Strategic Philanthropy Consulting

We help nonprofits do more good as they 

combat illiteracy.end chronic homelessness.revitalize communities.set teens up for success.provide opportunities to those in need.

Our Comprehensive Approach

We know nonprofits face a host of challenges. So, we take a holistic look at your organization and help you connect the dots for better outcomes. We build a deep understanding of who you are and who you serve so you receive unique solutions to your organization’s needs. Our comprehensive approach brings together organizational development, fund development and storytelling possibilities so you can realize your vision and achieve your mission.

Organizational Development

We help refine your mission and develop strategies for a sustainable, thriving organization.

Fund Development

We build networking strategies and connect you with the right sources to achieve your fundraising goals.

Creative Storytelling

We craft your messaging, telling impactful stories that appeal and get results.

“We can’t save the world, but we can make it a better place by helping those who help others.”

— Jim Vella, CEO & Founder, The Vella Group

Our Impact

We partner with organizations that make service their mission. While based in the City of Detroit, the Vella Group’s impact reaches across the country. Our passion is helping nonprofits that work on food security, safe housing, mental health, support for the disabled, economic development for BIPOC-owned businesses and educational outreach to all.

Pope Francis Center Bridge Housing Campus Groundbreaking

“The Vella Group makes it easier for us to do the vital work of serving Detroit’s homeless population, our most vulnerable citizens.”

Pope Francis Center Bridge Housing Community Meeting

“The Vella Group is helping us build new community partnerships and connections with community leaders with the purpose of solving the literacy crisis.”

kids reading books

“The Vella Group has been instrumental in taking our stakeholder outreach to the next level. They are flexible, professional and deliver a high caliber of work.”

Small business owner at small business conference

“We partnered with The Vella Group to present the first Detroit gallery dedicated to artists with disabilities. These pop-up exhibits gave exposure and recognition to talented artists who might not have had this opportunity otherwise.”

PASC Gallery Artwork by Artists with Disabilities

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