Securing grant funding for a new initiative is challenging, especially in today's tight economy. To be successful, your grant proposals must be clear, concise and convincing. Whether you need help meeting a tight deadline or capturing the essence of your program in words, turn to Joan B. Marcus Communications for grant writing solutions. Our approach is collaborative. We take the time to understand your ideas and communicate them in words that are understood by a wide variety of people. With experience in federal, state, foundation and sponsorship proposals, we have helped clients secure grants in excess of $13 million since 2005. Click here for a partial list of grants won.
Case statement. A strong case statement is clear, succinct and memorable. It provides the rationale for your program and justification for funding. It also serves as the foundation for grant solicitation and helps to focus grant research. Read more ...
Funding research. There are thousands of foundations and corporations as well as government sources at the federal, state and local levels that provide funding to nonprofit organizations. Through careful research, we develop a list of funders whose goals align with your programs and funding needs. We also provide on-going funding research based on your targeted needs.
Proposal development. As communication experts, we turn your innovative projects into proposals that are clear, concise and convincing. As team players, we take the time to understand your ideas and capture them in words that make your initiatives come to life. We also can assist you throughout the proposal development process by facilitating planning meetings with your staff and collaborators as well as conducting research to support your proposal. Read more ...
Cultivation. Whether or not your proposal is funded, it is critical that you continue to cultivate relationships with potential funders through regular communication. We create marketing tools that help you promote your mission and stay in touch with funders.
Joan B. Marcus Communications LLC is registered as a professional fundraising counsel with the Pennsylvania Department of State's Bureau of Charitable Organizations under the Soliciation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act., 10 P.S. section 162.1 et seq., and is authorized to provide fundraising services on behalf of charitable organizations provided that written contracts with the charitable organizations have been filed with, and approved by, the Bureau.