Family Foundation CEO Leadership Series

About this collection: NCFP's complete series of guides for hiring, orienting, evaluating and navigating challenging changes and transitions in the careers of family foundation CEOs.

This series of guides provides a comprehensive overview and specialized guidance on the leadership role of family foundation chief executives.

CEO Guides

Help Wanted: The Complete Guide to Hiring a Family Foundation CEO

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The role of a family foundation chief executive is unique—running a philanthropic enterprise in partnership with a family. This first-ever guide for hiring a family foundation CEO will help your family figure out where you want your foundation to go, and how to find the right person to take …

The First Year: The Complete Guide for the New Family Foundation CEO

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A companion to the NCFP guide on hiring a CEO, this is the first how-to guide for new family foundation chief executives and the board members who hire them. Hiring a CEO is only the first step. A solid transition plan will maximize the CEO’s prospects for success.