Grants Managers Network’s programs are centered on the two core components of our mission:

  • improving grantmaking by advancing the knowledge, skills, and abilities of grants management professionals
  • leading grantmakers to adopt and incorporate effective practices that benefit the philanthropic community

Learning Programs

GMN’s Annual Conference brings together grants management professionals, thought leaders in philanthropy, and technology and other vendors to tackle the most pressing issues for grantmaking. Join us in San Diego for our 2014 annual conference.

The GM Guide is a one-of-a-kind publication that teaches professionals how to do the work of grants management. It is a comprehensive source of information about grantmaking.

Regional Chapters are the local learning hubs for GMN’s members. In 14 regions around the country, grantmaking colleagues meet to share knowledge and network.

GMN’s Member Community pre-dates modern social media and is chock full of knowledge, advice, personal experiences, and welcoming mentors. It is our most popular member benefit and the core of GMN’s 

Staffing Grants Management is a publication that defines the numerous roles of grants management and its importance in organizations where program, finance, communications, application, approval, and administrative functions overlap.

Effective Practices

Project Streamline is a collaboration focused on decreasing administrative burdens on grantseekers by streamlining application and reporting practices.

GMNsight: Advancing Grantmaking is a professional journal written for and by grants management professionals and subject area experts. The journal presents topics of increasing importance to the field of grantmaking and strives to begin and sustain diverse conversations about how grants management is evolving.