Douglas Knight (“DK”) is a social entrepreneur, activator, speaker, coach, and cheerleader for the nonprofit/social enterprise sector. In roles as staff member, board member, coach, and consultant, Doug has worked with organizations of various sizes and scopes, to best maximize their abilities to provide impact in their respective communities. From “friend” raising to fundraising, strategic planning to event management, and everything in-between, Doug looks to bring passion and excitement to projects and campaigns with organizations ranging from mid-size associations to small, local start up organizations. Doug’s focus areas include: strategic fund development, strategic planning, special event management, marketing/PR, and communications.
Doug grew up in New Hampshire, though his family roots are in Pennsylvania. He’s an avid New England Sports fan, loves everything about music and musical history. After 17 glorious years of being a resident of the District of Columbia, DK now lives in Red Lion, PA (York County).
Industry Expertise (3)
Public Relations and Communications
Areas of Expertise (8)
Politics & Public Policy
Ordained Minister (personal)
Became ordained to officiate my cousin's wedding... one of the greatest gigs in my life!
Syracuse University: 1994
The George Washington University: Event Managment Program
- Toastmasters International
- Sons of American Legion
- B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge #213 (York, PA)
Event Appearances (2)
Politics With Purpose
TEDx FoggyBottom Washington, DC
No Profits Without Nonprofits
TEDx Flint Flint, MI
- Workshop Leader
- Corporate Training