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Central Iowa GPA

We are working to create a new online experience for you. New website to launch in September 2018.

Is the Grant Professionals Association for you?

Are you looking for a place to learn more about grants? Do you wish you had a network of colleagues that you could turn to with grant-related questions? Have you done a little grant writing and are interested in learning more? Then the Central Iowa Chapter of the Grant Professionals Association is for you. 

For a list of trainings and events that we have offered over the past three years click on the button below.

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Our Chapter Continues to Grow

Consider joining us to make more out of your career as a grant professional. The Central Iowa GPA is a robust group of over 60 active members. We are the only grants-focused professional development group the community. 

You are welcome to attend one chapter meeting for free. After your initial visit, you are invited to become a member. It is that easy! Feel free to email (below) us for information about the next meeting or check out our Facebook page in the footer below. 

Ramona Gaukel, GPC President
Central Iowa Chapter Grant Professionals Association
515-246-2513 office

Meeting times and location

Our meetings last 90 minutes. We have a short business meeting (15 minutes or less) followed by a training topic.

You are welcome to come a little early or stay after the meeting for networking with other grant professionals.

Most chapter meetings are held at United Way of Central Iowa, 1111 Ninth Street, Des Moines, Conference Center, Room F.

The regular meeting time is from 8:30-10:00 a.m. on the third Tuesday of every-other month.

Remaining meeting dates for 2018 are:

Tuesday, July 17
Tuesday, September 18
Tuesday, November 20

You do not need to RSVP to attend chapter meetings.


Executive Committee:

Ramona Gaukel

Sarah Becker

Lisa Pagel

Elizabeth Kozor

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Office: +1 515-246-2513

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