Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson
The Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson offers a variety of programs and services, to help grant writers gain knowledge and increased grant writing success, and to help further the grant writing profession and strengthen the nonprofit community in our region:
Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson holds webinars and meetings on various grant writing topics such as grant searching, writing, budgeting and follow up reporting.
Visit our Events page for upcoming meeting details.
Past topics have included:
Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson provides assistance and answers to individuals who have questions regarding State registration, industry trends, becoming a grant writer, finding funding for a particular project, etc.
JOB LISTING SERVICE
Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson acts as a clearinghouse for grant writing job opportunities.
Nonprofit organizations that are seeking grant writers (full time, part time, permanent, contract) can share their listing with us, and we will distribute the opportunity to our members via email.
If you are seeking a grant writer or grant writing consultant, please view our Job Listings page to learn how we can help.
GPLH maintains a list of grant writers who can speak to your group on various grant writing topics (e.g. writing mechanics, grant searching, vetting funding sources, budgeting). Some charge a speaking fee; others do not.
To obtain a copy of the speaker's bureau list, contact one of the GPLH Co-Presidents.
Several GPLH members are available to review your grant document at an hourly rate and give you their unbiased opinions/suggestions.
To hire an editor, contact our Job Bank Chair who will send the request to our members.
GPLH provides numerous opportunities throughout the year to network with other grant professionals in the area who share your passion for grant writing. Networking takes place in person and via GPLH CONNECTION conference calls, webinars and email between members.
Visit our Events page for a listing of upcoming seminars and networking events.
GPLH CONNECTION CONFERENCE CALL
Every other month, GPLH holds an informal ZOOM meeting where you can talk with other grant writers, to ask grant questions, get advice and share news.
Some recently discussed topics included:
GPLH members receive instructions to call in to our monthly conference calls.
GPLH sends out regular correspondence, including information on upcoming educational opportunities and conferences, job postings and grant industry news. We also maintain a free Future Member e-mail list whose recipients receive notification of upcoming meetings.
The Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson operates an Internship Program for individuals interested in becoming a grant writer, so they can obtain experience. We will link you up with a professional writer who will give you real projects to work on. The internship is non-paid, but there is the potential to be hired by the mentor. If you are a consultant or in-house writer interested in sharing your knowledge and experiences, please consider being a mentor. It can be for a couple projects or an on-going experience.
For more information, contact our Internship Chair.
MEET THE FUNDERS PANEL
Every other year with the Association of Development Officers, GPLH hosts a funder panel for attendees to obtain tips from funders to increase the likelihood of their grants being funded.
Watch our Events page for details.