Follow the Leader: Succession Planning and Leadership Transition

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 -
8:45am to 11:00am EDT
New York Foundation for the Arts, 20 Jay St., 7th Floor, Brooklyn, NY
Members of PNY & Partner Orgs: 
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In the arts and culture, as in the nonprofit sector broadly, changes in executive leadership can be difficult and unsettling—but they also provide organizations with critical opportunities to reaffirm goals and values, revitalize programming, and build morale. 
Please join us for a discussion about leadership transition and succession planning.
  • How funders can encourage and facilitate grantees’ succession planning efforts
  • Best practices for ensuring smooth and healthy transitions 
  • The roles and responsibilities of interim executive directors and boards of trustees 
  • Strategies for building out leadership pipelines 


Designed for

All interested funders.


8:45 - 9:00 AM  Check-in
9:00 - 11:00 AM  Program
Registration is required by June 23.
Members: To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please log in and click the Register Now link above. (no fee)
Guests of Organizers: Please email with your name, title, organizational affiliation, business mailing address, and phone number. Please indicate by which organizer you were invited. (no fee)
Non-Member Funders: Please email ($150 fee) 

In collaboration with

  • New York Grantmakers in the Arts

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