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Posted by on Jan 2, 2019

No, really. Are you Grant Ready?

No, really. Are you Grant Ready?

In the middle of last week, I was scrolling through my LinkedIn feed for the latest and greatest. And then I had one of those stop everything moments to read the posted article. One of our grants instructors was offering to volunteer her services to save Claude Moore Colonial Farm. Who’s Claude and why does […]

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Posted by on Nov 16, 2018

No Rest After #GPAConf18

No Rest After #GPAConf18

This was going to be a post about how wonderful the 2018 Grant Professionals Association (GPA) Annual Conference in Chicago was – meeting up with friends, finding Url the Squirrel, introducing my colleagues Vera and Lahaja to the grants community, Hamilton… but instead it’s back to regular order. Tuesday, I attended the National Grants Management […]

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Posted by on Oct 2, 2018

Is a push for more Federal Grants certifications sustainable?

Is a push for more Federal Grants certifications sustainable?

The GAO released its report on the Grants Workforce last week and for me there were no surprises. Agencies are still struggling to identify who comprises the grants workforce Some agencies adopted the 1109 job series There’s a drive to a certification…but no consensus on what that should be Adoption of the Financial Assistance Career […]

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