Entries by Josh Jacobson


The response to our announcement of CULTIVATE couldn’t be better! We are excited by the potential this program has for speeding up the growth curve for a high-impact emerging nonprofit. Based on the feedback we’ve received, we thought we would share this FAQ as a chance to further clarify the purpose of our incubator. Why […]

Announcing CULTIVATE – An Incubator for Emerging Nonprofits

Charlotte, NC (October 4, 2017) — Next Stage Consulting today announced the launch of 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.  The incubator will focus on increasing capacity for emerging nonprofits to sustain operations and building social capital toward achieving […]

Position Opening: President & CEO, Charlotte Museum of History

Position Description: President & CEO Overview Client: Charlotte Museum of History Location: 3500 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215 Founded: 1969 Reports To:  Board of Trustees Charlotte Museum of History — Organizational Description Mission The Charlotte Museum of History interprets and preserves Charlotte’s unique history, enriching the community through shared understanding of the past and inspiring […]

The Community Social Impact Portfolio

by Josh Jacobson This post launches a weekly series through mid-September outlining a new way to think about stewarding nonprofits in the Charlotte region – the Community Social Impact Portfolio. A couple years ago, I decided to try my hand at investing. My wife and I had been utilizing a financial advisor who was primarily passively […]

Position Opening: Executive Director, Charlotte Bilingual Preschool

Position Description: Executive Director Overview Client: Charlotte Bilingual Preschool Location: 6300 Highland Ave, Charlotte, NC 28215 Founded: 1999 Reports To:  Board of Directors Charlotte Bilingual Preschool — Organizational Description Mission Charlotte Bilingual Preschool prepares Spanish-speaking children for success in school and life by providing superior dual-language early childhood education. The preschool supports students’ families with […]