Grant Ethics: Grant Ethics for Consultants



Grant Ethics: Grant Ethics for Consultants
Session 8 of the Ethics Series

While all nonprofit professionals have many ethical issues to consider as they conduct pre-award and post-award grant activities, grant consultants have additional areas of which to be mindful because they run their own businesses instead of being an employee of nonprofit. These areas include marketing, contracts, compensation, and writing for more than one client.

In this session, we’ll discuss how to ensure a vibrant consulting practice that does not cross the ethical lines drawn in all four of the most common codes of conduct followed by professional grant consultants.

Participants will learn:

      • Best practices for ethical marketing
      • Best practices for communication to avoid ethical issues before work begins
      • Best practices for compensation
      • What the codes do and don’t say about working for more than one client

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GPCI Competencies and Skills: 5.9, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4. 6,5, 6.6

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.



This training aligns with the Grant Professional Certification Institute’s Competencies and Skills and is approved for 1.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU). Full participation in this training is also applicable for 1.0 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

Length: 60 minutes

Price: $50

Grant Ethics 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.

If you would like to arrange a custom scheduled training for your organization, please email us to speak to one of our Training staff. If you would like information about all our upcoming trainings, please subscribe to our monthly Training Newsletter!

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