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PEAK Grantmaking

Member Benefits

Membership in PEAK Grantmaking helps you build your skills and knowledge, while improving your grantmaking practices.

Connections with Colleagues

Turn to other members for advice, brainstorming, best practices, answers to pressing questions, and insights on trending issues.

  • Chapter meetings bring members together in local settings for networking, discussion, and learning.
  • CONNECT, PEAK Grantmaking’s popular online member community, serves as a peer-to-peer sounding board, advice column, brainstorming hub, Q&A session, and support system.
  • Member Directory links you to colleagues locally and nationally, helping you build your professional network.

Learning Program

Our learning program is designed to meet the needs of grants management professionals at all levels and across career paths.

Leadership Opportunities

Volunteers with PEAK Grantmaking gain practical experience, strengthen skills, meet new colleagues, and support the field.

  • Use your creative talents in service to your professional association and your colleagues.
  • Boost your resume with responsibilities outside your daily assignments and roles that grow your leadership abilities.
  • Help recruit and train a new generation of practitioners.
  • Invest in the growth and reputation of the field of grants management.


Explore approaches to improve grantmaking efficiency and direct more resources to mission.

  • Technology reports offer tactics for using technology to enhance decision-making while reducing application and reporting burdens.
  • PEAK Grantmaking Journal, our member magazine written by and for grants management professionals and other thought leaders, covers issues shaping the increasingly complex world of grantmaking.

Stay Current

Keep current with news about changes in the field, emerging issues, and hot topics.

  • Monthly and weekly newsletters feature insights on trending topics, the latest resources, and invitations to upcoming events.
  • Insights published weekly explore philanthropic trends, looking around corners to see what’s now and what’s next for members.