GMN Examiner
May 2012
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Help Plan the 2013 GMN Conference

Do you have an idea for a session to be presented at our 2013 Annual Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida? Join the GMN Conference Committee's kick-off call on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 2:00 PM ET to learn more about the committee's plans and ways you can help to make the 2013 Annual Conference in St. Petersburg our best ever.  Members Only

New Resource: 2012 Conference Session Presentations

All materials (e.g., powerpoints, white papers, etc.) provided to GMN by the 2012 conference speakers are now available on the conference website.  We hope this whets your appetite for the 2013 conference!

Join the Conversation

Right Sizing Your Grant Agreements  Members Only

You might have guessed that there are numerous and varied grant agreements that funders use. Take a look at your colleague’s thoughts on the subject. And, while you’re at it, check out Right-sizing the Grantmaking Process, a great tool to help you understand the principles behind right-sizing.

How Long is Long?  Members Only

What is the length of time it takes from intake to award at your foundation?  Grants managers find it depends on several factors; take a look and join the conversation!

Revising Your Funding Cycles and Application Deadlines? Thinking about it?  Members Only

Help out your fellow grants managers by sharing your experience!

Job Opportunities

Investment Operations Associate, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation  Members Only

Grants Manager, Nuclear Threat Initiative  Members Only

Administrative Associate, Grants Managers Network  Members Only

Grants Management Assistant, Smile Train Foundation Members Only  (New York Members only)

Foundation Administrator, Crown Family Philantropies Members Only  (Midwest Members only

Senior Grants Manager, Arcus Foundation  Members Only

Member Services Specialist, Grantmakers for Education  Members Only

President, Endowment for Health  Members Only

View all jobs   Members Only

What is LearnPhilanthropy?

This “field-wide hub for grantmaker learning” will give you efficient access to learning resources curated directly by a growing list of content providers. Check out the beta version at and then give the developers some love (aka feedback - using the orange feedback button) to continue to make the site even better.

Member and Salary Benefits Report


Face-to-Face Events

May 23, 2012 Members Only
DC Gifts User Group
Washington, DC

June 12, 2012 Members Only
Rocky Mountain Region Meeting: Digital Board Books and Archiving
Denver, CO

June 19, 2012 Members Only
New England Region Meeting: Keeping Organized and Focused
Boston, MA

June 19, 2012 Members Only
Northern California Region Meeting: Advocacy and Lobbying for Foundations
Palo Alto, CA


Virtual Events

May 22, 2012