The APMA Center for Professional Advocacy is extending the deadline for applications for the CPA Financial Assistance Grant to October 19. Earlier this year, the application process for these grants was formalized and streamlined into a regularly recurring window for application, running from June 1 to September 15, to align with the Innovation Grant application period, and APMA’s fiscal year. These grants are meant to provide direct financial support to a state component society for its legal, state legislative, and regulatory initiatives. In order to evaluate whether or not your state component should apply for a CPA Assistance Grant, please consider the following:
Mandatory Eligibility Requirements:
Additional selection criteria that the CPA and APMA Board of Trustees (BOT) considers include:
As a reminder, the application and use of money from a CPA Financial Assistance Grant can be used quite broadly. Examples below:
However, the funds are not meant to support a fixed ongoing cost like the salary of staff, regular ongoing consultants or lobbyists, or the costs of regularly incurred administrative overhead.
In order to be considered for this grant, please complete the form found on www.apma.org/CPA. States submitting a request must submit a 2022 State Component Self-Assessment as part of their application.
If you have any questions whatsoever, please do not hesitate to contact Associate Director, Center for Professional Advocacy and Health Policy & Practice Gail Reese at firstname.lastname@example.org.