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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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Thursday, October 4, noon-1pm
Speaker: Amy Merida, Executive Director of the Greater Round Rock Community Foundation
Funder Relationships: Insider Secrets
Speaker Bio:
Amy is a leader in her field with over fourteen years of nonprofit executive management experience and currently serves as the Executive Director for the Greater Round Rock Community Foundation. Before coming to the Foundation Amy served as the CFO for the Texas Center for the Judiciary for seven years and then spent two and a half years at The Arc of Texas in the same capacity. Her other professional experience includes employment as a Senior Financial Analyst for the Texas Department of Protective Services. She has an extensive background in financial management and analysis, internal and financial controls, executive leadership, nonprofit development, state and federal grants management, as well as strategic planning and board development and retention. Amy has a bachelor's degree in finance from Louisiana State University in Shreveport.

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4800 Manor Road, Bldg. K
​Austin, TX 78723

Free for members
$20 for non-members

Please feel free to bring your lunch.