Leadership
& Culture

Effective nonprofits invest in their leadership. They plan for transition, and are agile in order to be responsive to provide best services and achieve the organization’s mission. Leadership is developed internally as well as externally. Values have been articulated and practices are expressed in policies and team building, and staff are engaged in decision making. 

Professional Development and Learning:

Resources:

Topics On This Page

1) Executive Director/CEO Role; 2) Nonprofit Culture, Teams & Meetings; 
3) Succession Planning/Executive Transition; 4) Succession Planning Toolkits;
5) Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI); 6)  DEI Asset Framing; 7) Equity Audit Tools

Executive Director/CEO Role

Nonprofit Culture, Teams & Meetings

Succession Planning / Executive Transition

Succession Planning Toolkits

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

DEI Asset Framing

  • The Power of Asset Framing: A Conversation with Trabian Shorters - The Skillman Foundation
  • You Can't Lift People Up by Putting Them Down: How to Talk About Tough Issues of Race, Poverty, and More - The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Driving Social Impact Through Community and Storytelling - Forbes

Equity Audit Tools

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