Capacity Building & Transition Planning Resources
In a recent Bridgespan Group survey, only one-third of nonprofit leaders believe their organizations are effective at developing a strong pipeline of future leaders. Yet, on average, over the last 20 years, only about 1 percent of US foundation funding has gone to talent development, with much of it going to general leadership programs that aren’t directly aligned with the specific needs of a given field (Building a Field-Specific Leadership Pipeline).
Bridgestar helps nonprofit leaders build and nurture great teams and help talented leaders build and nurture great careers. The Bridgestar job board lists management and leadership positions as well as board of director positions in nonprofit organizations throughout the United States and beyond.
Compass Point Nonprofit Services provides access to research and articles on executive transitions, as well as templates for emergency succession plans and interim executive director job descriptions.