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How to use Text Fundraising to Raise More
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Text fundraising is a great alternative to traditional fundraising. Not only do text messages have fantastic open and response rates , your donors likely have their phones with them wherever they go. According to 99 Firms, the average open rate for text message marketing campaigns is 98%, compared to a 20% open rate for email marketing…

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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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WANT TO ATTRACT NEW DONORS? DO YOUR RESEARCH
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Dr. Lou Traina and JoAnn Lawrence While fundraising can be a rewarding experience, it can also be a challenge, especially when trying to attract new donors. We sat down with one of the top fundraisers in and around Naples, Florida, Dr. Lou Traina, to get his take on donor acquisition. He has served in both…

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PRESERVE YOUR ZEN GRANT TIP: GATHER YOUR DOCUMENTS EARLY
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Riley Randolph, Grants Manager Waiting until the last minute to assemble all the documents you will need to submit with your grant proposal can throw your Zen into a tailspin! Instead, as soon as you have found a grant you would like to pursue, find the needed attachments by reading either the Notice of Funding…

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SOCIAL MEDIA: A NONPROFIT’S BEST FRIEND
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Joe Turner In the nonprofit world, as with most businesses today, the smaller the staff, the more hats those staffers wear. As you look at the many tasks your staff undertakes, there is usually someone who has been charged with social media, perhaps reluctantly. Everyone knows what social media is, but becoming a social media…

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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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5 TIPS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR DONOR BASE
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Laurel De Luca Individuals with the capacity and desire to make major gifts are as diverse as our population is. According to Statista, about 14 percent of millionaires are people of color, and that percentage is likely to grow as the nation’s demographics continue to change. Many nonprofits are missing out on the chance to…

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