2023 Grant Conference

2023 Grant Conference

July 27-28-29, 2022

July 27-28-29, 2022

Sonesta Atlanta Airport Hotel North

Sonesta Atlanta Airport Hotel North

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA


The 2023 Grant Conference will be an in-person event.  Conference attendees will learn industry trends, meet grant-makers, and network with fellow professionals at the 2023 Grant Conference.  Presentations will be given by Government Agencies, Foundations, Grant Consultants, Resource Librarians, and Evaluators. 

Who should attend?     Experienced Grant Writers who work as staff at Nonprofit Organizations, Local Government Agencies, for For-Profit Business as well as independent Grant Writing Consultants.  Please note that the conference is not suitable for persons who are just now learning to write grants.  Instead, we recommend taking one of our Online Courses on Grant Writing (Link)

CGW Renewal Credits.  Certified Grant Writers®can earn up to 15 CGW Renewal Credits by attending sessions.  One credit is award for each session attended and documented. 


2023 Conference Presenters
will be posted as they are confirmed

Hotel Accommodations:

  • The conference will be held at the Sonesta Atlanta Airport Hotel North.
    • ​Hotel address:  1380 Virginia Ave, Atlanta GA  30344
    • Phone:  404-768-6660
  • We have booked sleeping rooms for our group.  The room rates for conference attendees will be $114 + taxes for a King or Double. Make your hotel reservations early to get this group rate.
What to Pack:
  • Attire for the Conference is Business Casual. 
  • Bring a sweater or jacket since meeting rooms often feel chilly.
Conference Schedule

Thu July 27, 2023
Registration and
Light Refreshments
12 Noon
Conference Opens 1:00 PM
Conference Sessions 1:10-5:00 PM
Evening on your own
Fri July 28, 2023 Morning Sessions 8:00 to 11:50 AM
Group Luncheon 12 Noon 
Afternoon Sessions 1:15 to 5:15PM
Evening on your own
Sat July 29, 2023 Morning Sessions 9:00 to 11:50 AM
Closing Remarks 11:50 AM to 12 Noon

Speakers and topics (click here)
Travel Arrangements
  • Conference attendees may want to fly into the Atlanta Airport.  Transportation to the conference hotel (Sonesta Atlanta Airport Hotel North) will be available outside of the baggage claim in the Shuttle Van pick-up area.
  • For those planning to drive to the hotel self-parking is available for $18.00 per day.
Conference Registration
  • Only active members of AGWA may register for the 2023 Grant Conference.
  • Registration will be available online on 3/1/2023 or click on the Mail Registration Form on the right side of the page.
  • Early Registration will be available from 3/1/23 thru 7/1/23
    • Member Early Registration is $350.00
    • Members with a valid CGW Credential have a special Early Registration at $325.00  (expired CGWs are not eligible for the discount rate)
  • Online Registration Procedure
    • Login to Members Only 
    • Click on the title "2023 Grant Conference Registration"
    • Select the registration type and click on "add to cart" on the right-hand side of the page
    • Your confirmation will be sent to you by e-mail within 2 business days.

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