Bellagio Residents/

Jacob Harold

February 2022 Cohort

Bellagio Residency: February 2022

Project: “The Toolbox: Methods and Mindsets for Social Impact”


Jacob Harold is a social change strategist, author, and executive who formerly served as the CEO of GuideStar where he co-led the company’s 2019 merger to form Candid, the world’s largest data platform for civil society. He came to Bellagio in February 2022 to work on a textbook focused on advanced techniques for social change in the 21st century called “The Toolbox: Methods and Mindsets for Social Impact”. Now, he serves on the boards of the United States Climate Action Network and Rewiring America. He is also an advisor to investors, startups, foundations, and government agencies.

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