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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:

  • Everything You Wanted to Know About Becoming a GPC
  • Is Government Funding Right for You?
  • Grant Seeking
  • Creating Compelling Budgets
  • Demystifying the Foundation Directory Online
  • On-line Grant Applications
  • Writing a Winning Corporate Grant
  • What Can You Learn From a 990?
  • Evaluations and the Role in Grant Writing
  • Mastering Logic Models
  • Cultivation: How to Build Lasting Relationships with Grant Makers
  • The Grant Writing - Social Media Connection
  • Consolidated Funding Application/Process and CDBG Funding
  • Ethics in Grantsmanship
  • And more.


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.

Contact us with any questions: info.gplh@gmail.com


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 us: info.gplh@gmail.com


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 us so we can send the request to our members: info.gplh@gmail.com



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.


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:

  • Strategies for NYS line item grants, including when and how to contact your local representative.
  • Foundations providing STEM funding.
  • What to do when your organization is changing to a new fiscal year reporting time period v. financial reporting for calendar-year grants.
  • How to continue to cultivate a relationship with a funder after a rejection.
  • Creating a comprehensive grant plan, including the best grant tracking software.
  • Ideas and leads for grant prospect research and overall donor prospecting.
  • Administrative fees as part of grant applications and grant administration, including the grant writer’s compensation to administer the grant
  • And more.

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.

For membership information or to be added to our Future Member email list, visit our Membership Page or contact us: info.gplh@gmail.com


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 us: info.gplh@gmail.com


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.

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