Management Concepts to Participate in International Grant Professionals Week - March 16-20, 2015

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Management Concepts is a proud partner and supporter of International Grant Professionals Week, and remains dedicated to the professional development of the grants community.

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Management Concepts, the nation’s premier provider of professional development, performance improvement, and talent management solutions for the public sector, today announced its partnership with the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) and its International Grant Professionals Week, March 16-20, 2015. Grant Professionals Week recognizes and celebrates the work of grant professionals, who serve as administrators, consultants, managers, grant-makers and writers.

Every day, grant professionals work diligently, usually behind the scenes, to seek grant opportunities, administer projects and implement important programs for the benefit of society’s disadvantaged and underserved people. These talented professionals are dedicated to providing the highest standard of ethics, quality program development, thoughtful project implementation and wise financial stewardship. Often, those standards extend beyond the mere financial and include capacity support, long term solutions to challenges, fundraising assistance, expert project management, sustainable programming and so much more.

“Grant professionals do much more than write grants – we are community leaders! We are managers, administrators, consultants, grant-makers, and we write grant proposals,” stated Debbie DiVirgilio, President of GPA.

Monday through Friday of Grant Professionals Week will address different aspects of the grant profession:

  • Monday, March 16th – Grant Profession Education & Awareness Day
  • Tuesday, March 17th – GPA Chapter and Community Event Day
  • Wednesday, March 18th – International Event Day
  • Thursday, March 19th – Thank you! Grant Entrepreneurs, Partners and Volunteer Day
  • Friday, March 20th – Grant Professionals Appreciation Day

Management Concepts is proud to serve the grants management community with its professional and workforce development solutions, including the industry-leading Grants Management Certificate Program™. For more information, visit

For more information, visit the International Grant Professionals Week web page at:

About Management Concepts
Management Concepts is the nation’s premier provider of professional development, performance improvement, and talent management solutions for the public sector. Since 1973, we’ve collaborated with and supported every major agency in the federal government, thousands of state and local government offices, numerous non-profit organizations and universities, and hundreds of corporations; unleashing the potential of more than one million individuals and enhancing the performance of teams and organizations. Visit

About Grant Professionals Association
Grant Professionals Association, a nonprofit membership association, builds and supports an international community of grant professionals committed to serving the greater public good by practicing the highest ethical and professional standards. GPA is THE place for grant issues. We provide professional development by way of an Annual Conference and Webinars, professional certification (GPC), Journal and E-Newsletter, local Chapters, member benefits and more!

Contact for more information about IGPW:
Kelli Romero, Membership Director
Grant Professionals Association
(913) 788-3000

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