Membership Overview

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After completing The Grantsmanship Center training, you’re excited and ready to put new skills and knowledge to work—and we help you do just that! As a training graduate, you receive an account in The Grantsmanship Center Alumni Membership Program at no cost. The Membership Program gives our alumni a variety of tools and services, and you can renew the account after the initial term ends for a very reasonable fee.


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Alumni Membership Overview

  • Six months intro period is included with training tuition
  • $299 for annual renewal, $375 reinstate for 12 months
  • One proposal review per membership period for alumni of the Grantsmanship Training Program, Essential Grant Skills , and Competing for Federal Grants
  • Access to GrantStation
  • Two free on-demand webinars
  • Strategic Partner discounts
  • $50 off Essential Grant Skills training
  • $100 off the Grantsmanship Training ProgramCompeting for Federal Grants  & Grant Management Essentials training
  • 10% discount on publications

Member Benefits Details

GrantStation — Funding Research Database

Alumni receive access to GrantStation, a user-friendly database of government, foundation, and corporate funders.  The database is constantly updated with links and application instructions and allows for a variety of search criteria.

Grant Proposal Review

Membership includes one proposal review for membership period.  A Center trainer reviews your draft proposal and suggests how you can make it more competitive. This service, valued between $250 and $750, depending on the length and nature of the proposal, is an exceptional way to reinforce skills learned during training programs.


Discounts on The Grantsmanship Center Trainings

The Center encourages alumni to continue their professional development, and to build program planning and proposal development teams within their organization.  We offer members, and others from their organization, discounts on:


Special Memberships

If you completed a training with The Grantsmanship Center prior to 2001, need to transfer a membership within your organization, or simply want an access account on GrantStation, there’s a membership for you.



  • $375 for Alumni prior to 2001
  • $250 renewal, $375 reinstate
  • 1 proposal review per year
  • Access to GrantStation
  • Strategic Partner discounts
  • $50 off Essential Grant Skills
  • $100 off Grantsmanship Training ProgramCompeting for Federal Grants, & Grant Management Essentials
  • 10% discount on publications


  • Transfer a Full Membership within your organization if an Alumni Member leaves
  • $250 renewal, $375 reinstate
  • Access to GrantStation
  • Strategic Partner discounts
  • $50 off Essential Grant Skills
  • $100 off Competing for Federal Grants, & Grant Management Essentials
  • 10% discount on publications

If you graduated from the Grantsmanship Training Program prior to 2001, the year the Membership Program began, please contact or call Roger at (800) 421-9512 or (213) 482-9860 for information about purchasing a membership account.

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