2017 Grant Conference

July 25-27, 2017
Crowne Plaza Midtown
Atlanta, GA

Conference Presenters and Topics 
Additional Presenters will be posted as presenters are confirmed

Conference Sessions will be presented by staff from State Agencies, Foundations, Corporate Grantmakers, 
Certified Grant Writers
®Evaluators, Peer Reviewers, Statistics Researchers, Grant Managers, and Grant Consultants
Conference Agenda

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Registration
1:00 PM Conference Opens
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sessions
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Reception and Cash Bar
Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 8:00 AM - 12 Noon Sessions
12 Noon - 1:00 PM Luncheon Buffet
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sessions
Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 8:00 AM - 12 Noon Sessions
12 Noon Conference Closes

Certified Grant Writers® may earn up to 16 CGW Renewal Credits based on full attendance.
Members who purchase a CEU Certificate may earn up to 1.2 IACET CEUs based on full attendance.

Conference Registration Now Open

Conference registration includes attendance for all sessions, coffee breaks, one evening reception  and one luncheon.
  • Member Early Registration available 3/1/17 to 6/19/17 at $349.00 per member
  • Member Registration available 6/20/17 to 7/11/17 at $449.00 per member
  • Member Late Registration available 7/12/17 to 7/18/17 at $499.00 per member
  • Member Registration after July 18th and On-site registration will only be available if space permits at $549.00 per member
      Online Member Registration will open 3/1/2017:
  • Login to Members Only using your E-mail Address and Member Password
  • Once in Members Only, page down until you see "2017 Grant Conference Registration" and click on the Title.
  • Click on "add to cart" for registration and CEU Certificate (if needed)
      Member Registration with payment by check will open 3/1/17:
  • Print the 2017 Conference Registration Form available in Members Only
  • Complete the form and mail with your check to American Grant Writers Association so that it arrives no later than 7/18/17.
      Guest Registration
  • Due to limited seating Guest Registration for the 2017 Grant Conference is not available.

Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown
Hotel Address:     590 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta GA  30308
Hotel Phone:        404-877-9000

  • A block of hotel rooms has been reserved for American Grant Writers at the group rate of $139.00 + $5.00 hotel fee + taxes nightly. The last day to make a hotel reservation at the group rate is July 25, 2017.  To make your hotel reservations:
  • call the hotel at 855-656-8549 and ask for the American Grant Writers group rate, or
  • link: https://www.crowneplaza.com/redirectpath=hd&brandCode=cp&localeCode=en®ionCode=1&hotelCode=ATLPW&_PMID=99801505&GPC=AGW&viewfullsite=true
  • If flying Atlanta Airport you can purchase transportation to the hotel by limo, taxi, or shared shuttle van.  Board transportation outside of the baggage claim area.  Super Shuttle offers a shared van ride from the airport to the hotel for about $19 one-way per person.
  • If driving to the hotel valet parking is avaible for about $33 per night.  
Call for Presenters

Prospective Presenters may submit the following information by 2/15/17 to CustomerService@AmericanGrantWriters.org
  • Summary of your presentation topic including the Session Title
  • Brief Bio (No longer than 1/2 page) that will be used to introduce you to the audience
  • List of other Professional Affiliations
Presenters must be a paid attendee at the conference.  Presenters are expected to provide a Power Point Presentation and Handout.
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