Virtual and In-Person Attendance Options

Title Sponsor

Lunch Sponsor

In Person Opportunity

Local photographer Pin Lim will hold mini headshot sessions on-site at the conference. The headshots will be professionally edited, and the cost is only $20! Invitations to sign up will be emailed, but if you want more information now, email Miranda.Morris@houstontx.gov. Sessions are limited!

In Person Opportunity

This year we will hold an after conference networking event. Meet us at Verde Green for Tex Mex, a margarita, and to chat with in person presenters and attendees!

Johna Rodgers, GPC

Keynote Address

My Boss is Going to Hell or Jail

Kate Dearing Fowler

Lunch Speaker

Trends in Foundation Giving: What Grant Writers Need to Know

Dr. Beverly Browning

Closing Session

The W’s of our Profession (Who do you see in the mirror?)

Dr. Tracy ButlerThe Art of Prospecting: How to Find the Right Grants for Your Organization

Autumn KeckThe Grant Cycle: How to Elevate Your Grant Before You Hit Submit

Scot ScalaBest Practices for the Grant Professional in Managing the Post-Grant Award Phase

Rachel WernerBuilding a Strong Grants Compliance Team

Joyce Akins – The Case for Collaboration

Allison Boyd, GPC, Amanda Day, GPC, & Kimberly Hays de Muga, GPC – Starting and Growing Your Consultancy

Kara Mostowy – It’s Like Herding Cats: Become a Grants Management Expert

Linda Beeman, GPC, Olivia Smith-Daughtery, GPC, Stacy Fitzsimmons, GPC, & Johna Rodgers, GPCEthics Panel: Ethics Today and for the Future

Miranda Morris & Leah Knoble – Data – It’s Not Only a Character in Star Trek

Rachel WernerBuilding a Strong Grants Compliance Team

Patrina Pelton-SmithHow to Guide Non-Profit Organizations to Grant Readiness

Allison Boyd, GPC Strategies for Identifying, Pursuing, Receiving, and Managing Federal Grants

Stacy Fitzsimmons, GPCGetting to Go/No-Go: Soothing the Agony with a Decision Matrix