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
  • “Help! My Board Won’t Help Raise Revenue”

    “Help! My Board Won’t Help Raise Revenue”

    The Origins of Unhealthy Board Resistance “We ask our board to get five people to donate, and they do,” the speaker said. “How do you do that?” came an incredulous cry from the audience. Learning that a board helps with fundraising should not leave nonprofit leaders incredulous. Healthy boards engage and lead. Healthy boards support... View ArticleRead More »
  • How Can You Activate Meeting-Only Board Members?

    How Can You Activate Meeting-Only Board Members?

    Your board members are active at meetings, but otherwise uninspired to help with fun social media and easy fundraising tasks. List to this video to discover your next steps on this good-to-have-challenge. If you have any advice on how to grow nonprofit resources and revenue, please leave a comment under this post to share them... View ArticleRead More »
  • Watch: Are You Event Rich and Relationship Poor?

    Watch: Are You Event Rich and Relationship Poor?

    Do your sponsorship opportunities leave you feeling event rich but relationship poor? Listen to this brief video to discover how to sponsor events and become event and relationship rich. Click on video image to watch.Read More »
  • Are You In Danger of Mission Drift? Quick Turn Around!

    Are You In Danger of Mission Drift? Quick Turn Around!

    What is mission drift? How can you avoid drifting away from what’s most critical to your organization? Watch this video to learn the most important questions to ask to avoid mission drift. If you have any advice on how to grow nonprofit resources and revenue, please leave a comment under this post to share them... View ArticleRead More »
  • Nonprofit Conflicts: What’s Your Policy Fire Suppression or Controlled Burn?

    Nonprofit Conflicts: What’s Your Policy Fire Suppression or Controlled Burn?

    As I write this, California still blazes with thirteen fires. We have family near one fire, so I’m counting. Reporters tell us that this fire rages in an area that has been fireless for 40-years. Blazing fires brings up a nonprofit management question: What is your fire policy? Do you stomp the flames out immediately?... View ArticleRead More »

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