helps fundraising professionals in understanding and communicating about their community's needs.

Free for Members
$20 for Non-Members

Regional Foundation Library
First Floor Conference Room
1009 E. 11th Street, 78702
(the Texas Music Museum Building)

Park in the parking lot or on the neighboring street. All parking is free.
Thursday, July 21, 12:05pm-1:00pm

Grant Professionals Learning from Each Other
Please bring a challenge you are facing, a problem you need to solve, or even a management issue that is getting in the way of the success of your grant program. There are so many years of experience and areas of expertise among our members! We look forward to a productive exchange of ideas and advice.

Free for Members
$20 for Non-Members

Regional Foundation Library
First Floor Conference Room
1009 E. 11th Street, 78702
(the Texas Music Museum Building)

Park in the parking lot or on the neighboring street. All parking is free.