2021 Regional Conference

Heart of America GPA Chapter Virtual Conference

June 24, 2021 | 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM CT

“Navigating New Challenges, Discovering New Opportunities”

A one-day virtual conference examining grant writing’s best practices and social considerations.

View the 2021 HoA GPA Chapter Virtual Conference Panels and Presenters!

The Heart of America Regional Conference attracts approximately 100 grant professionals from across Kansas and Missouri and surrounding states. The day is filled with sessions that help advance the grant profession and educate professionals whose work includes any aspect of grant writing or management, or fundraising. The 2021 Conference will be virtual and online webinar and conference session information will be posted and emailed to registrants soon.


  • GPA and AFPKC Chapter member – $35 (with promo code KC20)
  • GPA and AFP national members (non-chapter) – $45 (with promo code KCTEN)
  • All Nonmembers – $55
  • Students – $25 (GPA Student members do not need a promo code, all other students use the promo code KC30)

Proceeds support GPA annual conference scholarships and GPC exam scholarships for HofA chapter members. Refunds will be honored up to the day of the event.

For more information about the 2021 Heart of America Regional GPA Conference, please email Thomas Assel, GPC

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Every two years, the Heart of America Chapter of the Grant Professionals Association hosts a regional conference that brings the highest caliber of professional development training to grant professionals in the Midwest. Covering everything from grant proposal basics to the nitty-gritty of budgets and administration, the biennial regional conference provides the opportunity to catch up with colleagues, learn about new trends in the funding world, pick up a few grant pro tips, and extend one’s professional network.

This year, our session tracks will focus on the nuts and bolts of grant writing, and the social benefits and considerations of grant writing. Click here for a full list of speakers and topics.

Previous Heart of America GPA Conferences