SRGC2020 – April Conference Postponed

2020 Southern Regional Grant Conference: Connecting Our Communities

The Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina Chapters of the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) are joining forces for the 2020 Southern Regional Grant Conference: Connecting Our Communities. Held in Greenville, South Carolina on Thursday-Friday, April 23-24, 2020, this conference will bring together grant professionals from the nonprofit, government, education, and consulting sectors.

The 2-day grant conference (April 23-24, 2020) will feature excellent speakers, workshops led by industry professionals and numerous opportunities to network with peers. Your conference registration includes Breakfast and Lunch both days. Attendees may attend round table discussions at lunch, are eligible for door prizes, will receive a conference booklet and an invitation to network with new friends offsite at the end of the conference.



The 2020 Southern Regional Grant Conference Agenda is now available.  Click here to download our most recent draft.  We are excited to kickoff the event with our keynote speaker, Marc Pitman.  From there, we have a full lineup of workshops and discussion topics from ethics to tech tools and consulting to writing when you find yourself stuck. It’s two days chock full of quality content from engaging presenters. Please join us!


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Regular pricing goes into effect February 1, 2020 at $250 for GPA members and $275 for non-GPA members. Online registration will end April 17, 2020. Onsite registration will be available beginning Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the regular pricing. 

All registration fees are non-refundable.


Conference Hotel 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Downtown Riverplace

250 Riverplace, Greenville, South Carolina, 29601

This all-suites hotel draws rave reviews from most guests who stay there (of 536 reviews on tripadvisor, 92% are Excellent or Good).

The most popular features include the spotless, modern and spacious rooms in this three-year-old hotel; immediate proximity to the Reedy River trail with the Blue Ridge Mountains not far away; all the downtown shops and restaurants within easy walking distance; the free, made to order breakfast and evening reception; fun rooftop bar with excellent views; indoor saltwater pool and state-of-the art fitness facilities; free airport shuttle (reservation required); and spacious ($7/day) parking garage. The studio or two-room suites come with microwave, fridge, coffeemaker and showers that guests seem to love.

All in all, the perfect venue for our tristate GPA conference and your staging ground to enjoy the town of Greenville and beautiful surrounding countryside.



The block of discounted rooms at the Embassy Suites IS SOLD OUT! If you’d still like to stay at this hotel, the best available rate is currently $339 per night. To register, please contact the hotel directly at (864) 263-4800.

Discounted rooms are still available at the nearby Hampton Inn & Suites from Wednesday, 4/22/2020 through Friday, 4/24/2020 at a rate of $169 per night. To make reservations, please contact the hotel directly at (864) 271-8700 and reference the Southern Regional Grants Conference. The deadline for making reservations at these rates is 3/22/2020.

We also now have a block of rooms available at the Home2Suites Greenville Downtown (350 N. Main Street, Greenville, SC) at a rate of $169 plus tax. Home2Suites Greenville is approximately 0.8 miles away from the conference location.

The group name is SCGPA; register by phone at (800) 445-8667 or use the link HERE.

Meet Us in Greenville, Y’all!