The catalyst

"People hire Karen to help increase
their revenues by up to 300 percent—

what they walk away
with are strategies
that improve their
organization's forever."

Expertise for Businesses

Karen Eber Davis helps business use philanthropy as a propulsion tool to grow their profits and performance. She offers a range of services to help businesses grow profits, productivity, plus improve the communities where they operate.

Expertise for Nonprofits

Grow Your Nonprofit’s Income and Resources. Seven types of nonprofit income exist. Have you fully explored all of them? As the leading authority on nonprofit revenue, Karen helps create dynamic partnerships, that make an extraordinary impact.

Quick Tip Videos

Karen's video series is designed to answer your questions about best practice ways to find resources and revenue for your organization. Generate ideas, resources, and funding to fulfill your goals in creative, effective and brilliant ways.

"Working with Karen is fantastic, easy, logical, and effective — it absolutely saved us time and money and helped us raise over a million dollars."
Christine M. Smith
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS THE SALVATION ARMY, MANATEE COUNTY

yOUR GUIDE FOR SUSTAINABLE NONPROFIT REVENUE

In this practical and persuasive new book, you will discover the seven streams of nonprofit income. Drawing on two decades of investigation and over 1,000 interviews with nonprofit leaders, in 7 Nonprofit Income Streams, Karen Eber Davis clarifies the confusing, competitive and messy garage world of nonprofit income.

Can Philanthropy Actually Help Your Bottom Line?

Awaken your thinking about corporate social responsibility (CSR) and business philanthropy. This e-book brief shows you how to generate greater performance and profits at your firm with strategic philanthropy. Discover how to improve your community, improve your profits and performance, and reach your philanthropic potential. This brief introduces you to the untapped power of strategic corporate social responsibility.

Read Karen's Newsletters

Added Value, the newsletter, focuses on nonprofit income development, fundraising, and board development. In The Link you will discover the distinctive opportunities nonprofit and businesses share. Why choose between Karen’s newsletters when you can have both?

"I love working with Karen. She’s very good at discovering what it is that I need and she has great instincts. The combination of the two offers amazing outcomes that exceeds my expectations."
Jennifer Silva
TAMPA BAY WATCH
  • Watch: How to Build Better Customer Relationships and Give Back

    Watch: How to Build Better Customer Relationships and Give Back

    How can you use philanthropy and nonprofit events as tools to build deeper relationships with your customers? Watch this video to discover how attending activities and talking about your favorite nonprofits can help you enjoy better customer connections. Click on video image to watch.Read More »
  • How Can You Thank Your Donors So They Give Again?

    How Can You Thank Your Donors So They Give Again?

    You’d like your donors to give again and again. How can you thank your donors in a way that maximizes their future gifts and involvement? Listen to this video to get answers about how to write a thank you note that expresses gratitude and much more. If you have any advice on how to grow... View ArticleRead More »
  • The Board vs. Staff Game: Replacing Divide and Conquer with Let’s Make Millions Together

    The Board vs. Staff Game: Replacing Divide and Conquer with Let’s Make Millions Together

    It started with a threat, from a board member in the midst of a board meeting. “If she doesn’t produce in a year, she’s out of here.” Thirty seconds. Sixty seconds. Silence hung in the room like fog at dawn. I was beginning my third job with a nonprofit. The first two positions were highly-sought-after... View ArticleRead More »
  • How Can You Recruit Fabulous Board Members?

    How Can You Recruit Fabulous Board Members?

    Since your board will be your boss, you want to create a great one. How can you do that? In this quick video, Karen’s advice helps you to get started creating the board of your dreams. If you have any advice on how to grow nonprofit resources and revenue, please leave a comment under this... View ArticleRead More »
  • Asking Your Friends to Give  Without Generating Vexing Quid Pro Quo Obligations

    Asking Your Friends to Give Without Generating Vexing Quid Pro Quo Obligations

    When I was a college freshman, I lived in all female dorm. That year, Hollywood released the movie 10. The storyline revolved around a man in the midst of a mid-life crisis. He meets a woman, played by Bo Derek, whom he ranks physically, as an eleven. Inspired, Stowe B, the most notorious male dorm... View ArticleRead More »

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