– Hosted at The February Zoom Room
part of a series on Divergent
About the speaker
Josh Jacobson specializes in strategic positioning and tactical implementation, helping nonprofits develop the platform and tools necessary to support effective operations and fundraising activities. His firm, Next Stage, partners with nonprofit and corporate leaders to design strategy and processes that create real community impact.
Over the last 10+ years, Josh has directly managed engagements with more than 200 nonprofits. His expertise is in business planning, strategic planning, volunteer development, annual and capital fundraising, executive and development search, case strategy, and succession planning. As a consultant, Josh has worked in-depth with every nonprofit sector, bringing new ideas and approaches into every engagement.
Before relocating to NC, Josh worked in NYC – first as Senior Officer at The Juilliard School where he worked on the $150 million Campaign for Juilliard, and later as a Senior Resource Development Director with Manhattan Theatre Club on Broadway. Josh is actively involved in the civic life of Charlotte and is Chair-Elect for the board of Tosco Music, a Charlotte-based music nonprofit.
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For more than a decade, Skookum has been helping businesses solve their most pressing and complex digital challenges. Our diverse team of strategists, designers, and developers offer clients the best partnership and results they’ve ever experienced.
Star Room is a full-service music and video production studio offering programs for singers, songwriters & producers at all levels looking to explore their talents and maximize exposure. We also provide professional video production services for all commercial needs, from small business to corporate. Specializing in digital storytelling from concept to completion, Star Room delivers superior creative visual solutions for your organization.
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Charlotte’s first Fair Trade and USDA Organic Certified coffee roaster, providing specialty grade coffee with service, innovation, and passion. Our staff includes SCA Certified individuals in Roasting, Barista, Brewing, Sensory, and Green Coffee. We’re passionate about connecting businesses and enthusiasts with quality coffee offerings and resources to explore the world of specialty coffee. Your Coffee Is Our Passion.
CCSC provides Workforce Development training and job placement assistance in the food service industry for adults who face barriers gaining long-term successful employment. Their full-service catering company, Encore Catering, helps support the mission by creating revenue for the School and by giving School students and alumni opportunities to make wages for their service.
Boingo Graphics is a full service commercial and digital printing company serving the Charlotte business community for over 35 years. Boingo helps their clients communicate creatively and effectively with their intended audience – from brand management to all of your marketing and print solutions needs. Their 24,000 square foot facility is located just minutes from Uptown.
Charlotte Is Creative develops programs and initiatives designed to break the Charlotte mold and re-make it with creativity – into a city that draws people in, excites them, and inspires them to invest their financial, social and creative capital. Subscribe to our media channel, The Biscuit, awarded the city’s “Best Email to Land In Your Inbox" by Charlotte Magazine.
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