American Grant Writers' Association is the national professional organization for grant researchers, grant writers, grant evaluators, grant administrators and grant managers.  Members throughout the U.S. work as Grant Consultants or as employees of Non-Profit Organizations, Foundations, Educational Institutions, State Government Departments, Local Government Agencies, and  Native Tribes.  Some of our members live and work abroad.  Some of our members are students studying grantseeking or grant management.  All of our members must adhere to AGWA's Professional Standards and Code of Ethics.

AGWA offers 3 types of Memberships:

  1.  Individual Membership
  2.  Undergraduate Student Membership
  • ​Student Membership Applicants must forward documentation of full-time undergraduate enrollment at an accredited college or university.  Membership will commence when documentation is received.  It may be sent by fax to 727-596-5192 or by e-mail to  Student membership rates are restricted to full-time undergraduate students only.
  • Undergraduate Student Group Memberships are available for groups of 10 or more students when purchased together.
​     3.  Business Membership which includes a membership for one business and one individual.
  • Additional individuals can be added to the Business Membership for an additional $50 per person per year.  
  • As of August 1, 2012 American Grant Writers' Association accepts new Business  Members from all States, except businesses registered to do business in Nevada or Utah.
  • List of active Business Members

We invite you to join American Grant Writers' Association!  

Once we receive your Individual or Business membership dues, the Membership Secretary will process your application and send you a Welcome E-mail the following business day.  Your Welcome E-mail will contain your Members Only Login password.  

Membership Rates

  • Individual Membership
    • One Year   $ 99.00 
    • Two Years   $ 185.00   
    • Three Years   $ 275.00  
  • ​Undergraduate Student Membership
    • ​One Year        $ 59.00   (Limited to one year only; renewals are not available at the student rate.)
  • Undergraduate Student Membership for Groups of 10 or more students
    • ​One Year        $49.00   (Limited to one year; renewals are not available at the student rate.)
  • ​Business Membership
    • ​One Year       $179.00
    • Two Years      $340.00       
    • Three Years   $475.00   
    • Extra individuals may be added to the Business Membership for $50.00 per person per year

Membership Benefits and Services for all members include:

  • Member Quarterly e-Newsletter
  • Access to AGWA's Members Only area of our website
  • Eligible to purchase select Online Courses, Webinars, Workshops, and Certified Grant Writer® Series at the Member Rate
  • Monthly Tips on Grant Writing, Grant Consulting, and Nonprofit Capacity Building
  • Listing in online Membership Directory
  • Eligible to Join Special Interest Groups (SIG) such as Agriculture and Animal Welfare, Children and Youth, Economic Development, Education PK-12, Environment, Grant Management, Healthcare, Higher Education, Homeland Security, Housing, Human Services, International, Justice and Law Enformcement, Libraries and Literacy, Local Government, Medical Research, Mental Health, Museums and Visual Arts, Native Americans, Performing Arts, Public Health, Religion, Scientific Research, Seniors, Special Education, Training and Labor, Transportation, and Veterans.  Members may join as many SIGs as they want to join.  Each quarter the SIG members receive an e-mail from the SIG Chairpersons on timely topics.
  • Eligible to purchase a Mentoring Program for Members Only
    • Review Mentor for a Foundation / Corporate Grant
    • Review Mentor for a Federal, State, or Local Government Grant
    • Grant Writing Mentor for a Foundation / Corporate Grant
    • Grant Writing Mentor for a Federal, State or Local Government Grant
  • Members Discount when registering for the AGWA Grant Conference or Pre-Conference
  • Eligible to submit a resume to our Resume Bank
  • Opportunity to become a Certified Grant Writer®
Discounts from Business Partners available only to Members 
  • Professional Liability Insurance (E&O) and Business Liability Insurance
  • Health Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Auto Insurance, Life Insurance, and other insurance products
  • Land's End merchandise with AGWA's logo
  • Certified Grant Writers® have the right to use American Grant Writers' Association's logo or Certified Grant Writer® logo.
Business Member Benefits

Business Member Benefits

  • Business Membership Certificate suitable for framing
  • Individual Membership Certificate suitable for framing
  • Use of AGWA's electronic Business Member Logo for your Website, business cards and other promotional literature
  • Eligible to purchase merchandise with the Business Member Logo at AGWA's Lands' End online store
  • 2 Complimentary Contract Opportunity advertisements on AGWA's website annually
  • Listing on AGWA's website as a Business Member
  • Access to GrantStation's® Research Database for local, state, national, and international grant opportunities.  The membership begins on the 1st of the month following purchase and is active for 1 year.
  • All of the individual member benefits
     List of active Business Members
Before Making Your Purchase ...

Before Making Your Purchase ...

Before making your purchase please read the following web pages

  • "Refund and Rescheduling",
  • "Professional Ethics and Standards" and
  • "Debit / Credit Card Purchases".
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