Jacob Harold is a social change strategist, author, and executive.
From 2012 to 2021, Harold served as President & CEO of GuideStar and co-founder of Candid. Fast Company called Candid “the definitive nonprofit transparency organization.” Each year, more than 20 million people use its data on nonprofits, grants, and social sector practice.
The NonProfit Times named Harold to its Power and Influence Top 50 list seven years in a row.
He has written extensively on climate change and philanthropic strategy and his essays have been used as course materials at Stanford, Duke, Wharton, Oxford, and Tsinghua. Harold has been quoted in media outlets including the New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times, and Wall Street Journal. Harold serves on the boards of the U.S. Climate Action Network, Rewiring America, and the Duke University Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship and as an advisor to investors, startups, foundations, and government agencies.
I spoke with Jacob about his book: The Toolbox: Strategies for Crafting Social Impact.
Some of the topics we discussed includes:
The Book and Audiobook: The Toolbox: Strategies for Crafting Social Impact is out now.
You can also find out more about Jacob on his website https://www.jacobharold.com
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