Coming in 2021: Ethics Grant Training Series

The following training courses will be available in 2021 as scheduled live webinars, recorded individual trainings, bundled trainings, and custom scheduled trainings. To receive updates about the dates for scheduled live webinars or to arrange a custom scheduled training for your organization, please subscribe to our monthly Training Newsletter or email us to speak to one of our Training staff.

Ethics Grant Training Series

So often ethics about grants are focused on the mismanagement of grant funding which gets flashy headlines in the news. But ethics are important throughout the full grant lifecycle from research to reporting. Each training will present information tied to grant and development codes of conduct, standard grant best practices, and case studies and will facilitate a question and answer session for each core topic.

Session 1: Grant Ethics Codes of Conduct: What Do They Say and Why are They Different
GPCI competency and skill: 7.2

Session 2: Grant Ethics for Prospect Research and Funder Relationships
GPCI competency and skills: 2.8, 6.1, 6.2, 6.4

Session 3: Organizational Capacity and Readiness Grant Ethics
GPCI competency and skills: 2.6, 6.3, 6.8

Session 4: Ethics for Grant Proposal Needs Statements
GPCI competency and skills: 3.1, 4.4, 6.3, 6.5

Session 5: The Ethics of Program Design: Plans and Partners
GPCI competency and skills: 3.2, 6.3, 6.8

Session 6: Creating Grant Budgets and Sustainability Plans within an Ethical Framework
GPCI competency and skills: 4.8, 4.9, 4.10, 6.3, 6.6

Session 7: The Ethics of Program Implementation and Reporting When Grant Funded
GPCI competency and skills: 5.2, 5.5, 6.7, 6.8

Session 8: Grant Ethics for Consultants

The trainers for these sessions are all credentialed grant professionals (GPCs) who agree to adhere to the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) Code of Ethics and are GPA Approved Trainers. All of the trainings in this series align with the Grant Professionals Certification Institute’s competencies and skills and will be approved for Continuing Education Units (CEU) by GPCI and CFRE International.


  • Available in one-hour sessions or two half-day sessions

Cost: $50/hour, $200 per half-day session, or $400 for the full series