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8 Social Good Trends to Watch in 2021

8 Social Good Trends to Watch in 2021

by Josh Jacobson, Caylin Haldeman & Janet Ervin We have arrived at the end of 2020 – congratulations! If you’re anything like us, you are glad to close the books on the most disruptive year in our lifetimes. As we look to the 12 months ahead, a number of themes...
How Social Good Inspires Brand Loyalty

How Social Good Inspires Brand Loyalty

by Janet Ervin Next Stage recently launched a brand-new initiative, exploring the ways that nonprofits and businesses intersect. We think that it’s time to reconsider the ways that private sector and nonprofits work together – to ‘rewire’ social good and form creative...
Rewiring Social Good? What Are You Talking About?

Rewiring Social Good? What Are You Talking About?

By Josh Jacobson This month, Next Stage embarked on a new initiative – to “rewire social good, building a new bridge between the private sector and nonprofits that creates a win-win-win value proposition.” Sorry, what? It is a pretty bold declaration for us but one...
We’re Hiring: Marketing Specialist

We’re Hiring: Marketing Specialist

Next Stage is adding to our team! We’re looking for a digital marketing expert who is passionate about social good and lives to tell a good story. They need to be a creative, strategic thinker who also understands that detailed execution is critical for success....
Asking the Right Questions: Storytelling With Integrity

Asking the Right Questions: Storytelling With Integrity

by Janet Ervin Our July 24 episode of What’s Next featured a panel of veteran journalists and storytellers sharing their best advice for crafting compelling, empathetic content. If you missed the dynamic discussion, we made it available for download here. Our...
Reflections on the Next Stage Summer Fellowship

Reflections on the Next Stage Summer Fellowship

by Michi LaCorte Joining the Next Stage team in the midst of a global pandemic and getting to know them and the six CULTIVATE cohort organizations over Zoom has definitely been an unusual experience, but to say the least, I have made memories. I came into the Davidson...