Archived News

GMN Joins Partners in Asking Foundations for Infrastructure Support (June 13, 2016)

In an open letter to foundations issued in May, Grants Managers Network joined nearly two dozen other organizations in thanking funders for supporting infrastructure while asking the sector to consider the importance of our work.

Grantmakers Look to the Cloud for Systems Solutions (May 24, 2016)

GMN and partners release updated report A Consumers Guide to Grants Management Systems.

GMN Announces Plenary Speakers for 2016 Annual Conference (November 10, 2015)

Grants Managers Network is thrilled to announce that Dr. Jan Young and Dr. Albert Ruesga will be plenary speakers for our 2016 Annual Conference, happening March 14-16, 2016, in New Orleans.

GMN and The Foundation Review Publish Collaborative Issue on Grantmaking Practices (October 21, 2014)

GMN is proud announce the publication of a new issue of The Foundation Review, which we’ve co-edited and focused on grantmaking practices. We invite you to read the Editorial and Executive Summaries.  Subscribers can access the complete issue here. Print copies will be mailed later this month.

Funders Flounder With Technology Tools (September 18, 2014)
According to a new report by the Technology Affinity Group (TAG) and Grants Managers Network (GMN), more than 75 percent of foundation executives were reported to not fully understand the benefits of technology.

A Blueprint for Maximizing Philanthropic Impact (July 14, 2014)
To drive improvement in grants management and support the professional growth of our members, GMN has adopted a new Blueprint for the Future that outlines three key strategies for supporting grantmaking professionals and implementing field-wide change. With these core goals, GMN hopes to maximize the philanthropic impact of a critical sector of philanthropy employees and ensure that grant dollars are delivering great results for grantmakers and their grantees.

Membership Counts: GMN 2013 Annual Report (PDF) (April 30, 2014)
You can hear it in our members’ stories and see it in GMN’s reputation and relationships: Grants Managers Network is a successful  and vital membership organization. Over the last 20 years, the network has achieved more than anyone could have predicted. We’ve grown from two grants managers in a coffee shop to more than 2,600 philanthropy professionals across the nation and even around the world. The milestones we marked ahead of 2013 were the perfect catalysts for new thinking about the way GMN has evolved and what the future might hold.