Dream Activation is a space for women to discover, become, and foster their dreams.In addition, consulting services for entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profits.
Dream Activation is here to nurture you, no matter where you are in your journey. Focusing on one-on-one coaching, workshops, consulting, and creative cohorts to help you reach your destiny. I aspire to see us all be who we were created to be.
Dream Activation Offerings
For Small Businesses and Women Entrepreneurs
Strategic Planning- A guided conversation about your business and what you need to succeed.
Develop organizational objective
Establish an outcomes roadmap
Define Mission and Goals- A fun process to help you establish a clear and focused mission statement and organization goals.
Set measurable goals
Get your elevator speech down
Outline the pillars of your business
Board Development- Every great organization should have a great board.
Assist and identify board members who will bring value to your business
Define board culture
Set board roles and responsibilities
Assist individuals in realizing their aspirations and providing guidance to achieve them.
Self-exploration sessions to identify passions and dreams.
Attainable Activation steps
Personalized life strategy plan
As a business consultant, Cara provides a wide range of skill sets.With expertise in event planning, fundraisers, community projects, and the arts, Cara will provide you with the information and tools needed to ensure success in whatever your venture.
Coming Spring 2024!
Cara Deanes is a cultivator, activator, and curator of mind, spirit, and soul that aims to create spaces and opportunities for individuals to become all they are created to be. Cara’s professional career started in youth development and has grown. With a strong mind for business, she landed in the development field, grant writing, fundraising, and building strong community partnerships. With this skill set, Cara began offering services to friends and community members who were trying to start and or scale their businesses.
Cara thrives in community grassroots settings and with people who want to create a genuine and relevant impact.
Currently, Cara is the Executive Director of the Roho Collective, a non-profit arts organization that works to empower and strengthen artists of color. Since her time as executive director, (2019),Cara has increased the organizational budget by 95%, through grants, donations, special projects, and contracts and membership by 85%. The future vision of Roho Collective is to find a home base for a Black-Owned fine arts gallery, which will showcase artists of color locally and nationally.
Cara also serves as a co-chair committee member (2 years)on the Walker Art Center’s Avant Garden Fundraiser, which raises over one million dollars.Previously, Christopheraaron (husband) and Cara served as co-chairs to the events BIPOC Artist Fund (4 years).
Deanes is married to artist and educator, Christopheraaron Deanes and is a mother of 5, which is her most important title.
Leah Mott-Deanes, ( bonus daughter) and in 2019 Christopheraaron and Cara adopted 4 children, making them a family of 7! Along with her family, Cara continues to volunteer her time and support the community as a proud north-side Minneapolis resident.
"Beautiful community and insights for my future."
“Being in a room with women discussing our dreamsand goals, filled my cup!”
Get in touch.
Drop me a line or two if you want to work together!