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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
  • Hamlet and Your Smashing Nonprofit Year’s End

    Hamlet and Your Smashing Nonprofit Year’s End

    Imagine, its January 1, and you just closed your best calendar year ever. Your annual appeal brought in twice the amount as last year. New donors grew by over 25 percent. Listen up to discover how to make Hamlet can help you to make your year end a smash hit. Follow this link for your[...]Read More »
  • End Strong: Turning Your Year-end into a Smash Hit

    End Strong: Turning Your Year-end into a Smash Hit

    The Play’s the Thing   The Play’s the Thing, wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the King. -William Shakespeare In this line from Hamlet, Hamlet reveals how he’ll expose his uncle’s treachery with a play. In your case, this line “the plays the thing” shows how you can create a stellar year-end using the structure of a three-act[...]Read More »
  • Time Management: How to Put Out Nonprofit Fires

    Time Management: How to Put Out Nonprofit Fires

    Who knew when you became a nonprofit leader so much of your work would involve putting out fires? Instead, imagine, spending more and more your time investing where you see big payout, such as major donors, planned gifts, new endeavors, fixing cranky processes. Listen up to this counter-intuitive approach to nonprofit firefighting. Follow this link[...]Read More »
  • Fighting Nonprofit Fires with Vision

    Fighting Nonprofit Fires with Vision

    Only You Can Prevent Nonprofit Fires Who knew when you became a nonprofit leader so much of your work would involve putting out fires? Fires have pending deadlines and failure consequences. Some have pyrotechnic potential. What’s on fire? Tasks, such as preparations for your event the audit team arriving tomorrow, and filling vacant staff positions[...]Read More »
  • Planned Giving: The Most Important Nonprofit Fundraising Activity You Never Do

    Planned Giving: The Most Important Nonprofit Fundraising Activity You Never Do

    Planned Giving: The Most Important Nonprofit Fundraising Activity You Never Do Here’s something I noticed working with consulting, coaching, and mentoring clients and talking to hundreds of nonprofit leaders. You rarely get to your most important fundraising activity. It takes extraordinary intention to establish a planned giving promotion habit. Listen to learn how to begin[...]Read More »

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