Entries by Josh Jacobson

Position Opening: Development Director, Tosco Music

Position Description: Development Director  Overview Client: Tosco Music Role: Full-Time Current location: 4953 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28205 Founded:  1988 (established 501c3 in 1999) Reports to: Executive Director Mission Tosco Music’s mission is to present a wide variety of music through performances and outreach programs; foster a sense of community among listeners and performers; and […]

Position Opening: Senior Vice President, Development & Marketing, Levine Museum of the New South

Overview Client: Levine Museum of the New South Current Location: 200 East 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 Founded: 1991 Reports To: President & CEO Levine Museum of the New South — Organizational Description Mission Levine Museum’s mission is: To engage a broad-based audience in the exploration and appreciation of the diverse history of the South […]

Applications Open for CULTIVATE – An Incubator for Emerging Nonprofits

Charlotte, NC (September 4, 2018) — Next Stage announced today that applications have opened for CULTIVATE, an incubator for 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations designed to provide expert strategic and relational supports to emerging social cause organizations based in Mecklenburg County.  Now in its second year, the incubator focuses on increasing capacity for emerging nonprofits to sustain their operations […]

Next Stage is Hiring! Part-Time Client Coordinator

Next Stage is seeking a part-time Client Coordinator to provide support for the firm’s client partnerships. This 15-hour per week role would provide a blend of on-site and virtual support, with support of whiteboard intensives and client meetings. Specific position requirements include: — Coordinating stakeholder interviews, which includes scheduling and e-mail communication — Participating in […]

Position Opening: VP of Philanthropy, Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas

Position Description: VP of Philanthropy  Overview Client: Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas Current Location: 201 S Tryon Street, Suite LL100, Charlotte NC 28202 Future Location: Camp North End, 1701 N Graham Street, Charlotte, NC 28206 Founded:  1958 Reports To: President & CEO Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas — Organizational Description Purpose Junior Achievement’s purpose is to inspire and prepare […]

Introducing Next Stage’s Summer Intern: Savannah Dukes

by Savannah Dukes Hello, readers! My name is Savannah, and this summer, I have the opportunity to intern with Next Stage through the Davidson Nonprofit Leadership Fellows Program. I know, you might be asking the question: “Why is a Nonprofit Leadership Fellow interning with a social entrepreneurship company?” I have had the opportunity to work […]

CULTIVATE: Building a Pipeline of Individual Donors (Module #6)

For most emerging organizations, the dividing line between just making ends meet and true sustainability lies in developing a solid base of private funding from individuals.  When leaders in philanthropy talk about diversifying revenue, they are usually talking about increasing the base of individual giving. Emerging organizations are too often focused on institutional giving in […]

Our Firm’s Next Stage

by Josh Jacobson We are proud to announce that our firm is rebranding… err, sort of… Going forward, we will be known simply as Next Stage, dropping the word Consulting. Our new(ish) logo is above. In truth, I never thought I would become a consultant. When I moved to Charlotte from New York City a […]

CULTIVATE: Seeking Partnerships That Make Sense (Module #5)

Since all nonprofit organizations are public institutions, they function as a web of social good services serving the best interests of those who empower them – the people of any municipality. In this way, they can be compared to departments of government with each serving a specific need that collaboratively make up a system of […]