Heather Joseph


Executive Director, SPARC

Project Director (SPARC), New Venture Fund

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Heather Joseph is executive director of SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), a center-left coalition that advocates for low-cost educational resources and access to higher education materials and publications. SPARC is a project of the New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit managed by the Washington, D.C.-based philanthropy consulting firm Arabella Advisors; as such, Joseph received total compensation from NVF of $337,134 in 2018. 1


  1. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). New Venture Fund. 2018. Part I: Line 15. Part VII (Compensation of Officers, Directors, etc.).
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