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BKF Invests in our Communities and Clients by Expanding our Grants and Funding Team

Seasoned Pros Doug Fleming, JD and Marley Mueller, JD, join BKF!

BKF welcomes Doug Fleming, JD and Marley Mueller, JD, expanding our grants and funding team arming our clients with resources to seek project funding. Both have dedicated their work to partnering with city and county governments, and public service organizations to raise funds as they develop and implement innovative projects. Joining BKF, they lead a team of professionals who serve the needs of large counties, municipalities and nonprofits, while still being able to help smaller organizations secure funding and flourish.

Doug Fleming, JD

Doug brings over 25 years of combined experience in grants, project and community funding, legal, government, and nonprofit consulting experience to BKF.

Marley Mueller, JD

Marley is a seasoned technical writer and funding strategist and has successfully sourced, secured, and managed grant funding that provides much needed resources for communities.

Doug Fleming, JD, Director of Funding Strategies

Doug Fleming, JD brings over 25 years of combined experience in grants, project and community funding, legal, government, and nonprofit consulting experience to BKF. This includes organizational development, grant writing, grant management, and strategic planning for public agencies, local governments, and private nonprofits. Doug also excels in funding strategy development for large and complex projects, as well as developing funding plans with a wide range of compatible grant opportunities from federal, state and foundation funders.

Doug holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vassar College and a Juris Doctorate degree from Northwestern University School of Law. Doug brings a unique and invaluable suite of tools, having practiced as a corporate finance attorney, that will benefit BKF’s clients. His legal training enhances the level of technical writing required in preparing winning grant applications.

Doug’s commitment to our communities is exemplified through his public services and support of charitable organizations. He currently serves the City of Nevada, CA as Mayor, the Food Bank of Nevada County as President of the Board of Directors, and the Miner’s Foundry and Cultural Center as a Board Member. An avid outdoorsman, you can find Doug frolicking in the Sierras with his family when he’s not crafting innovative proposals for his clients.

Marley Mueller, JD, Funding Strategies Manager

Marley Mueller, JD is a seasoned technical writer and funding strategist who holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of West Los Angeles and Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Davis. After working as an Associate in the corporate sector, she saw a tremendous and unmet funding need in the government and non-profit arena. For the past 15 years, Marley has successfully assisted government agencies in sourcing, securing, and managing grant funding, as well as designing, developing and implementing strategic funding plans. She has served as funding project manager and lead grant writer for multi-million-dollar projects throughout California and specializes in the housing sector. Most notably, Marley was recently selected as a US Department of Justice evaluator based on her successful experience with complex government grant applications. Marley was formerly a professional Big Mountain skier and cyclist and now runs ultramarathons.

About BKF’s Grants and Funding Services:

BKF’s grants and funding services strengthen community efforts and promote positive change by helping organizations exceed their fiscal and organizational goals. We leverage our 100+ years of legal, local, and federal government experience, differentiating us and leading us to successfully secure over $200M of project funding.

BKF provides a full suite of grant and funding services, including:

• Needs Assessment
• Grant Identification and Tracking
• Grant Proposal Development
• Grant Writing
• Post-Grant Management and Administration
• Communications and Advocacy

Learn more about our full services here.

 

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