Central Iowa Grant Professionals Association (GPA) is a professional group of grant writers, funders, and other development professionals.
Join us at our bi-monthly meetings in Des Moines as we explore the issues and topics relevant to today’s grant writers. Whether you’re new to grants or have been writing for years, Central Iowa GPA has something to offer everyone:
- Networking with other grant writers and funders
- Professional development and support
- Employment opportunity sharing
- Certification preparation
- And much more!
Central Iowa GPA is a chapter of the Grant Professionals Association – an international organization whose mission is to build and support a community of grant professionals committed to serving the greater public good. Membership in the Grant Professionals Association is not required for those who want to attend Central Iowa GPA chapter meetings, but it is recommended for those who want the full benefits of membership.
Ramona Gaukel, President
Lisa Pagel, Vice President
Mary Kunkle, Treasurer
Anne Thomas, Secretary
The Chapter also has committees for Marketing, Membership and Education.