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The Grant Professional Association (GPA) is a nonprofit membership association that builds and supports an international community of grant professionals committed to serving the greater public good.

Our chapter of GPA represents Austin and the Central Texas area. We meet once a month to hear from local grant makers, continue our professional development, and discuss issues specific to the grant professional community. Come and join us at our next meeting!

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January 17, 2019, 12pm-1pm

Please note, our January meeting will take place on the third Thursday instead of the usual first Thursday.
Topic: Data and Evaluation Plans
Melissa Stewart, LCSW
At this presentation and workshop you will learn about the various types of data collection and evaluation methods, learn how to share data with different stakeholders, and learn how to use data to improve and refine programs. The presentation will include a case student of a nonprofit and their evaluation evolution. You will even have the chance to create your own evaluation plan!

Bio: Melissa Stewart, LCSW, is a senior non-profit professional and a former Director of Programs for the LIVESTRONG Foundation. Her diverse expertise in program development and management, including relationship building, strategic planning, and visionary leadership helped her design and implement comprehensive public health programs for the foundation while in the midst of extraordinary organizational change. Melissa was a pioneer with LIVESTRONG, creating new and previously un-tapped strategies such as non-traditional partnerships that allowed scalable growth while providing more cancer survivors with much needed support services. In 2015, Melissa launched Melissa Stewart Consulting; a high-impact non-profit consulting firm focused on helping organizations solve complex program development and management challenges. She also teaches a graduate level class at the University of Texas Steve Hicks School of Social Work.

Big Brothers Big Sisters
4800 Manor Road, Bldg. K
Austin, TX 78723

Free for members
$20 for non-members

Please feel free to bring your lunch.