We are the Grants Collaborative of Tampa Bay, composed of local professionals whose primary job responsibilities include grant planning, proposal writing and/or resource development. Over 55 Members include a broad representation from non-profit human service agencies, local government, independent for-profit consultants, schools, colleges and universities, funding sources and those seeking funding. Formed in 1993 as the Pinellas Grants Collaborative, the name was changed in 2006 to reflect the organization's regional membership. Incorporated as a 501(c)(6), we are now known as the Grants Collaborative of Tampa Bay, Inc.
We provide a forum for resource sharing and mentoring as well as networking opportunities and professional development.
We encourage you to explore our web site and join our collaboration of professional grant writers!
Our mission is to enable grant professionals to respond more effectively to funding opportunities.
promote professionalism and excellence in the field. We enable grant professionals to:
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"Foundation Directory Online" has moved to the West St. Petersburg Community Library at St. Petersburg College, 6605 Fifth Avenue North, St. Petersburg. For more information contact Kelly Malizia at (727) 341-7183.
GCTB meetings are held the second Tuesday of the month at Family Resources ( click here for map ). The meeting begins at 9:00 a.m. followed by networking afterwards. The next GCTB meeting is scheduled for September 9, 2014. Prospective members may attend two meetings prior to joining. Annual dues are $25.00.
Meeting Program: "Resources for Grant Writers" - presented by Melissa Clark, Hillsborough Library System.
Save the Date! - Author Roy Peter Clark will be our special presenter for the January 13, 2015 meeting. His topic is "50 Tools for Writers"
2014 Annual Grant Professionals Association Conference – “Building Bridges” is scheduled for October 15-18 at the Doubletree Hotel in Portland, Oregon. Contact: Barb Boggs at 913-788-3000; firstname.lastname@example.org or Click here for more info.
The Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI) is pleased to present the 2013 GPC™ Scholarship recipients. This is the second year the GPC™ Exam is available through electronic testing at nearly 500 testing centers in over 80 countries. Individuals interested in taking the GPC™ have the opportunity to sit for the exam at a date and location of their choosing. Current scholarship recipients have until June 1, 2014, to submit their eligibility packet. The Grant Professionals Foundation is proud to partner with GPCI to provide scholarship support for the Grant Professionals Certification Exam. The GPC™ Scholarship recipients for 2013 are:
Congratulations Lisa! - The Grants Collaborative of Tampa Bay's own Lisa Jackson received the esteemed President's Award at the 2013 GPA Annual Conference on Friday, November 15th in Baltimore MD. Well done Lisa! Click here for photo.
CONGRATULATIONS! to GCTB Membership Chair, Lisa Matzner, who is one of 51 new GPCs after taking the exam in Washington DC.
GCTB members Clare Gorman, Lynne Mullen, Nancy Robbins-Lackey and Diane Sunden passed the GPC exam in November 2010 have provided us with some of their test tips! Click here for 1-4 Click here for 5-9
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