Who should join?
Anyone interested in the grants profession is invited to join GPA.

How should I apply?
To join the Chicago Area chapter, you must first join national GPA.  Dues are $220 per year, with a discount for each additional member from your organization. To learn more and join online, visit the GPA website.  Be sure to click on the Chicago Area chapter membership option. The additional $25 in annual chapter dues will save you up to three times that amount in program registration discounts!

Do you already belong to GPA and want to add the Chicago Area chapter to your membership? Here are the steps to follow:

  • Log into your account on the GPA website
  • Click on Your Account
  • Under Quick Links, click Chapters & Committees
  • Under Committees Available for Membership, find Illinois-Chicago Area Chapter and click Join
  • Enter payment information for the $25 annual dues

If you have any questions about this process or prefer to pay by phone, contact GPA National Headquarters at 913-788-3000.