Announcing Spark Camp :: Uncertainty

It’s been a while! After a short break, we’re pleased to announce our next Spark Camp, which will be held June 7 – 9, 2018 at Harvard University. We host Spark Camp events when we think there’s an important conversation that needs to be had, and our sense of urgency has never been as great […]

A big thank you to Future History Festival sponsors

In advance of our upcoming Future History Festival, we’d like to thank our Festival sponsors. We are tremendously lucky. Our sponsors’ financial support means that we can offset the cost of the event — and do our best to help everyone attend at a lower cost. Their support also gives us room to tinker and […]

Work with Spark Camp

We’re planning the first-ever Spark Camp Festival this fall — and we are looking for two extraordinary people to work with us as planning gets underway:   Spark Camp Festival Coordinator Description: The Festival Coordinator will work with the Spark Camp Team on various aspects of planning and executing the Festival, including: — Scout local […]

Spark Camp partners with the Bush Foundation for upcoming Spark Camp :: Giving

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with the Bush Foundation on our upcoming Spark Camp :: Giving. Spark Camp :: Giving will be our seventh Camp. For those in attendance, it will offer a rare chance to reflect on the changing dynamics of philanthropy, charity and fundraising amongst artists, foundation officers, up-and-coming Millennial changemakers, […]

Update — Spark Camp :: Giving rescheduled

We’ve decided to push back Spark Camp :: Giving a few months to late spring / early summer 2015. The original dates for Giving conflicted with a number of other events, including the Sundance Film Festival. The disadvantages posed by moving Camp to a later date and a new venue (and city) are outweighed by […]

Announcing Spark Camp :: Giving

How Americans contribute time and money to causes they believe in has changed dramatically in the last decade. Technology has made it possible — and worthwhile — to give donations as small as $5 with the click of a button. The likes of Kickstarter, IndieGoGo and the Awesome Foundation have helped fundraise millions of dollars […]

What’s next for Spark

We’re thrilled to announce a generous grant from the Knight Foundation for the launch of Spark Co. What does this mean? What is entailed in the aforementioned Spark Co? Since we’re in the middle of hosting Spark Camp: Visionaries, Leaders and Managers, please let us quote directly from our blogpost posted over at Knight: “The […]

Announcing Spark Summit: Newsroom Leadership & Management

This summer, we’re launching the first Spark Summit in our Visionaries, Leaders and Management track. We’re convening past and new campers to talk about the various leadership and management challenges and opportunities within newsrooms. At this summit, we’ll invite campers to work collaboratively on projects in order to spark catalytic, durable change in their industry. […]

Looking for amazing attendees for our upcoming Spark Camp: Leadership & Management

We are in the midst of a significant rethinking of how organizations should operate. As consumers, we know first-hand how differently we relate to companies. We expect personalized services and communications, and we demand that companies promptly and publicly address mistakes. Just as radical are the different ways that employees now relate to their employers, […]

Sign-up for the Spark Camp Mailing List

Curious about Spark Camp?  We would be happy to add you to our general mailing list for updates on future events. We won’t trade your contact information and we don’t plan to bombard you with mailings. Please note, if you’d like to suggest an invitee (someone you know, or yourself) please do so using this […]