Upcoming Meetings

The GGPA monthly chapter meetings include a professional program, chapter business, news from the grant field, and networking opportunities. Meetings are held on the second floor at the Atlanta Community Food Bank located at 732 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW, Atlanta GA 30318. Chapter meetings begin at 10:00 AM and adjourn around 11:30 AM. Non-members are welcome to attend one or two meetings as a guest. Visitor parking is free and is located directly behind the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Partnerships and collaboration are important to the grant profession, so please stop by and introduce yourself!

 

2017 GGPA Chapter Meeting Schedule:

January 24, 2017: Round Table Discussion: Grant Research; Moderator: Jo-ann Lawrence, Consultant with Ascension Nonprofit Development Strategies

February 28, 2017: Craig Dominey, Film Location Specialist at Georgia Film office

March 28, 2017: Lynn Barfield, President at For The Kid

April 25, 2017: Officer Elections offsite at Hudson Grille Midtown

May 23, 2017: Linda Wise McNay, Ph.D., independent fundraising consultant with Our Fundraising Search

June 27, 2017: Rhonda Conerly Holliday, Ph.D., M.A. with Morehouse College of Medicine

July 25, 2017: Round Table Discussion: Grant Management & Stewardship; Moderator: Deb Cook, Consultant with Grant Science Lab

August 22, 2017: Asia Hadley, Atlanta City Lead at The Foundation Center

September 26, 2017: Cassie Parson, Grant Writer at Rome City Schools

October 24, 2017: Chapter Meeting at Atlanta Community Food Bank; Topic TBD

November 28, 2017: Chapter Meeting at Atlanta Community Food Bank; Topic TBD

December 2017: GGPA Holiday Luncheon (location and date TBD)

 

Directions to the Atlanta Community Food Bank:

From I-75 / I-85 going South: Take the 10th & 14th Streets exit. Turn right on 10th St. and follow it until it dead ends into Brady Ave. Turn left on Brady. Take the 1st right onto Marietta. Turn left at the first traffic light onto Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard, NW (formerly Ashby St). Follow Joseph E. Lowery until you cross the railroad tracks. The Food Bank will be on your right–take the second entrance and follow the signs to the parking lot on your left (about ½ way along the South side of the building).

From I-75 / I-85 going North: Take the 10th St. exit. Turn left on 10th and follow it until it dead ends into Brady Ave. Turn left on Brady. Take the 1st right onto Marietta. Turn left at the first traffic light onto Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard (formerly Ashby St). Follow Joseph E. Lowery until you cross the railroad tracks. The Food Bank will be on your right–take the second entrance and follow the signs to the parking lot on your left (about ½ way along the South side of the building).

From I-20: Take the Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard exit (formerly Ashby Street-some exit signs still say Ashby). Turn north toward town. (Right if you came from downtown.) Follow Lowery Boulevard (formerly Ashby St) for approximately 2.5 miles. Cross over Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway. (Formerly Bankhead Hwy) Continue along Joseph E. Lowery, the Food Bank will be on your left–take the first entrance and follow the signs to the parking lot on your left (about ½ way up the South side of the building).

From Downtown: Peachtree St. north to North Ave. Left on North Ave (please note that you can’t turn left between 4-6PM). Cross I-75/85 (Pass GA Tech and Coca-Cola complex.) At 4th traffic light past I-75/85, turn Right on Northside Dr. and go to 1st traffic light (about 1/4 mile). Turn Left at 1st light onto Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway and go to 2nd traffic light. Turn Right on Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard, NW. The Food Bank will be on your left–take the first entrance and follow the signs to the parking lot on your left (about ½ way up the South side of the building).

Alternative from Downtown: From intersection of Spring and Marietta Sts., take Marietta St. north about 2 miles. Turn Left on Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard (Traffic light at bottom of long downhill.) and follow it until you cross the railroad tracks. The Food Bank will be on your right–take the second entrance and follow the signs to the parking lot on your left (about ½ way along the South side of the building).

MARTA:

Take the East-West rail line to either the Bankhead or Ashby Street Station. From either station, take the #26 Perry Boulevard/North Avenue Bus. This bus passes directly in front of the Food Bank.


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