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Andrea Yegros
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Tip Tucker Kendall Named Executive Director of the National Grants Management Association

OCTOBER 31, 2022 – STERLING, VA  The National Grants Management Association (NGMA) proudly announces that Tip Tucker Kendall, CAE, has been named as its new executive director. After initially joining in NGMA in August 2021 as senior director of operations, she has held the position of interim executive director since February.



2022 NGMA Award Winners

April 20, 2022 – Arlington, VA  The winners of the 2022 NGMA Awards were honored at the Annual Grants Training (AGT) event in Arlington, Va. on April 20. Congratulations to Jeff Myers, Gil Tran and Ángel Vélez-Pérez. All three gentlemen were recognized for making a positive and lasting impact in grants management. The winners were nominated by their colleagues and selected by an NGMA panel.



Grants Profession Expands With COVID-19 Funding
Professional Community Fills Gaps in Training, Support

APRIL 15, 2022 – STERLING, VA - As President Biden and Congress hammer out the next round of COVID-related funding, grants managers across the country aren’t quite ready to look ahead. They are still in the final months of putting to bed over $150 billion in Coronavirus Relief Fund activities from the CARES Act, and the process of auditing that money is still ongoing.