Securing grant funding for a new initiative or operating support is challenging, especially in today's economy. To be successful, 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 determine how to best communicate them to a wide variety of audiences. With experience in federal, state, foundation, corporate and sponsorship proposals, we have helped clients secure grants in excess of $14 million.


  • 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.
  • Funding research. There are thousands of foundations and corporations as well as government funding sources at the federal, state and local levels. Through careful research, we develop a calendar of funders whose goals align with your programs and funding needs. Learn more...
  • Grant proposal writing. As communication experts, we turn your innovative projects into proposals that speak to the heart while focusing on outcomes. 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. Learn more…
  • Cultivation. It is critical to your fundraising success that you cultivate strong relationships with funders and potential funders. We create memorable marketing tools that successfully promote your mission.

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.

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About Us

With more than 35 years of experience in marketing communications, Joan B. Marcus Communications knows what it takes to build your brand through the power of words. We understand the big picture. We sweat the small stuff. We take writing seriously.

Contact Joan B. Marcus Communications today to build your brand through the power of words.