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Harvest Development Group is a business consultant firm working specifically with nonprofits, helping them embrace the best business practices into their organization for exceptional results.

Whether you are understaffed, underfunded, or under-skilled our expertise and services, combined with our personal, straightforward approach will help you create a path to productive outcomes. This will enable you to help your organization meet today’s challenges while preparing for a profitable and successful future.

Recent Blog Posts

Donor Relationships

Posted on May 18, 2017

By Melanie Cecarelli When I’m in a social setting and people learn I’m with a nonprofit consulting firm, it’s like being a CPA being asked a tax question or a physician being asked, “Does this look infected to you?” I usually get questions or comments about how nonprofits are missing an important feature when it… Read more »

Give Back Tuesday

Posted on November 30, 2016

By Melanie Cecarelli With the holiday season upon us, how many emails, text alerts, and Facebook ads did you receive for Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales? And now there’s “Give Back Tuesday”, a way for nonprofits to maximize year end giving with donors. On “Give Back Tuesday”, I’m struck by the number of appeals… Read more »

In Difficult Economy, City of Hartford Seeks Grant Development Help

Posted on November 11, 2016

We are honored to have been recently chosen by the City of Hartford to facilitate grant development services, in support of their effort to increase sustainable funding for needed and viable city programs. This is the fourth contract with a municipality we have received in the last year. We are enthusiastic about this project and… Read more »