About Karen D’Or
Seasoned Researcher, Writer and Communicator
Karen D’Or is a seasoned researcher, writer, and communicator with 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. She researches and writes winning proposals helping organizations communicate their stories persuasively.
Karen has written successful proposals resulting in millions of dollars of foundation, government and corporate funding for:
- Redwood Empire Food Bank,
- YWCA Sonoma County,
- Volunteer Center of Sonoma County,
- Boys and Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley,
- Committee on the Shelterless,
- Catholic Charities – Sonoma County,
and many other nonprofit organizations.
Fund Development Expertise
In addition to grant research and writing, Karen’s fund development expertise includes major donor research & cultivation, planned giving, corporate sponsorship and creative earned income programs.
With 14 years in banking, sales and marketing, Karen has extensive experience in business writing, including business plans and proposals. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, both from University of California, Riverside.