Officers and Committee Chairs

 

President
Jennifer McBride, MPA, GPC             Grant Writer
St. Petersburg College

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Program Chair
Martin Bimler,CFRE

WestCare Foundation

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Vice-President
Lisa Jackson, GPC, Deputy Director of Grants                                                    WestCare Foundation
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Events Chair
Michelle Robinson, Grant Specialist
Pinellas County School Board

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Secretary

Daniel Mineo 

Pinellas Police Athletic League 

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Website Chair
Shane Holman,MBA Grants Coordinator Feeding Tampa Bay

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Treasurer
Claire Cohn, CFRE,                   Director of Development Pasco-Hernando State College Foundation, Inc.

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Membership Chair
Lisa Matzner, GPC, Director of Grants Development              Religious Community Services, Inc.
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Past President
Lynne Mullen, GPC
Consultant

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Who Can Join the Grants Collaborative?

Anyone in the Tampa Bay region whose primary job responsibility includes grant planning, grant writing, and/or resource development OR any person interested in grant planning, grant writing, and/or resource development.

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Come JOIN us!

Prospective members may attend two meetings prior to joining. We meet on the second Tuesday of each month at:

Member Networking at 8:30am ~ Meeting starts at 9:00am
Annual Membership Dues: $35.00

Member Benefits:

  • Monthly meetings (2nd Tuesday of each month beginning at 9:00am)
    • Hear local, state, and federal funding agency representatives speak about current and upcoming funding opportunities;
    • Hear experts speak on grant resource development topics;
    • Network with grant writers and fundraising professionals;
    • Develop vital partnerships and collaborations;
    • Share grant and fundraising information and resources;
    • Learn about job opportunities for grants writers and fundraisers.
  • Professional Development Opportunities
    • Attend grant writing and fundraising conferences and seminars;
    • Participate in professional development workshops;
    • Join the mentoring program for new grant writers or resource development professionals.
  • Code of Ethics ( Click to Read )
  • Collaborative's By-Laws ( Click to Read )
  • Collaborative's Strategic Plan 2011-2014 ( Click to Read )

Pay for Membership by clicking Paypal button:

 

 

 

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How Can You Contribute to the Collaborative?

  • Attend monthly meetings;
  • Share resources and information;
  • Establish collaborative partnerships with members and stakeholders;
  • Provide training and expertise;
  • Become a mentor to a new grants or resource development professional;
  • Invite colleagues to become members;
  • Suggest speakers for our meetings.

Click to Download a membership application ( Word )

Grants Collaborative of Tampa Bay, Inc.
c/o 1199 Mineola Circle
Palm Harbor, FL 34683

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