Josh Jacobson

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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