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


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
  • How to Deal with Board Who Won’t Fundraise

    How to Deal with Board Who Won’t Fundraise

    How can you deal with board members who flat-out refuse to help raise money in any way? First, recognize that three kinds of refusal exist. Plan your success from there. If you have any advice on how to grow nonprofit resources and revenue, please leave a comment under this post to share them with others.... View ArticleRead More »
  • Drive It Home, Dear

    Drive It Home, Dear

    Use Your Power Before cell phones, when I was in graduate school, my car was in the shop. My new husband lent me his boat-towing station wagon to make my fifteen-mile trip across town to class. On the Interstate, the back of the car began to shake. I slowed down, pulled off, crept onto campus,... View ArticleRead More »
  • Planting Donor Seeds: Let’s Raise Millions Together

    Planting Donor Seeds: Let’s Raise Millions Together

    How can your staff let your donors know exactly what you need at your organization? Listen to this video to discover how one staff member planted seeds about the need for operating funds. Use this idea, to help your prospective donors to give in a way that helps the most. Watch this space for information... View ArticleRead More »
  • What Keeps Most Nonprofits from Earning More Revenue?

    What Keeps Most Nonprofits from Earning More Revenue?

    What is the most common reason that nonprofits struggle earning more revenue? It’s not lack of opportunity but something else that you have under your control. Listen to discover how to organize your day, so you make progress on earning more revenue every day. Click here for promised mentor program link. If you have any... View ArticleRead More »
  • Do You Have Strategic Pain or a Strategic Plan?

    Do You Have Strategic Pain or a Strategic Plan?

    Answer These Five Questions to Find Out A new customer’s sent me a copy of their strategic plan via email. When I got it, I laughed out loud. The email reference line said, “Strategic Pain.” Was this a typo, an autocorrect, a Freudian slip, or, a secret in-house name for a process the sender takes... View ArticleRead More »

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