Cultivation: Step Two to Stronger Grant Submissions

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In the second entry in the firm's five part series on creating…

The Downside of Social Media

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I have empathy for people who make bad professional decisions…

Yikes! Falling Behind on Social Media...

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Neglecting the organization's social media when times get busy…

Too Risk-Adverse To Fail (Nonprofit Edition)

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by Josh Jacobson “Eight out of 10 businesses fail. Are you…

Spring Forward? No Thanks, I’m Good.

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by Josh Jacobson Ah, daylight saving time. That inane tradition…
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Ten Things Every Early Career Fundraiser Should Know

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by Josh Jacobson Early in my career as a development professional,…

The Oscars: Storytelling Wins Every Time

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by Josh Jacobson The 86th Academy Awards are this coming Sunday,…

“They Have a Basketball Court?” – Red Ventures & How Data Can Transform Nonprofits

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By Josh Jacobson Though it has been in business since 2000,…

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah: The Beatles and Youth Marketing for Nonprofits

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by Josh Jacobson For real fans, February 9 is one of many…

"I Spent the Night in My Car" -- Lessons in Crisis Response

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by Josh Jacobson As I sit here writing this, most Carolinians…

What Can Bill Gates Teach Us in the Carolinas About Philanthropy?

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By Josh Jacobson The Next Stage Consulting blog is committed…

Prospecting: Step One to Stronger Grant Submissions

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The lure of grantsmanship is the intoxicating concept that your…