The Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI) is an affiliate organization of the Grant Professionals Association (GPA). GPCI is administered independently of GPA, is governed by its own board, has separate financials, and maintains its own 501(c)(3). GPCI is the credentialing body that is solely responsible for the Grant Professional Certified (GPC) credential and the entire process of credentialing for the GPC including establishing examination content and development, exam administration, and the establishment of all qualifications for certification and/or recertification.