Joyce Golbus Poll

J.G. Poll & Associates


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Golbus Poll
J.G. Poll & Associates
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Company Overview
Joyce offers high-level comprehensive and competitive grant writing services for nonprofit organizations. She has a strong record of securing funds for innovative projects and specializes in the fields of 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. Her expertise is in securing grant funds from federal agencies (HRSA, CMS, CDC, ACF, SAMHSA, DOJ), as well as from 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 outcome formulation; proposal writing and submission; and grants management. She can customize any of these services to meet your organization's needs.

Joyce is also your go-to person for fund raising communications and marketing materials. She expertly develops strategic content to bring consumers, donors, and stakeholders to your door. She has a proud history of working with organizations to prepare their annual fundraising plans, too. She is particularly adept at establishing giving councils, creating welcoming series for new donors, and writing appeals, newsletters, brochures and web copy.
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  • Development/Fundraising
  • Grant Writing/Research
  • Writing/Editing
Client List
Joyce considers her target market to be any nonprofit organization that seeks foundation, corporate, or government funding. She works equally well with nationally recognized or affiliated associations, community-based and governmental agencies, school districts, hospitals and local government.

Among the firm's current and past clients are: Arcus Behavioral Health & Wellness; TCA Health (a federally qualified health center); 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
The perfect blend of creative and reliable, Joyce has been my go-to consultant for more than a decade. Beyond earning my trust with her in depth understanding of RFP's and proposal writing, she's strengthened my team by handling all research for both private and government funding and is always alerting me to upcoming opportunities. Joyce is a great writer, easy to work with and has become a value asset to UCP.

Sue O'Donovan
President and Chief Executive Officer
UCP Seguin of Greater Chicago Foundation
Testimonial 2
We finally found the perfect fit for our agency with Joyce. She is responsive, organized, innovative, and truly seeks to find the best funding options for us. Her writing skills and ability to understand every aspect of our work brings her over the top.

Susan Reyna-Guerrero
President and Chief Executive Officer
Beacon Therapeutic Diagnostic & Treatment Center
Testimonial 3
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 9 years and counting with Joyce!

Veronica E. Clarke
President and CEO
TCA Health, Inc.

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