GMN Examiner
April 2012
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Save the Date: 2013 Conference

The 8th Annual GMN conference will be held March 18-20, 2013 in St. Petersburg, FL.  Want to get involved?  A call for conference committee volunteers will be sent to members shortly and registration will open in December. Check your inbox for updates.  We look forward to seeing you there!


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Continue the Discussion: 2012 Conference Closing Plenary

As requested, Bill Schambra delivered a thought-provoking talk on the role that grantmakers play in preserving the very roots of democracy—people coming together to make the world a better place, but challenged us to rethink some of our practices. View the transcript of his remarks and share your thoughts on the Philanthropy Daily blog here.

Online Scholarship Applications: Take a Test Drive Members Only

Share your experience with online solutions to administer scholarships and fellowships for individuals. What's the drivability or roadworthiness of your online solution? 

Good Timing? Members Only

How do you structure renewal grants to coincide with reporting outcomes?  Check out some solutions or contribute your own process.

Data Analysis: Fact or Fiction? Members Only

Which dashboard, mapping, or other visualization tool are you using to help you analyze and understand your data?  Add to this conversation by sharing your experience.

Job Opportunities

Grant Associate, YMCA of the USA Members Only

Communications Associate, Blue Shield of California Foundation Members Only

Program Officer, Blue Shield Against Violence, Blue Shield of California Foundation Members Only

Grants Administrator, The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Members Only

Administrative Associate, Grants Managers Network Members Only

View all jobs Members Only


Did you know that the average salary of a GMN member is $71,064, more than half work flexible schedules, and the average number of proposals managed is 141?  To find out more, read the 2011 Salary and Benefits Report.

Member and Salary Benefits Report


Face-to-Face Events

April 18, 2012 Members Only
New York Region Meeting: Dashboards
New York, NY

April 19, 2012 Members Only
DC Region Meeting: Legal and Financial Due Diligence
Washington, D.C.

April 30, 2012 Members Only
Ohio Chapter Meeting

Virtual Events

April 25,2012 Members Only
Introduction to GMN Webinar