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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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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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Our Team of Nonprofit Consultants Welcomes Peggy Monson
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Soukup Strategic Solutions has added seasoned philanthropy expert Peggy Monson to its team of nonprofit consultants. As a consultant, Peggy will provide nonprofits with assistance in fundraising, strategic planning, nonprofit management, governance, and growth. She will assist the company’s nonprofit clients in determining their organization’s capacity and guide them in setting goals. Working collaboratively, Peggy…

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Susan Blankenship Joins the Team as Grant Writer
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Soukup Strategic Solutions is excited to announce that we have hired nonprofit professional Susan Blankenship as a proposal writer. In this role, she will specialize in grant applications, research, and reports. Susan will work directly with the grants team to increase funding awards given for our nonprofit clients. Susan has nearly a decade of grant…

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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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WELCOME TO THE TEAM JACQUELINE CARTER
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Jacqueline Carter, Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Coordinator Jacqueline Carter has joined Soukup Strategic Solutions has as a Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications Coordinator. She will specialize in public relations, research, and social media growth in this role. After interning with the company for the past four months, Carter was offered a position with the nonprofit consultancy. She recently graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor’s degree…

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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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WELCOME TO THE TEAM JOANN LAWRENCE
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JoAnn Lawrence, Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Specialist Soukup Strategic Solutions has hired JoAnn Lawrence as Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications Specialist. In this role, she will specialize in branding, social media, public relations, annual appeals, and event planning. Lawrence will work with the Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications team to increase the presence of nonprofits by creating…

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