Applications are now open for Summer SOUP!
Applications are now open for Summer SOUP!

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Keith Miles
We're excited to announce the presenters for Spring SOUP '17: Creative Innovations. These are our most creative projects to date and we think the #greenspoonarmy is going to love them!
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The Center for Social Enterprise Development (CSED)/The Community Investment Network of Central Ohio (CINCO) is thrilled again to sponsor Columbus SOUP for 2017. We love being part of what makes these events happen during the year because what SOUP is all about is what we are all about: creating connections between caring individuals and wonderful...
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Picture it... Columbus July 2016. The place... a street in the heart of the city.
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Our community is ever changing. When focused, the force of change can drive positive outcomes that shape a stronger Columbus. Community initiatives bring light to complex issues and start conversations to find what’s not working, to bring greater understanding, and to persuade others to move in different directions. With this theme in mind, we are...
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The Jam Handy
Fun Fact: SOUP isn’t native or exclusive to Columbus. The SOUP concept started in Chicago as an unconventional way to collectively fund arts projects. While the original Sunday Soup may now be defunct, another group in Detroit picked up the idea and formed Detroit SOUP. They’ve had tremendous success since their first event — held on Super Bowl...
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Summer in the 614: the time of sunny days and Red, White & Boom, late sunsets and Comfest, warm temps and Pride. It’s also the time for our THIRD Summer SOUP! That’s right… this edition of Summer SOUP is a pretty special one as we enter our third year of crowd-funding deserving projects in our city. For our...
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Since Columbus SOUP first came together in early 2013, we’ve had our fair share of meetings in coffee shops, tea salons, restaurants, bars, patios, dining rooms, and living rooms. It’s never a great meeting when a band stars playing a set just as you start your agenda. It may come as a surprise to some...
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2014 turned out to be a better year than we ever could have dreamed up!
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One of the things that people have said they’ve loved since the very first SOUP event was our use of ceramic and stoneware bowls. Lovingly scavenged from area thrift stores and donated by generous supports, we’ve collected nearly 200 bowls and almost 150 plates. For over a year, we’ve grown our collection as our events have gotten...
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Our bellies and hearts are full after Sunday’s Spring SOUP at COSI. The dust has settled and we have some serious thanks to give. First, we want to thank YOU! SOUP wouldn’t happen without each and every one of our 7 dollar heroes! You collectively create the grant and you vote to decide who receives...
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