CEO Transitions in Family Foundations

Sign up for a free account to save resources for later or login.

Among the most important tasks that any board confronts is the choice of head staff person. If anything, this decision has even greater significance in family foundations. Whether the position is vacant because of the retirement of a beloved CEO or the departure of a problematic one, CEO transitions in family foundations typically have three major stages:

  • clarifying the foundation direction
  • identifying a suitable successor
  • realigning the foundation’s strategies and/or programs as necessary

Go to Resource

Content Partner: National Center for Family Philanthropy

Content Partner Website

Publication/Event Date:


Is your resource available to the public or only your members?:





Leave a Reply