Left to Right (Stacey Smith 2015 President, Olivia Smith-Daugherty 2014 President)
The Grant Professionals Association (GPA), a nonprofit 501 (c) 6 membership association, builds and supports an international community of grant professionals committed to serving the greater public good by practicing the highest ethical and professional standards. To achieve this mission, GPA:
Serves as a leading authority and resource for the practice of grantsmanship in all sectors of the field.
Advances the field by promoting professional growth and development.
Enhances the public image and recognition of the profession within the greater philanthropic, public, and private funding communities.
Promotes positive relationships between grant professionals and their stakeholders.