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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
  • What’s Really Happening with Nonprofit Revenue?

    What’s Really Happening with Nonprofit Revenue?

    Like you, I’m concerned about what’s happening to the nonprofit sector and individual organizations now. Between the direct and indirect impact of COVID-19, life is a whirlwind.   What was true yesterday evening, seems stale today at dawn.   Despite the continuous turmoil, you still must make extraordinary decisions about how to generate nonprofit revenue.[...]Read More »
  • Are You Taking Enough Care of YOU?  #9

    Are You Taking Enough Care of YOU? #9

    Session #9 Nonprofit Leadership: Are You Taking Enough Care of YOU? How to Lead with Vision, Not Fear, in the Times of COVID-19 How is it going with you? In this session, Karen shares a story of when she lead with fear. She gives you a clear way to measure yourself and answer the question,[...]Read More »
  • Effective Boards:  Guiding Your Members Through COVID

    Effective Boards: Guiding Your Members Through COVID

    How to Lead with Vision, Not Fear, in the Times of COVID-19 Session 8 In this session, Karen explores the CEO-board relationship. She outlines how to support your board members now. Why are their critical tasks now? How can you help them avoid the COVID-19 briars and thistles? Learn how two nonprofits lead with vision[...]Read More »
  • Why Now Is the Best Time Ever to Raise Funds for Your Nonprofit

    Why Now Is the Best Time Ever to Raise Funds for Your Nonprofit

    Besides being contrarian, were there any real reasons for me to use this post’s title?   Actually, yes.   Recently, The Chronicle of Philanthropy reported that one in five donors weren’t going to make any gifts now: this means, four out of five will continue giving.   This headline and others like it will discourage[...]Read More »
  • Nonprofit Emergency! All Hands on Deck! Build Your Culture of Philanthropy Now

    Nonprofit Emergency! All Hands on Deck! Build Your Culture of Philanthropy Now

    In this session, number 7, Karen explores nonprofit cultures of philanthropy. What are they? Why are they critical now? How can you build one? She answers a question about keeping in contact with major gift donors. This session was enriched by a listener’s questions. Do you have a question you’d like answered? Ask it below.[...]Read More »

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