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Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson, Inc. is a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing fundraising and philanthropy in the lower Hudson Valley through the advancement of grantsmanship. We build and support the non-profit community by providing grant writing education, professional development, advocacy, networking, and support for grant seekers and grant writing professionals.

GPLH members possess skills that go beyond “writing grants.” We are grant strategists. In addition to grant writing, our skill-sets include strategic thinking; prospect and field research; funder cultivation; annual grant planning; logic model and program work preparation; data collection; and nonprofit leadership development. Our professional backgrounds include private grant consultants, Development Directors, Executive Directors, and any other nonprofit role connected to grant-related funding.


  • Increase knowledge of grant writing strategies, techniques, resources, and terminology.
  • Provide nonprofit organizations with answers to their questions about grant seeking.
  • Help organizations find qualified grant professionals to assist with all aspects of grant writing including planning; finding funders; review of existing proposals; editing; preparing full proposals.

  • Connect grant strategists and non-profit professionals to best practices and industry news.

  • Encourage grant strategists to practice their profession with the highest ethical standards: integrity, honesty and truthfulness.

Through these efforts, we seek to improves lives by increasing the amount of grant revenues nonprofits in our area receive.


Founded in 2008, Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson is a nonprofit grant writing education and advocacy organization operating in the lower Hudson Valley.

Our mission is to provide educational opportunities for those involved or interested in the fields of fundraising, specifically grant writing; promote high ethical grant writing standards; and raise public awareness and interest in philanthropy and charitable giving.

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  Association with region's premier grant writing education organization.

  Seasoned professionals to answer your grant writing questions and provide guidance.

  Attendance at quarterly educational meetings and largest listing of grant writing jobs and consulting opportunities.


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Photos of our members at recent Grant Professional of Lower Hudson events.

Upcoming events

    • 01/20/2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
    • via Zoom
    To win more grants, we need to use every tool in the toolbox. Build your skill-set to use social media to steward grant funders throughout the year.

    In this session, we will discuss idea and tips for using social media to build and foster relationships with funders.

    Kindra Dunston, Development and Communications Coordinator at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, will share best practices and suggestions.

    GPLH is offering this event in partnership with AFP-NY, Westchester.


    • 11:45 AM: Announcements & Networking
    • 12:00-1:15 PM: Program


    • Non-members: $25
    • Members: FREE! Join GPLH today and attend this event for free!

    Zoom Link will be sent to registrants the day before the event.

    Renew your membership now and SAVE $20!  Savings for new members as well.  Join or renew now and save!

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