Robert Hull has been a grant writer for 22 years, first at WSU Office of Research Administration (1994-1998) and the Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation (1998-2016). In 1996, he co-founded the Kansas Professional Grant Association in Wichita, which continues currently with chapters in Wichita and Topeka, Kansas. Robert joined the national Grant Professionals Association (GPA) in 2003 and in 2007 he was among the first cohort to obtain the Grant Professionals Certification, passing a psychometrically validated exam. In 2003 Robert became a KPGA "Million Dollar Member," and in total he won $4.6 million in grants for WSU and CPRF. Since 2008, Robert Hull has been a GPA Mentor for other grant writers. Since 2015 he has taught the "Grantwriting 101 for Community Nonprofits" course for the WSU Community Education program at the WSU Metroplex.