There has never been a better time to join NGMA!

More member benefits, more training options, more networking opportunities... 

For over 36 years, NGMA has been THE organization for grant professionals -- from grantors to grantees, pass-through recipients, subrecipients, auditors, consultants, and others in the field. 

Because NGMA is based in Washington, DC, our members are among the first to be informed about critical federal grants management information that impacts their organizations and daily responsibilities. NGMA's nationwide membership includes grant professionals who work in:

  • Federal grantmaking, oversight, policymaking, and regulatory agencies;
  • State, local, and tribal governments;
  • Nonprofits, including community- and faith-based organizations;
  • Colleges and universities;
  • Hospitals;
  • Foundations;
  • Auditing, law, and consulting firms; and
  • Other private companies that provide products and services to the grants management industry.

NGMA offers individual annual memberships and discount rates for multiyear memberships, groups of 10 or more, and emerging grant professionals.



  • 1 Year - $125
  • 2 Years - $199

Groups (10+ individuals from the same organization)

  • 1 Year - $95 per person
  • 2 Years - $152 per person

Emerging Grant Professionals (for individuals with less than 2 years full-time grants experience) - Emerging membership cannot be purchased online.  Please contact Kelli Klepic in the NGMA Business Office at or (202) 308-9443 to confirm if you qualify for this introductory membership rate.  This rate is not available online.

  • 2 Year membership - $100



Discounted rates for NGMA's Monthly Grants Training Events, Annual Grants Training Program, and other training events

Discounted rate on the Certified Grants Management Specialist (CGMS)

Complimentary online access to the bi-annual, peer-reviewed Journal of the National Grants Management Association

Complimentary online access to the Who's Who in Grants Management Annual Membership Directory

Complimentary online access to grants management job postings

Online Document Exchange:  Access grants management information relevant to your program or organization and share your best practices

Online Peer-to-Peer Grants Management Forum:  Engage with others in the grants management community through online discussions

Member & Industry News E-Alerts throughout the year


Join NGMA today! 

Our charge is to provide you with top-notch grants management resources to assist in your professional development and success!