GMN Examiner
June 2012
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GMN Partners on New IT Resource


GMN has partnered with the Technology Affinity Group (TAG) on an update to the Grantmakers Information Technology Survey Report.  The survey and subsequent report will help grantmakers make more informed, timely, and cost-effective technology-related decisions based on information about new trends, what peer organizations are doing, and your own organization's future plans. Survey invitations will be sent in June.

New Resource: How to Prepare for An Audit Recording Members Only


"How to Prepare for an Audit" provides a unique, side-by side view of an organization being audited and the firm doing the financial audit.


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100% Paper-Free: Implementing Electronic Grant Agreements   Members Only

Adopting an electronic format for grant agreements is often the final step in achieving a paperless award process. Learn how your colleagues are implementing digital solutions to manage this key piece of documentation.

The Best Way to Celebrate? Members Only

Need some ideas for your annual distribution celebration? Grant managers share their ideas and recommendations!

Avoiding a Withholding Pitfall Members Only

If you are funding international grantees for activity taking place in the U.S., are you aware of IRS withholding regulations? Learn how to manage this requirement while staying on everyone's good side.


Job Opportunities

Grants Systems Manager, Ford Foundation Members Only

Manager, Grants Management and Office Operations, William J. and Dorothy K. O'Neill Foundation Members Only

Grant Coordinator, Communities In Schools of Georgia Members Only

Grant Administrator, Research Operations,  Michael J. Fox Foundation Members Only  

Grants Manager, Wyss Foundation Members Only  

Grants Administrator, MSM Initiative, amfAR Members Only

Community Philanthropy Manager, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy Members Only

Senior Grants Manager, ASPCA Members Only        

Grants Assistant, ASPCA Members Only


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Exploring the Body of Knowledge


GMN’s Body of Knowledge is an outline, connected to resources, which defines everything a grants manager could possibility need to know and do.  Use the associated Professional Development Planning Tool to help you identify new learning and sharing opportunities, to help GMN keep the BOK relevant to your development needs, and to help you form new connections with grants management professionals.

Member and Salary Benefits Report


Face-to-Face Events

June 21, 2012 Members Only
D.C. Region Meeting: Take Chare of Your Career
Washington, D.C.

June 22, 2012 Members Only
Pacific Northwest Region Meeting: Bringing Diversity to Your Grantmaking
Portland, OR

June 29, 2012 Members Only
Midwest Region Meeting
Kansas City, MO

Virtual Events

June 20, 2012 Members Only
Legal 201: Advocacy Grantmaking

June 27, 2012 Members Only
GMN Member Orientation 

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Do you see any obstacles to implementing electronic grant agreements?

• No, they're great

• Yes, it's too risky

• Perhaps, I don't know enough

• Paper is always safest

Answer Here