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Succession Planning

The Alliance has compiled this set of succession planning resources from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Alliance Resources

Planning for Leadership Transition

Elizabeth Varner provides information and a list of additional resources in this blog post from the Alliance.

Other Resources

A Governance Framework for Leadership Succession Planning

The Arts Consulting Group and Arts Insights provide this handy framework for planning for leadership transitions.

Making Founder Successions Work

After an extensive, in-depth, quantitative study about founder transitions, The Safe Passage Project, was able to glean useful information about how keeping a founder involved and engaged might actually provide some tangible benefit to nonprofits.

Succession Planning for Nonprofits of All Sizes

Board Café encourages nonprofits to set the stage for a strong transition by developing a succession plan.

Succession Planning for Nonprofits – Managing Leadership Transitions

The National Council of Nonprofits provides ten planning tips for a leadership transition.

Thriving as a Board Chair

The experts at CompassPoint provide this 24 page PDF to help board chairs learn from their peers in the non-profit arena and plan for their successor.

What Now?

This handy guide asks “How will the impending retirement of nonprofit leaders change the sector?” with a section of questions and answers this tool helps nonprofit leaders at all levels understand the necessity in planning for transitions – specifically in retirement.

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