The 2019 Silver State Grant Conference has sold out and is no longer accepting registrations. To receive a registration refund, submit a written request to no later than Monday, December 3. Refunds (no fee) will not be processed until after the conference.If you'd like to be alerted of conference news including early information about the 2020 Silver State Grant Conference in Las Vegas, please subscribe to our conference listserv (see right).

      Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

      Thanks to the National Grant Management Association's generous sponsorship, the Silver State Grant Conference is excited to offer Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits toward professional certification to pre-conference and conference attendance for free. The Pre-Conference Federal Funding Forecast event on Jan. 10 offers 4.8 CPE credits and the one-day conference on Jan. 11 offers an additional 8.5 CPE credits. Conference attendees who select this option on their registration forms will be provided with the sign-in/out requirements needed to verify workshop attendance shortly before the conference.

        Venue & Lodging

        The Silver State Grant Conference is being held at the Silver Legacy Resort, located in downtown Reno, Nevada. Silver Legacy is connected via walkways to Eldorado Resort Casino and Circus Circus Reno, is within walking distance of the Greater Nevada Field, Truckee river and dozens of restaurants and performance venues. To receive the conference rate, use this link to book your Silver Legacy room reservation, or use code SCGDWC9 when calling 1-800-687-8733. You must book by December 10 to be guaranteed the conference rate, which is good only for bookings from Wednesday, January 9, 2019 to Friday, January 11, 2019.

          Conference Program Schedule

          At the Pre-Conference Federal Forecast on Thursday, January 10, you’ll learn directly from 5 federal agencies about 2019 grant opportunities, hear from a panel of federal lobbyists, and network with others at the free pre-conference mixer. The one-day conference on Friday, January 11 will feature keynote speaker Carol A. Kraus and 28 grant-related workshops from which to choose. These sessions are led by seasoned grant professionals who are eager to share their knowledge and will be targeted to beginning, intermediate, or advanced grant professionals. To see the initial list of participating federal agencies, presentations, and presenters, download the workshop schedule (Word .docx). Presenters and topics subject to change. Additional workshops may be added as needed.


            Scholarship applications are no longer being accepted and all applicants have been notified. Two scholarships were awarded thanks to a sponsorship from the Nevada Association of Conservation Districts.