Next Stage Consulting
Managing Director
Convergence: Exploring the Nexus between the For-Profit and Non-Profit Funding Models

Josh Jacobson brings diverse experiences in organizational development to his leadership of Next Stage Consulting, a strategy and implementation firm based in Charlotte, NC and serving nonprofit organizations and social cause start-ups throughout the Carolinas.

Josh specializes in strategic positioning and tactical design, helping nonprofits and businesses develop the platform and tools necessary to support effective operations and fund development activities. His expertise is in strategic planning, annual and capital fundraising, earned revenue market assessment and implementation, executive and development search, case strategy, prospect research, grant writing and data flow analysis.

Over the last nine years, Josh has directly managed engagements with more than 150 nonprofits. 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 an active member of the Charlotte chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals where he is President-Elect for 2018.