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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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July Meeting: Moving from the Logic Model to an Evaluation Plan

Thursday, July 6, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Presenter: Reyda Taylor, PhD, founder of PKE Insights
Ever struggle to build an evaluation plan? Your logic model can help you get started. In this presentation, we’ll walk through the basic elements of both a logic model and an evaluation plan, plus discuss how you can use a logic model to help build an evaluation plan.

Free for Members
$20 for Non-Members

Regional Foundation Library
First Floor Conference Room
Texas Music Museum Building
1009 East 11th Street
Austin, TX 78702

Park in the parking lot or on the neighboring street. All parking is free. Feel free to bring an optional brown bag lunch.
August Meeting: Building a Culture of Learning through Data

Thursday, August 3, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Presenter: Jesse Simmons, Data Analytics Manager, St. David's Foundation
This presentation will focus on common barriers and potential solutions to creating a culture shift, espcially how grant professionals can secure buy-in from those beyond the development team.

Free for Members
$20 for Non-Members

Regional Foundation Library
First Floor Conference Room
Texas Music Museum Building
1009 East 11th Street
Austin, TX 78702

Park in the parking lot or on the neighboring street. All parking is free. Feel free to bring an optional brown bag lunch.
GPA Annual Conference

November 8-11, 2017
Paradise Point Resort
San Diego, CA

Details & Registration: https://www.grantprofessionals.org/conference
Scholarship Application: http://www.grantprofessionalsfoundation.org/conference-scholarship-application2/