Entries by Josh Jacobson

Introducing Next Stage Consulting, LLC

The time has finally arrived! On January 6, 2014, Next Stage Consulting formally takes flight as a new strategy and implementation firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina and serving nonprofit organizations throughout the Carolinas. Founded by Managing Director Josh Jacobson, Next Stage Consulting aims to ensure organizations have access to affordable, high-quality consulting services to […]

Bull Market: What Does It Mean for Nonprofits?

Happy New Year! If you’re like me, you found yourself on January 1 surfing the Internet without much on the agenda. News of the stock market’s incredible 2013 was being heralded seemingly everywhere I looked: Investors Cheer Record-Setting Year on Wall Street (USA Today) Stock Market Notches Its Best Year Since 1995 (Los Angeles Times) […]

Five Steps to Stronger Grant Submissions

Nothing seems to make development professionals groan more with frustration than staring down the barrel of a massive grant submission. Fundraisers in small development shops must find ways to balance relationship-building with “computer work” that may include multiple grant proposal submissions. In larger shops, one staff member may be in charge of managing the grant […]