Joyce Golbus Poll

J.G. Poll & Associates


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Golbus Poll
J.G. Poll & Associates
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5445 N. Sheridan Rd.
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Joyce offers high-level comprehensive and competitive grant writing services for mid- and large-sized nonprofit organizations. She has a strong record of securing funds for innovative projects and specializes in health and disabilities, children and youth, and human and social services. Joyce works equally well with community-based agencies, national or affiliate organizations, and local governments. Joyce is well-versed in health equity, health disparities, and social determinants of health and works equally well with federally qualified health centers, health systems, national or affiliate organizations, and local governments. Her expertise is in securing grant funds from federal agencies, particularly HRSA, and state, city, and private and corporate foundations.
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Joyce holds an extraordinary wealth of skills. Her unique blend of three backgrounds – as a chief executive officer, as a fundraiser, and as a program administrator – gives clients a clear-cut advantage when it comes to writing and creating strategies.

The proposal writing services Joyce offers include organizational research; prospect research and identification; contact building and vetting; need and best practice research; concept development and positioning; outcome formulation; proposal writing and submission; strengthening previously prepared proposals; and grants management. She can customize any of these services to meet your organization's needs.
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  • Development/Fundraising
  • Grant Writing/Research
  • Writing/Editing
Client List
Joyce considers her target market to be any mid- and large-sized nonprofit organizations, health systems, or universities that seek foundation, corporate, or government funding. She works equally well with nationally recognized or affiliated associations, community-based and governmental agencies, hospitals and universities.

Among the firm's current and past clients are: Carle Health; TCA Health (a federally qualified health center); Arcus Behavioral Health & Wellness; Michael Reese Research and Education Foundation; SOS Children's Villages Illinois; Beacon Therapeutic Diagnostic and Treatment Center; Illinois Medical District Guest House; MPN Research Foundation; College of American Pathologists Foundation, Old Irving Park Community Clinic; SGA Youth and Family Services; Adventist Health Network; Mercy Hospital and Medical Center; Cook County Department of Budget and Management Services; TASC (Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities); Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly; Jackson Park Hospital; Marilyn G. Rabb Foundation; United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Chicago; El Valor; Apna Ghar (domestic violence); North Avenue Day Nursery; University of Chicago Medical School, Department of Family Medicine; The Center for Applied Psychology of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Alivio Medical Center (a federally qualified health center); Resurrection Health Care; CURE Epilepsy; National Headache Foundation; American Osteopathic Association; Provena Mercy Medical Center; Saint Anthony Hospital; Reading Power; Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Aurora; Between Friends (domestic violence); Career Resource Center; S&S Development; Onward Neighborhood House; Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition; and, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
Testimonial 1
“Joyce took us through the process of developing our Health Transformation proposal, the first time for us. She was an excellent guide and experienced hand at what to stretch for and what to leave behind. She was amazing at taking our concepts and transforming them into the impactful and engaging prose we needed. We have found an invaluable partner for our future endeavors.”

— Timothy Meneely, DO, FAAP
Medical Director, Vermilion County Carle Health
Testimonial 2
"Joyce continues to amaze us with her skills and breadth of knowledge. She is a superb writer, adeptly prepares federal and foundation proposals, and is a tremendous resource to our agency regarding programs and operations. We’re at fourteen years and counting with Joyce!"

— Veronica E. Clarke
President and CEO
TCA Health, Inc.
Testimonial 3
“Our HRSA grant was funded!!! It was a very competitive funding cycle, and we are thrilled, as well as extremely grateful to you for your hard work and expert guidance on the proposal.”

— Melissa Nothnagle
Family Medicine Residency Director, Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island/Alpert Medical School of Brown University

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