2019 Calendar


All meetings are held at the United Way Houston located at 50 Waugh Drive, Houston from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.



Date Meeting Topic/Presenter

August 16, 2018

Hurricane Harvey” Where are we a year later? What is happening with funding in a time of need? (Presenter from the United Way)


September 20, 2018

“GPA Mentoring” (Presenter-Shellie Casey-Hoffman)
October 18, 2018 “Federal Grants: Using Workspace” (Presenters- Olivia Smith-Daugherty, Pasadena ISD, Jane Zimbaldi, Baker-Ripley. Talk about pre-requisites/requirements/systems
November 14, 2018

“Power Tools for Non-Profits”

December 13, 2018

“Holiday Luncheon”

January 17, 2019

How the Greater Houston Community Foundation supports Houston nonprofits” (Presenter-Eileen Alexander, GHCF)

February 21, 2019

“Free Tools to help every grant writer”

March 21, 2019

“GPC” (Presenter-Allison Boyd)

 April 18, 2019 “Southeast Texas Chapter Conference”


May 16, 2019

“The Softer Side of Being a Grant Writer”-Life Coach/methods to reduce stress

June 20, 201

Executive Board Retreat


*GPA national membership costs $209 and Southeast Texas Chapter (SETC) dues are $25. If you are not a GPA member and would like to attend meetings, a $17 fee is required per meeting (includes lunch). Sandwiches, chips and cookie are provided for a $10 fee per person for GPA-SETC members.