Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson
The Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson offers grant writers and others a variety of programs and services to increase their knowledge and success at grant writing, including:
Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson holds webinars and meetings on various grant writing topics such as grant searching, writing, budgeting and follow up reporting. Meetings typically take place from 8:15 - 10:00am.
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.
FREE REFERRAL SERVICE FOR NONPROFITS
The Grant Professionals of Lower Hudson acts as a clearinghouse for grant writing job opportunities, linking nonprofit organizations who are seeking permanent full-time and part-time grant writers or grant writing consultants with agency grant writers looking for employment and grant writing consultants who have availability.
To post an ad for a grant writer or grant writing consultant, please send the job description to GPLH Job Bank Chair. We’ll distribute the opportunity to our membership.
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
The first Wednesday of every other month at 8:30 am you can phone in for an informal conference call with other grant writers, 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.