The catalyst

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

what they gain
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 To 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 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 exceeds my expectations."
Jennifer Silva
TAMPA BAY WATCH
  • Red Tide and Fundraising | A Lesson from the Oysters

    Red Tide and Fundraising | A Lesson from the Oysters

    After months of rotting fish, ghastly odors, and irritated throats, biologists have declared Florida’s epic Red Tide bloom over. Earlier this month, we went on our first-post Red Tide boat outing. The first stop was our “secret” oyster beds. Donning water shoes, carrying bucket and hammer, we climbed over the stern and waded toward the... View ArticleRead More »
  • Why It’s Smart to Thank Your Donors Today

    Why It’s Smart to Thank Your Donors Today

    Why is Valentine’s Day an excellent time to thank your donors for the gifts they made at the end of the year? 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 Added Value Video... View ArticleRead More »
  • The Most Dangerous Phrase Nonprofit Leaders Use

    The Most Dangerous Phrase Nonprofit Leaders Use

    I bet you’ve said this phrase in the last thirty days. Why it’s time to stop using these four words and what to say instead. 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 »
  • A Team of Relationships | What Lincoln Teaches Us About Creating Successful Boards

    A Team of Relationships | What Lincoln Teaches Us About Creating Successful Boards

    To form your board, you organize gifted individuals to form a team of relationships. Whatever schedule you use now to meet individually with your board members, I recommend you increase it in 2019.Read More »
  • Is It True? Are You Really a Small Nonprofit?

    Is It True? Are You Really a Small Nonprofit?

    Just like we can’t all be above average drivers, nonprofits can’t all be small. From zero to millions-–what size nonprofit are you? What does the data tell us? 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... View ArticleRead More »

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