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Ann Poole | Elance
Last Sign-in: Mar 2, 2015

Ann Poole

Professional Grant Writer
   United States
  |   Mendota Heights, MN


Minimum Hourly Rate $38

I provide exceptional grant writing services and health content writing primarily on behalf of health care clients seeking marketing assistance and foundation, corporate, and government philanthropic support. I have had great success in this work over the past several years in particular. Since 2009, I have raised more than $3.7 million for two separate non-profit health care organizations.

I am an engaging, dynamic, and energetic individual with a strong attention to details. I have a professional foundation in both research and public...

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Sep 23, 2008|Data Entry|$50|Completed
Sep 3, 2008|Web Content|$0|Working
Jul 3, 2008|Article Writing|$150|Working
Jun 3, 2008|Newsletters|$150|Working

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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Technical Writing Skills Certification
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Email Etiquette Certification
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Service Description

I offer superior public health/health care grant writing inspired by my professional career in fund-raising and my personal passion for community health improvement. My grant writing skills were developed primarily through my career beginning at Hennepin County Medical Center as Director of Grants and Sponsored Projects and are maturing each day in my current role in which Most recently, I served as the Foundation Relations Manager in a multi-hospital, integrated delivery system.

The core value I work from in consulting is passion. Passion is absolutely vital to writing winning proposals. After passion comes honesty and integrity. These values drive my work and are part of what makes me very successful.

In addition to these values, my clients are able to benefit from my VERY unique background in the following areas: Alternative Medicine, Biomedical Research, Medical Anthropology, Public Health, Social Services, and most importantly Health Care Administration.

I will not agree to an assignment if I am unable to provide high quality work as determined by the client.

I provide the following services and more as needed per project:

*Grant Writing
*Letter of Intent/Inquiries Writing
*Web Content Writing
*Summary Writing
*Web/Journal Research
*Prospect Research

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HealthEast Foundation
Foundation Relations Manager/Sr. Grant Writer
2010 - Present
The Foundation Relations Manager builds partnerships to meet ambitious goals for corporate, foundation and government agency support. I am responsible for all steps of the process from donor...
Hennepin County Medical Center
Director of Grants and Sponsored Projects
2008 - 2010
Responsible for developing and growing public and private support by working closely with campus and community healthcare leadership in identifying funding priorities, researching funding sources,...
Ramsey County Public Health Department
Nutrition Assistant Spanish Speaking
2006 - 2008
Provide community nutrition education to families participating in the Women, Infants, and Children program in the public health department. Make referrals to social, medical, and educational...
Traditional Medicine Research Project
2005 - 2005
Designed and completed medical anthropological study on barriers to health access in the Dominican Republic. Prepared all literature support, carried out oral interviews with locals, analyzed the...
National Institutes of Health - Beijing
International Student Trainee
2004 - 2004
Travel to China to conduct motor development research including: data collection and reduction. Motor development project results compiled in extensive Microsoft Excel document to be utilized for...
University of Michigan
Research Assistant
2002 - 2004
Assist in the data reduction of motor development research project on Chilean infants with iron deficiency anemia; organize data in manageble manner; present preliminary results at various...
University of Michigan - Communicable Diseases
Research Fellow
2003 - 2003
Read relavant literature on microflora in gut ecology; follow a mouse model of infection in antibiotic and allergy research and conduct microbiological examination of gut flora through harvesting...
Reflector Newspaper
News Reporter, News Editor
1999 - 2002
Lead high school newspaper student-run staff in a monthly publication; attend school board meetings, journalism conferences, write and edit reports. Won local and state awards for Staffer of the...


University of Minnesota
MHA Executive Healthcare Administration
2010 - Present
University of Michigan
BA Spanish and Medical Anthropology
2002 - 2006
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March 2008
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