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

what they gain
are strategies
that improve their
organizations forever."

Help for Nonprofit Leaders

You do good work. You help the illiterate read. You place paintbrushes in frail seniors' hands. You organize programs to solve pressing public problems. You do a myriad of things to make lives better. Despite its joys, nonprofit work is hard, and it’s not for wimps.

Expertise for Nonprofits

Your nonprofit delivers solutions to our most difficult challenges. You improve lives. You solve challenges. You offer hope and optimism in a world of gloomy headlines. Despite your high value, achieving results isn't easy. To create these impacts, you align your board, staff, donors, and others to advance toward your vision.

Quick Tip Videos

Karen's video series answers your questions about ways to find resources and revenue for your nonprofit organization. Generate ideas 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 more than a million dollars. We're still putting $300,000 to $400,000 in our budget each year thanks to her work.”
Christine M. Smith
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS, THE SALVATION ARMY, MANATEE COUNTY

yOUR GUIDE To SUSTAINABLE NONPROFIT REVENUE

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

Read Karen's Newsletter

Added Value, the newsletter, focuses on nonprofit income development, fundraising, and board development. 

"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 exceed my expectations."
Jennifer Silva
TAMPA BAY WATCH
  • New Initiative Challenge | Transforming Staff Pushback into Momentum

    New Initiative Challenge | Transforming Staff Pushback into Momentum

    You’ve designed a new initiative. The initiative will rocket you from the doldrums to your vision. Yet, staff resists the change. They’re not holding a sit-in in your office, but they might as well be. Staff pushback persists because rewards for resistance exist. Some rewards are spontaneous and simple, such as conserving energy. Others reflect[...]Read More »
  • Nonprofit Fundraising: Are You Making Dirty Asks?

    Nonprofit Fundraising: Are You Making Dirty Asks?

    Nonprofit Fundraising: Are you Making a Dirty Ask? Is Your Gratitude Really a Disguised Donation Request?   Let’s face it. You need revenue. So when a donor gives you a gift, especially a large one, it’s natural to return to the same place where you received success before. A dirty ask is anytime you ask[...]Read More »
  • Watch: How to Cure Common Nonprofit Board Recruitment Headaches

    Watch: How to Cure Common Nonprofit Board Recruitment Headaches

    When it comes to recruiting board members, are you playing Russian Roulette? Are you inviting strangers into your organization and asking them to determine your future? How can you ensure your next board is the best one ever? Listen to this video to learn how you can take off your blindfold and see your prospective[...]Read More »
  • Stop Recruiting Bad Board Members. How You Make the Difference.

    Stop Recruiting Bad Board Members. How You Make the Difference.

    Disappointing board members don’t just happen. Someone invites them into your board room. By bad board members, I mean individuals who rarely attend meetings, give lots of advice but avoid implementing it, contribute the minimum, and otherwise fail to lead. How can you avoid them? 1. Always be recruiting. When it comes to board prospects, you[...]Read More »
  • Good Boundaries Make Good Nonprofit Board Members

    Good Boundaries Make Good Nonprofit Board Members

    What can you do to eradicate your nonprofit board’s micromanaging habit? What actions will direct your board strategy and policy setting work? Listen to learn the steps to create effective nonprofit board boundaries. Turn your micromanaging bosses into policy and strategy leaders.Read More »

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