Recap: How Boards and CEOs Build Not-for-Profits to Last
Growing revenue is one of the challenges constantly faced by Not-For-Profits, but knowing how to use the right tools to conquer this challenge can set up your organization for success.
On May 23rd, 2017, Barnes Dennig welcomed Karen Eber Davis as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Not-For-Profit Annual Seminar to discuss the tools needed to grow an organization’s income and determine a sustainable revenue strategy. Karen is a successful consultant, specializing in helping businesses use philanthropy to assist profit growth and increase performance.
In the “Shaping Sustainable Income Strategy: How Boards and CEOs Build Not-for-Profits to Last” interactive seminar, some of the major points discussed included:
- Discussing ways to fund your organization’s mission for the long haul
- Ways in which to use an organization’s limited resources to grow revenues now and later
- Learning to identify and tap into the most sustainable funding streams for your organization’s success
Throughout the presentation, Karen maintains the attendees engaged by presenting some of these tools for better sustainability to make applicable to each individual’s Not-For-Profit. She addresses attendees’ questions while using her real-world experience to pose as examples of how to utilize the tools provided in this seminar.
Karen Eber Davis helps business use philanthropy as a propulsion tool to grow their profits and performance. As the leading authority on ways that nonprofits and for-profits can engage with each other to create dynamic partnerships, she helps leaders to make extraordinary impact and increase profits.
Before founding her firm, Karen Eber Davis developed the Sarasota County Community Development Block Grant Program. Under her leadership, this infant program received the National Association of Counties National Affordable Housing Award for the Down Payment Assistance Program. To date, the program helped over 1,800 families realize their dreams of homeownership. She also worked with the City of Ft. Lauderdale and the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs where she developed the division’s first audit program. In an earlier position at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Tampa, she organized senior, youth and children groups plus family activities. Her youth staffing work with the Florida Synod of the Lutheran Church in America supported youth ministries in 120 congregations in Florida.