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Welcome, and thank you for your interest in the South Carolina Chapter!

If you are thinking about joining the South Carolina Chapter and want to learn more about the benefits of membership, please contact our Membership Committee Chair, Elisa Strickler at


Membership to the South Carolina Chapter is $25 per year and open to any current National GPA member.  Benefits of a chapter membership include access to exclusive and thought-provoking webinars/workshops, networking with local grant professionals, and eligibility to participate in scholarship opportunities for membership and the annual GPA National Conference.


If you have general questions about the South Carolina Chapter, please feel free to reach out to our Chapter President, Cris Felty at cris.felty at


Regular Chapter Communications

To stay in touch with us and receive up to date information on chapter news, information and offerings via email, please be sure that your contact information is up to date and accurate on your GrantZone profile.


If you are a paid chapter member, your access to the South Carolina Chapter Community has already been granted.


Check GrantZone regularly. It is our primary source of communication outside of email.


*If you need assistance with GrantZone access, please visit


Upcoming Chapter Meetings:
Our chapter holds monthly meetings, which are held in person or via webinar. Meetings will be made available and posted on the South Carolina Chapter Community within GrantZone.

If you are a paid member, your access has already been granted to this community, so be sure to check it out, as this is our main source of communication.  


Current Chapter Board Members
Cris Felty
Trident Technical College
cris.felty at
Past President
Alicia Kokkinis (“A-leash-a Coke-ee-nis”)
Charleston County School District
alicia_kokkinis at

Vice President
Dr. Roger Johnson
Medical University of South Carolina
johnsrog at
Sylvia Woodall, GPC
Grant Consultant
Brasil8a at

Lisa Finley
Grant Resource Group LLC
grantwriterlf at
Membership Committee Chair
Elisa Strickler, GPC
Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation
Elisa.m.strickler at

Marketing Committee Chair
Kim Theva
Anderson Interfaith Ministries (AIM)