About NGMA

NGMA Mission

Cultivate a community of excellence in grants management through
education, certification, integrity, and professional connections.

  NGMA Provides the Resources You Need    

NGMA connects professionals in the grants field to improve and unify the grants delivery process by bringing together the professionals involved in this process so that they may learn from each other.

NGMA supports the complete, evolving process of grants management across all levels — from the grantor to the grant recipient — and everyone in between and beyond.






  NGMA Represents Your Organization  
  Representatives from all levels of government and organizations in the private sector belong to NGMA, creating a diverse community of resources:  
  • Federal Government Agencies
  • State Government Agencies
  • Local Government Agencies
  • Tribal Government
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Institutions of Higher Education
  • Faith-Based Organizations


  NGMA Members are Committed to Excellence  
  • Grants Management Specialists
  • Grants Management Officers
  • Grants Coordinators
  • Grants Developers
  • Grants Administrators
  • Grants Compliance Managers & Officers
  • Grantees
  • Grants Policy Analysts
  • Chiefs of Grants
  • Directors of Sponsored Programs
  • Budget Analysts
  • Financial Managers
  • Financial Analysts
  • Financial Specialists
  • Financial Administrators
  • Procurement Officers
  • Fiscal Officers
  • Program Officers


  NGMA Benefits the Grants Management Professional  
  NGMA offers a variety of opportunities and venues to increase your knowledge base:  
  • Immediate electronic announcements about important grants management actions, procedures, and laws
  • Opportunities to network with federal funders and agencies
  • Latest in grants management training through webinar, webcast, and live delivery
  • Capacity to earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.
  • Engaging in the advancement, understanding, and recognition of the grants management profession by integrating the NGMA Grants Management Body of Knowledge (GMBoK) into everyday professional practice, ranging from program management to fiscal management to financial management.

To find the information necessary to apply for a Federal grant, consult the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA), www.cfda.gov.  The CFDA provides a short summary of each grant program, as well as contact information for Federal agencies that award grants.  For more information on grant opportunities, please visit www.grants.gov. Grants.gov allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.

NGMA is not a grant-making organization and does not award grants.