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: Why Do You Need a Philanthropic Giving Policy?

    Watch: Why Do You Need a Philanthropic Giving Policy?

    …and, why you should not invest a philanthropic dime without one. How will a giving back policy help you to grow your business and create better returns for your community investments? Click on video image to watch.Read More »
  • How Not to Lose a Grant Because of These Easy to Avoid Grant Budget Errors

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    You spent hours, perhaps even weeks, drafting a beautiful, thoughtful, and mission-enhancing grant. Don’t blow it by making these three common, easy-to-fix, grant budget errors. 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. If you’re not already an... View ArticleRead More »
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    I was pinned under a 200-pound guy, and he had scissors. The volunteer assignment was simple: help a young man with developmental disabilities to learn a new skill, one-on-one.  We were working on learning scissor use. How did I end up flailing on the floor needing assistance? I had a clear goal for my college volunteering experience: Explore... View ArticleRead More »
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    Getting too many requests for donations? Failing to get intriguing applications? Here are just three, of a half dozen, reasons why a giving policy, will help you to solve these challenges and more. Superior Investments  The process of making a policy invites you to clarify your values without dealing with specific individuals or causes at... View ArticleRead More »

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