Making the world better, one project at a time
MARK HALL DUNLAP, GPC*
I have more than 20 years experience identifying and securing grant funding.
I have more than 16 years experience in municipal parks and recreation.
I have more than 6 years experience in nonprofit fundraising.
I have more than 20 years experience in senior leadership positions.
I have experience in large, multi-department organizations and small-shop agencies.
*I am a Grant Professional Certified (GPC) through the Grant Professional Certification Institute
I initiated and led the City of Lenexa, Kansas, to become the tenth agency in the United States to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA).
I have raised more than $138.04 million in grant and contract funding for nonprofit organizations and businesses, averaging 9 successful grants per year and $5.22 million per year.
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE:
Healthcare/Academic Medical Centers
Parks and Recreation/Municipal Government
Domestic/Sexual Violence Services
Urban Core Social Services
Dunlap Grantworks LLC: Owner/Principal
Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation: Grant Writer
Preferred Family Healthcare: Senior Grants Writer
Newhouse: Vice President of Development
St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Day School: Director of Stewardship and Development
City of Lenexa, Kansas: Assistant Parks and Recreation Director and Recreation Superintendent
City of Moberly, Missouri: Superintendent of Recreation
City of Overland Park, Kansas: Seasonal Park Laborer
*Grant Professional Certified (GPC): 2012 through 2022
Grant Professional Certification Institute (GPCI) - GPC Essay Scoring Group: 2019
GPCI - GPC Eligibility Packet Rating Group: 2019 to the present
Grant Professionals Association (GPA): 2006 to the present
GPA Heart of America Chapter: 2009 to the present
GPA Heart of America Chapter Board of Directors: 2010 to 2012 and 2015 to 2017
GPA Heart of America Chapter President: 2010, 2011, 2015, and 2016
GPA Heart of America Chapter Regional Grants Conference Committee: 2016 and 2018
GPA Pioneer Award Committee: 2010 to 2016
Nonprofit Connect: 2002 to 2014
Mid-America Planned Giving Council: 2001 to 2006
National Committee on Planned Giving: 2001 to 2006
Association of Fundraising Professionals: 2000 to 2003
National Recreation and Park Association: 1984 to 1998
Missouri Park and Recreation Association: 1984 to 1989
Kansas Recreation and Park Association: 1989 to 1998