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Client Spotlight: Avow Hospice
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Avow Hospice is a Collier County, Florida-based nonprofit healthcare organization that provides hospice care, non-hospice palliative care, and grief and loss support. It was established in 1983 by volunteers and community members as Collier County’s first hospice. Since then, they have grown to become one of the largest hospices in the country. They pioneered non-hospice…

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Welcome To The Team Jacqueline Howard
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Soukup Strategic Solutions welcomes Jacqueline Howard as its new Grant Manager. With more than 25 years of nonprofit experience, her background includes a career in public relations, marketing, and development. Jacqueline has served in the healthcare, education, and community relations sectors, as has been on multiple nonprofit Boards.  At Soukup, she will be responsible for…

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Welcome to The Team Becka Stewart
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Soukup Strategic Solutions welcomes Becka Stewart to the team. Becka brings unparalleled passion and purpose to her new role as Director of Client Engagement.    Personally, Becka does a great deal of nonprofit volunteer work with children and women and is especially passionate about the topics of foster care, adoption, and healthcare rights for children. She…

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Client Spotlight : St. Martin de Porres Outreach
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St. Martin de Porres Outreach (SMDP) serves those in need by providing food, education, training, emergency and other assistance in a compassionate manner that allows them to feel they are needed, productive and proud members of society. They strive to help every person gain access to the tools needed to achieve one’s fullest potential.   SMDP…

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Natural Disaster Preparedness Webinar for Nonprofits
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When a natural disaster strikes, the ongoing struggles after the storm can make it difficult for a nonprofit to continue to deliver to its constituents. Many times, a natural disaster can alter program delivery, cancel fundraising efforts, cause unexpected expenses, and impact staff and volunteers. Hurricane Ian really brought challenges like these front and center. Like for-profit entities, nonprofits…

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Soukup Strategic Solutions announces Nonprofit Jobs Board
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Keeping an organization fully staffed has become a difficult task, especially for nonprofits. It is for this reason that Soukup has created it’s free Nonprofit Jobs board to assist with any organizations dealing with the challenges that come with being understaffed. Any nonprofit can make use of this great new service for free by simply…

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Client Spotlight: Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid
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Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LASBC) provides free civil legal services to low-income and otherwise eligible residents of Broward County. Their mission is to provide high quality free civil legal advice, representation, and education to the disadvantaged of Broward County, to improve the lifestyle and living conditions in low-income communities and encourage self-sufficiency. LASBC…

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Soukup Strategic Solutions Expands Fundraising Services with New Appointments
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Soukup Strategic Solutions is pleased to announce three new appointments to its team. Fundraising expert Angelique Keys has joined the company as its Director of Fundraising. Angelique will oversee all fundraising efforts for the nonprofit organizations that Soukup currently represents.    Keys holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento…

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Client Spotlight: Wellfit Girls
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Wellfit Girls provides a unique and meaningful leadership, fitness, and empowerment program to girls grades 6-12 and beyond in Collier and Lee counties. Their comprehensive youth development model is designed to build resiliency and deepen relationships with youth through fitness and leadership training, community service, cultural immersion experiences, outdoor adventures and experiential learning opportunities. Girls…

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Client Spotlight: Our Mother’s Home
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Our Mother’s Home is a powerful PLACE that values Partnerships, Leadership, Accountability, Compassion, and Education. They empower young mothers, ages 11-21 in the foster care and human trafficking systems, to break the generational cycle for themselves and their children. Since 2000, over 400+ mothers and children have benefited from the Our Mother’s Home Mentored Living…

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Client Spotlight: Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church
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Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church (VPC) began in a storefront in 1979 and has grown into a caring fellowship of more than 650 active and affiliate members who gather under the landmark spire of their current facility. Their service is traditional, with breathtaking music from their multi-million dollar pipe organ and the beautiful voices of their choir,…

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What’s in Store for the Future of Soukup Strategic Solutions
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Tyler Dicostanzo: In celebration of Soukup Strategic Solutions’ tenth anniversary, can you tell us what is in store for the company’s future? Sheryl Soukup: It has been exciting to see how the nonprofit community and the nonprofit sector have changed due to the pandemic. While there were obviously many negative effects, there have been some…

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Welcoming Two New Members of the Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications Team!
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Soukup Strategic Solutions recently welcomed two new Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications team members! Tyler Dicostanzo serves as the Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications Coordinator. Tyler is responsible for developing and coordinating marketing and public relations activities for clients and the company. Gabriela Wallin serves as the Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications Intern and will be learning and…

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The origin of Soukup Strategic Solutions nonprofit consulting company
The Origin of Soukup Strategic Solutions
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Doesn’t everyone love a good origin story? We do, and as we continue celebrating the 10th anniversary of Soukup Strategic Solutions, we sat down with the company president and founder, Sheryl Soukup, to ask how the business started. Sheryl, tell us the story of how Soukup Strategic Solutions began. Sheryl Soukup: I had worked as…

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Client Spotlight: IFHA Receives $200,000 Grant from the Community Foundation of Collier County
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The Immokalee Fair Housing Alliance (IFHA) recently received a $200,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Collier County to assist with the construction of their Immokalee affordable housing community. IFHA has purchased 10 acres of land on Lake Trafford Road in Immokalee and will build 128 safe, affordable rental units for farmworker and other low-income…

