Georgia Association for Development Professionals

The Georgia Association for Development Professionals (GADP) serves as a resource for advancing the professionalism of development officers in health care institutions through educational opportunities, networking and association with a larger statewide organization. Membership consists of professionals who are employed as development officers, hospital foundation directors, vice presidents, vice presidents for advancement and other development staff members. 

Society dues are $75/year per society and provide valuable member-only access and discounts on your society annual conference and other educational opportunities throughout the year. 



Upcoming Events

 2022 SCSHFD/GADP Annual Conference

July 20-22

Sonesta Resort

Hilton Head, SC

Registration is now open for the SC Hospital Fund Development (SCHFD) & the Georgia Association for Development Professionals (GADP) Annual Conference! The three-day event will be held July 20-22 at The Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head, SC. 

To book your hotel reservations:

Room rate is, $249 plus 11% tax ($27.39), $3.00 a day for destination fee, $25 a day for resort fee. Rates are good for 2 days prior to & 2 days after the event.

Group Code:  071922SCHA

Posting Master:  9083


We have a great agenda lined up for you, including two featured speakers who will both give two presentations each. Gail Perry, board expert coach and founder of the Gail Perry Group, will present “Fire Up Your Board for Fundraising: Turn Their Passion into Action” and “The Roadmap for a Highly Profitable Major Gifts Program." Bill Littlejohn, SVP & CEO of SHARP Healthcare Foundation will present “Perspectives on a Career in Health Care Philanthropy and “A Comprehensive Approach to Physician Engagement & Grateful Patient Philanthropy.”

To register for the conference, visit the SCHA web calendar of events. Select this event, view the agenda, and register online.

A registration and payment confirmation will be emailed directly to you once you complete the registration process. If you have any questions, please contact Kim Wooten, 
Specialist, Professional Membership Groups, SCHA