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About Kelly Segal Consulting

Kelly Segal Consulting is a nonprofit management and communications firm known for building better organizations and purpose-driven businesses through innovation, strategic planning, and communications that catalyze results.

About Kelly Segal

Kelly Segal has had over 20 years of experience playing an integral role in elevating the development departments in nonprofits of all sizes. These include numerous prestigious organizations in a variety of sectors, such as community federations, institutions of higher learning, social justice nonprofits, educational alliances, and political advocacy organizations.

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I’m inspired by the dedication of professionals and volunteers who work tirelessly to strengthen organizations that do crucial work in our communities. I have the benefit of speaking their language, and understanding their structures. Having spent significant time immersed in the nonprofit culture, I can work quickly to solve problems and implement solutions that I know work.

I am 100% about quality deliverables. These organizations need and deserve the very best support—they are absolutely changing the world.



Management Consulting

Kelly Segal Consulting is committed to services that transform organizations and accelerate impact.


Development Strategies

Fundraising is challenging for nearly any nonprofit organization. Doing it well means communicating your vision in a way that resonates deeply


Professional & Volunteer Coaching

Building internal capacity through professional and volunteer coaching.


Leadership & Culture Change Workshops

A key element of successful organizational change management is navigating that change together as a team.


Expert Writing & Editing

Kelly Segal Consulting has experience deep in the trenches with all manner of persuasive writing.

What people are saying

Kelly helped us to create thoughtful and organized systems for all of our Development activities and communications. For certain, these systems have helped to increase our fundraising success. Kelly's worked with us closely on exactly how to design and implement systems that are specific to the needs of our organization and make our development function significantly more efficient and effective.

Kate Wood, Chief Advancement Officer, The Steppingstone Foundation

What people are saying

Kelly is so knowledgable in the areas of management. She listened well, was so affirming, and gave me really great guidance. I'll definitely be working with her again!

Elaine T., Founder & Executive Director, Cultivate International

What people are saying

I worked with Kelly at CJP and recommended her for a grantee consulting project. She is smart, professional, dynamic and outcome-oriented. Kelly will engage in issues, problem solve with you, and implement the right approach.

Karyn Cohen Leviton, Director, One8 Foundation, Boston, MA

What people are saying

Kelly was phenomenal to work with. She made excellent suggestions, and was succinct and efficient with deliverables. We are very grateful for her time, tremendous suggestions, and excellent writing skills. We couldn't have been happier with her work and hope to work with her again.

Priscilla Cartagena, LifeTies, Ewing, NJ

What people are saying

Kelly is fantastic. She is deeply passionate about our mission and it showed in determination to provide a high-quality product.

Kristi Davis, Vice President of Development, TechBridge Girls, Oakland, CA

What people are saying

I have been in fundraising for nearly 30 years, and I learn something new from Kelly every time we meet. She brings incredible expertise, emotional intelligence, and strategy to her work and has been an invaluable resource to Steppingstone as we have sought to take our development program to the next level.

Kelly Glew, Executive Director, Steppingstone, Boston, MA

What people are saying

Kelly has been extraordinarily helpful in providing our nonprofit with development strategies that are pragmatic and concrete.

Michelle Cove, Executive Director, Media Girls, Brookline, MA

What people are saying

“Kelly has a unique combination of creativity and innovation, natural business acumen, and intellectual horsepower. With more than 20 years of experience, she is able to view nonprofits holistically, and can deftly sight challenges and inefficiencies. She has a particular interpersonal savvy, serving her well in supervisory roles and efficient process management. What’s more, Kelly is an experienced development writer who can quickly focus a vision and communicate persuasively.”

Amy Mitman, Vice President of Development, CJP Boston


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