Developed and implemented strategic plan to raise funds supporting service expansion for Deaf LGBTQ communities.
Partnered with local community members to establish Support Service Provider – CoNavigator pilot program for DeafBlind Indiana residents.
Unrestricted funds that enabled the provision of emergency relief and lifesaving resources to disasters affecting deaf communities worldwide.
Updated branding and website; expansion of programs to address suicide prevention and LGBTQ+ support needs.
Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc. (CSD) is a social impact organization with nearly five decades of experience developing and providing accessible services that advance social outcomes for deaf people. In January 2021, CSD’s CEO Christopher Soukup along with the CSD Board of Directors made a $1M investment establishing CSD Unites Community Foundation. The goal was to begin addressing the many barriers to resources faced by nonprofits serving deaf people.