Grant Ethics: Organizational Capacity and Readiness Grant Ethics



Grant Ethics: Organizational Capacity and Readiness Grant Ethics
Session 3 of the Grant Ethics Series

Issues of ethics abound when grant professionals examine their organization’s readiness to apply for grants. Is the grant aligned to the organization’s strategic plan or is the organization chasing money and causing mission creep? Is the organization responding to the current community needs or just providing the same services they have always provided? Who in the organization must give the green light before a grant is submitted? Does the source of the grant funding align with the organization’s values or are they only looking at the amount of money that can be awarded? Is the funding opportunity really a good match for the organization or is the organization just sending out grant applications to anyone with funding? How ethical is it to use a relationship to get a grant from a foundation outside of its primary area?

Join us to see what ethical codes do and don’t say about each of these questions!

What You’ll Learn:

      • How to help your organization stay true to its ideals and values which searching for additional funding
      • How to carefully ask hard ethical questions to organization leadership
      • How to create a strong process which builds organizational capacity and doesn’t just eliminate options

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GPCI Competencies and Skills: 2.6, 6.3, 6.8

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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