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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The Grants Collaborative of Tampa Bay is planning their Annual Meeting and Membership Luncheon to be held on Monday, December 9, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Members must make a reservation to attend by sending an email with "RSVP" in the subject line to Lenka Kneschke by Friday, November 29th to be included. The luncheon is free to members, but there's a $25 charge for non-members/guests.
"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 January 14, 2014.
Meeting Program: "Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM)" - Building and Earning Team Buy-In. Presented by Jackie Sue Griffin, MS, Owner, Jackie Sue Griffin & Associates and Mark Vargo, Ph.D., Vice President of Research & Evaluation and Outcomes.
Hillsborough County Grants Collaborative has announced their 2013 Conference, a great opportunity for organizations to gain in-depth knowledge on writing grants. A full day of training by experts in the grant writing field is planned for Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Children's Board of Hillsborough County. Cost is $35 and includes breakfast, materials and lunch. Pre-registration is required. Please click here to see flyer for additional information.
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.
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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