We are the Grants Collaborative of Tampa Bay, composed of local professionals whose primary job responsibilities include grant planning, proposal writing and/or resource development. Over 55 Members include a broad representation from non-profit human service agencies, local government, independent for-profit consultants, schools, colleges and universities, funding sources and those seeking funding. Formed in 1993 as the Pinellas Grants Collaborative, the name was changed in 2006 to reflect the organization's regional membership. Incorporated as a 501(c)(6), we are now known as the Grants Collaborative of Tampa Bay, Inc.

We provide a forum for resource sharing and mentoring as well as networking opportunities and professional development.

We encourage you to explore our website and join our collaboration of professional grant writers!


Our Next Meeting: 

August 14, 2018

Grant Budgeting Best Practices & Tips for Managing Short Deadlines

Michelle Furan-Sullivan, CFO, Directions for Living


9:00am - 10:30am, Coffee & Networking Begins at 8:30am

Location: Family Resource Center

Pinellas Park, FL 



Upcoming trainings & webinars:

Re-Imagine Your Grant Proposals
July 26, 2018 - 12 pm eastern 
Learn to re-imagine how you present basic documents such as your budget, organizational description, and board and staff bios so they add significant credibility to your request. These are the topics that GrantStation's CEO, Cynthia Adams, will discuss in this fast-paced, content rich session.
Webinar Registration: 



Upcoming local events:



Upcoming Conferences:

GPA Annual Conference


Swissotel Chicago, IL 

November 7-10, 2018


Our mission is to enable grant professionals to respond more effectively to funding opportunities.

Statement of Purpose

promote professionalism and excellence in the field. We enable grant professionals to:

  • Enhance skills in grant and proposal writing
  • Assist in resource identification
  • Maintain a peer network
  • Promote partnerships and collaborations
  • Access education and training


If you are submitting your membership payment online, please email our Treasurer Claire Cohn (clairewcohn@gmail.com) when you pay online.

Membership Application  ( PDF)  (Word)
Membership Organizations  (PDF)  (Word)

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