ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Education

Keynote Speaker

Nick Fellers from For Impact is the keynote speaker at the 2022 ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Education. 

Nick Fellers

Nick is the co-founder of For Impact and CEO of The Suddes Group. Over the last 20 years he’s raised over $175 million for causes in 30 countries and trained leaders from over 1,000 organizations in how to use a sales process to maximize funding opportunities.

An entrepreneur, Nick started his first business while a student at the University of Notre Dame – the first-of-its-kind student social network (and a precursor to Facebook). Upon graduation, Nick and his business partners sold their business to focus on “scaled impact in the social sector.”

Nick is passionate about family, social entrepreneurship, running, and all things web. An avid runner, Nick is currently working on running marathons in all 50 states. He and his wife, Anna, live in Columbus, Ohio, with their children, Will, Molly, Rosie, and Kit.

About The Suddes Group | For Impact

The Suddes Group provides training and coaching to transform organizations, people, and funding results. Over the last 30-plus years, we’ve amassed an incredible track record, including:

  • Successfully managing more than 500 campaign initiatives.
  • Collectively raising more than $2 Billion.
  • Providing development counsel and training to more than 5000 organizations worldwide.

In 2001, The Suddes Group launched For Impact, an initiative to share our point-of-view, frameworks, and sales process with an entire community of ‘for impact’ individuals and organizations looking to change the world. More than 10,000 organizations are part of the For Impact Community, participating in our workshops and training sessions and accessing our innovative thought leadership, frameworks, and other resources at

The Suddes Group partners and coaches continue to work ‘in-the-field’ on funding projects of all sizes in all sectors. Our specialty is projects that require change, re-design, and entrepreneurial thinking to get results. We also work with philanthropists to help them ensure the long-term success of their grantees.

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