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At MD&M Consulting, we help organizations achieve their goals through mission-driven strategic planning, organizational development, and grant writing optimization.

Using an integrated approach to strategic planning, grant writing, grant administration, program development, and evaluation, we can help you and your organization secure, manage and maintain funding from a variety of sources.  MD&M is a full-service consultancy, providing a cohesive array of services to cities, counties, school districts, and nonprofits.  Contact us to discover how we can partner together and help your organization effectively achieve its goals.


MD&M Consulting exists to strengthen community efforts and promote positive change by helping organizations exceed their fiscal and organizational goals.  Our unique approach leverages years of legal and business experience, which is not only what differentiates us, but also what makes us so successful. 

With years of experience, our staff has the capabilities and expertise to take your agency to the next level. At MD&M Consulting, we combine our legal insights and training with our advanced technical writing skills to transform your organization and exceed your goals.  We're proud to help shape and improve how our clients execute successful grant funding strategies and plan for the future.


Our Services



Grant Writing

An exciting opportunity for public agencies and nonprofit organizations to bring in the funds needed to strengthen existing programs or implement new ideas. We can help develop, write and administer a full grant calendar or secure specific grants.

Strategic Planning

An excellent opportunity to create a blueprint for putting a community’s best ideas into action. MD&M specializes in guiding planning processes rooted in a deep understanding of existing systems, goals, and desired outcomes.


We design our organizational development services using tools that help our clients have a greater understanding of their internal systems and how they can increase their impact in the lives of the people they serve. 

Tactical Support

We provide a wide range of support options for organization help improve work flow, capacity building, program design, collaboration and more. Just let us know your goals and we will help you reach them.

Meet The Team


MD&M Consulting has a team of exceptional and results-driven members with wide range of valuable skill sets who love to partner with our diverse range of clientele. Through collaboration and developing a deep understanding of our client's programs, goals and needs, we eloquently articulate your ideas and bring your projects to life. The team is led by Marley and Doug, lawyers with well honed technical writing, project management and strategic planning abilities that have enabled them to become highly successful grant writers and community leaders adept at navigating the fast-changing and increasingly complex and competitive resource development and grant funding environment. 









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Marley is a seasoned technical writer who holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of West Los Angeles and Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Davis.  Marley has successfully assisted nonprofit organizations and government agencies in sourcing, securing and managing grant funding, as well as designing, developing and implementing strategic plans. She has served as funding project manager and lead grant writer for multi-million-dollar projects throughout California. Marley was recently selected as a SAMHSA grant evaluator based on her successful experience with complex government grant applications. 


After working in the corporate sector as financial consultant, Marley saw a tremendous and unmet funding need in the nonprofit arena. As a result, she made a deeply rewarding career move and dedicated herself to partnering with public service organizations to raise money to expand their service capacity and create new programs.  She now leads a team of professionals who serve the needs of large municipalities and nonprofits, while still being able to help smaller organizations secure funding and flourish.


Marley works with her husband and business partner Doug Fleming as co-founders of MD&M Consulting, an organization designed to help nonprofits and government agencies achieve their missions and reach their funding goals.  When she’s not in the office working, Marley can be found on the ski slopes, running ultra-marathons and frolicking in the Sierras with Doug and their 10-year-old son, Max.

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Doug brings over 25 years of legal, business and nonprofit consulting experience, and more than 15 years of direct fundraising experience to the MD&M Consulting team. This includes organizational consulting, grant writing, grant management and strategic planning for public agencies, local governments and private nonprofits. Doug also has experience in grant strategy development and administration, strategic planning and project management in the public and social services sectors.


Doug holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vassar College and a Juris Doctorate degree from Northwestern University School of Law. Doug’s deep commitment to nonprofit development and community leadership is exemplified through his service as a member of the Nevada City Council, president of the Food Bank of Nevada County’s Board of Directors and a member of the Miner’s Foundry and Cultural Center Board of Directors. He has served as Chairman of the Adult and Family Services Commission of Nevada County is also a founding member of the Nevada County Reentry Task Force and the Justice and Mental Health Collaborative. 


He and his wife and business partner founded MD&M Consulting to help organizations focus on their missions, while their team services all of your strategic planning, grant writing, grants management, and program evaluation needs. 



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