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The Story Of Sheryl Part 1
The Story of Sheryl Soukup Part One: From Scientist to Nonprofit Guru
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In celebration of Soukup Strategic Solutions’ 10th business anniversary, we sat down with Sheryl to learn how she transitioned from a scientist to a nonprofit guru, and to see if she has any advice for nonprofit newcomers.   Sheryl Soukup’s professional experience covers multiple industries and disciplines, with work in nonprofits, small businesses, and corporate environments.…

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Dave Shellenbarger Joins Soukup Strategic Solutions as Nonprofit Consultant
Dave Shellenbarger Joins Our Team of Nonprofit Consultants
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Soukup Strategic Solutions welcome nonprofit Board development guru Dave Shellenbarger to its team of nonprofit consultants. Shellenbarger will provide clients with expertise in governance, fundraising, marketing, and organizational growth. Dave will also serve as an Impact Coach for nonprofit leaders with IMPACTability® Powered by Soukup Strategic Solutions. Dave has served on several for-profit and nonprofit…

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The Journey of Two Young Professionals at Soukup Strategic Solutions
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Through the years, Soukup Strategic Solutions has been lucky to have many of our interns join us on staff after graduating college. Riley Randolph and Hannah Reynolds both started their internships on the very same day back in 2019 and recently celebrated their 3-year work anniversary with us!  For this interview-style blog, we sat down…

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Our Team of Nonprofit Coaches Welcomes Peggy Monson
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IMPACTability™ has added seasoned philanthropy expert Peggy Monson to its team of nonprofit coaches. As an Impact Coach, Peggy will work with nonprofit leaders to build their skills in fundraising and nonprofit management. She will assist the company’s nonprofit professionals in determining their strengths and guide them in setting goals. Working collaboratively, Peggy will help identify strategies to…

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Launch of nonprofit podcast and nonprofit coaching program
Our Podcast and Nonprofit Coaching Program Launches!
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On November 1st, 2021, Soukup Strategic Solutions launched IMPACTability™. IMPACTability™ is a nonprofit coaching and training program to help leaders nationwide build fundraising and nonprofit management skills. In addition to the IMPACTability™ coaching program, Soukup Strategic Solutions has just released a new weekly podcast. IMPACTability™: The Nonprofit Leaders’ Podcast offers advice to nonprofit professionals on how…

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New Things are on the Horizon
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Sheryl Soukup, CFRE, President Our team is always looking for new ways to help nonprofit leaders make a greater impact through their organizations, and a few of our biggest ideas will soon come to fruition. One of these is the launch of IMPACTability™: The Nonprofit Leaders’ Podcast. In this weekly podcast, we will talk with…

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RILEY RANDOLPH SELECTED FOR FGCU LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
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Riley Randolph, Grant Manager with Soukup Strategic Solutions, was recently selected to participate in Florida Gulf Coast University’s 2021 Leadership Academy. The program provides leadership training and gives participants a deeper understanding of the fast-growing campus. Randolph was one of only 15 Southwest Florida business professional applicants to be selected for the program. She will…

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Nonprofit Town Hall
SOUKUP STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS PLANS NONPROFIT TOWN HALL
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Soukup Strategic Solutions is hosting a nonprofit town hall that invites nonprofit leaders to discuss the challenges and needs of their organizations and the nonprofit sector in Southwest Florida. Soukup Strategic Solutions will host the town hall on May 18th from 4:00-5:00pm via Zoom. Local nonprofit leaders will moderate discussions generated by topics participants find…

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JOE TURNER RECEIVES TWO AMERICAN ADVERTISING FEDERATION AWARDS
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Joe Turner, Director of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Joe Turner, Director of Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications for Soukup Strategic Solutions recently received two Addy Ⓡ Awards from the American Advertising Federation – Southwest Florida for two commercials he created while working for Hodges University. Turner received a Silver AddyⓇ in Film, Video, and Sound –…

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TERESA STOHS EARNS CERTIFIED FUND RAISING EXECUTIVE CREDENTIAL
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https://soukupstrategicsolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Stohs-Teresa-CFRE-Reel-V2.mp4   Teresa Stohs, Director of Grant Services for Soukup Strategic Solutions, has been recognized as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) by CFRE International. The CFRE credential is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and recognizes individuals with an extensive amount of knowledge, experience, and expertise in fundraising.  Stohs joins over 7,400…

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WELCOME TO THE TEAM CHRISTINE RAHILL
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Christine Rahill specializes in organizational growth, fundraising, and marketing. She will assist the firm’s nonprofit clients in determining each organization’s capacity, assisting the nonprofit’s leaders in setting goals and working with them on strategies to raise needed funds and grow their organization. Christine has been leading organizational growth as an award-winning philanthropy, marketing, and wealth…

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WELCOME TO THE TEAM JOE TURNER
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Joe Turner, Director of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Soukup Strategic Solutions has hired Joe Turner as the Director of Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications. In this role, he will manage a team of specialists with expertise in fundraising, marketing, public relations, video production, data collection and analysis, and project management. Turner will lead the team in…

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