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The 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 educational enrichment, advocacy, networking, professional development, and support for grant seekers and grant writing professionals. 


  • Increase grant writers’ knowledge of grant writing terminology, techniques, strategies and resources.
  • Provide nonprofit organizations with the answers to their grant writing questions and  help them find qualified grant professionals.
  • Help grant writers and non-profit professionals stay connected to grant writing best practices and industry news.
  • Encourage grant writers to practice their profession with the highest ethical standards: integrity, honesty and truthfulness.
  • Encourage increased grant donations to the nonprofits in the lower Hudson Valley.


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

    • 10/06/2021
    • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    • virtual

    Don't miss the next

    GPLH Grant Connections Call, Wednesday, October 6 at 8:30am.

    This is a Members-Only Benefit.

    Questions about the upcoming grants or strategies? Ask your colleagues for advice!

    Every other month we host a 60-minute members-only Zoom meeting. Join from your home, car, or office. Stay on as long as you like -- from 5 to 60 minutes. Ask questions, share industry news, and listen and learn.  We support each other!

    These informal calls are an open forum where you can ask questions, get advice from your peers, vent frustrations, support each other, and share what trends we are seeing: In short, help each other Win More Grants!


    Zoom LInk: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86495698119?pwd=Zm9kWUZjL0RpSVIzUm5pb3hNbGJUQT09

    Meeting ID: 864 9569 8119

    Passcode: 451782

    To submit questions ahead of time, send to info.gplh@gmail.com.

    Warm regards,

    Alison Paul and Nancy Keane


    • 10/13/2021
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Virtual

    Meet the Funders, a collaboration between GPLH and ADO, is back!

    Join us for this virtual panel of four program officers. Increase your chances of winning more grants by learning from their advice and guidance. Panelists will highlight what stands out in a proposal, pet peeves, and much more. There will be ample time to answer questions from attendees.


    • Jennifer Drake: Senior Program Officer, Dyson Foundation
    • Lutonya Russell-Humes: Senior Director, Fund for Women & Girls, Fairfield County Community Foundation
    • Lisa Morris:  Assistant Vice President, Public Relations & Corporate Communications, Hudson Valley Credit Union
    • Diane Sierpina: Director of Justice Initiatives, The Tow Foundation.  

    Moderator: Maureen Fox, Chief Development Officer, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley.

    Registration link: https://adoonline.org/event-4489858

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

    Free! Courtesy of ConEdison

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