Upcoming Events


Specialized Training Workshop:
Federal Grant Writing
Tuesday, October 28th
2100 Building

22nd Annual Conference
Wednesday, October 29th
Washington State Convention Center

South South Funders Forum
Friday, December 5th
Wheelock Student Center, Upper Marshall Hall
University of Puget Sound

PSGA Presents the 22nd Annual Conference:
Awakening Your Case!

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 | 7:30am - 4:15pm
Washington State Convention Center | Seattle

Register now for PSGA's Annual Conference. Or, click here for full information on our day of practical, hands-on presentations, which include:

  • Keynote speaker Sonya Campion’s master class, “The Leadership Required for a Powerful Case Statement.”
  • Sylvie McGee’s “You’ve Got the Money, Now Stay Out of Jail,” a follow up to her Oct. 28 specialized training session on applying for Federal grants.
  • Vu Le’s “Elements of Culturally Competent Grantwriting,” an honest discussion about “serving the underserved.
  • The first-ever “PSGA Smackdown: Transformational vs. Traditional Philanthropy"—Are you on Team Tran or Team Trad?

And there’s plenty more where these come from—panels, workshops, and forums; the opportunity to meet representatives from some of the region’s most important foundation and corporate donors; and time to meet and mingle with your fellow grantwriters.

New to the field? Some sessions are perfect for building research and writing skills.


*Regular (October 19 - October 29): $145 Members l $195 Non-Members
*note: the early bird rate expired on October 18th

Membership and Conference*: $220 (on or before October 18) l $240 (October 19 - November 1)


Our Mission

The Puget Sound Grantwriters Association promotes responsible, effective grantseeking and fosters connections among grantseekers, non-profits and funders.

Benefits of Membership

  • Professional development and career advancement.
  • Networking opportunities with colleagues and funders.
  • Free admission to monthly meetings--in Seattle and Tacoma.
  • Priority registration and discounts for other PSGA events.
  • Presentations by grantmakers from every field and opportunities to meet them.
  • Annual conference featuring speakers, discussions, and exhibitors.
  • Funders Forums where you meet with grantmakers--in Seattle and Tacoma.
  • Specialized trainings (internet research, freelancing and more).
  • Access to the “Members Area” section of the website
    1.  Job listings/career opportunities
    2.  PSGA listserv
    3.  Member directory
    4.  Lunchtime Program Notes & Handouts

Find out more about member benefits and join PSGA.  If you cannot afford to pay a membership fee, we encourage you to apply for a scholarship.  Scholarships are available for individual events as well.

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