Igniting Change Through Movement-Building Marketing

Igniting Change Through Movement-Building Marketing

Movement Building Marketing: A Real-Time Case Study At Next Stage, we talk a lot about movement-building marketing. And while you won’t find this term in marketing textbooks, it’s a hallmark of great nonprofit marketing campaigns.  For many years, nonprofit marketing...
Winter Workshops with Next Stage

Winter Workshops with Next Stage

POV: You’ve just led your organization through the strategic planning process. You’re energized with the vision that numerous stakeholder interviews helped uncover. And, your board has given its stamp of approval to the final draft. The document is now in your capable...
Southside Homes: A Catalyst of Hope

Southside Homes: A Catalyst of Hope

“You all really did a great job with the film. It brought me back to my childhood.”  A former Southside Homes resident expressed this after the screening of the documentary, Southside Homes: A Catalyst of Hope. Additional Southside Homes residents shared similar...
Inside Out: The Case for Community Voice

Inside Out: The Case for Community Voice

Trust in US systems is at an all-time low.  We know the needs of our communities are greater than ever before, but faith in institutions such as government, nonprofits, the education and justice systems and media are lower than ever before. Many of us are feeling the...
UrbanPromise Charlotte Deepens Impact

UrbanPromise Charlotte Deepens Impact

UrbanPromise Charlotte (UP) is a nonprofit that provides youth and students the spiritual, academic and social development necessary to help them become strong leaders and invest back into their communities. Nearing their 10th anniversary, UP has experienced rapid...