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Grant Development Maturity Model: Moving from Reactive to Proactive (Jo Miller)

Grant Development Maturity Model™ is a framework for assessing your grant development. GDMM™ assessment is a tool that helps an organization assess the current effectiveness of their grant practices and identifies what is needed to improve performance. GDMM helps organizations characterize the maturity of their grant practices, establish continuous growth in grant development, set priorities for improvement actions, integrate grant development with process improvement, and establish a culture of grant excellence.

What you will learn:

  • Foundational pillars of the grant development maturity model
  • How to move from reactive to proactive grant success
  • Processes that drive predictable outcomes and revenue
  • How to unite your entire organization around grant success

Additional Resources

>>> Download the webinar slides

>>>Download the GPC CEU certificate of completion

>>> Download the GDMM Assessment Worksheet

>>> Jo has a variety of resources available on this topic and more. Please visit to learn more!

Jo Miller, GPC, CSMS | Managing Director and Founder of SmartEGrants
Jo Miller’s experience with nonprofit and public sectors spans over two decades. She’s driven to engage people around common issues to achieve goals by building relationships and facilitating strategic planning and communication. Jo established J. Miller & Associates in 2005 and serves as the owner and lead consultant providing grant, communications, and strategic planning services. Jo serves as a Senior Technical and Communications Advisor for the National Center for Healthy Housing. In this role, she works with grantmaking partners and grantees to leverage resources and expertise to advance effective policies and programs. She is the managing director of Smartegrants, which provides professional development, mentoring, and community spaces for grant professionals. Smartegrants is an Approved Provider for training through the Grant Professionals Certification Institute and Jo is an Approved Trainer through the Grants Professional Association. Jo is the past President of the Grant Professionals Association Board.

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