TSNE’s What’s Next: Leading a Thriving Transition


October 5, 2017 to October 6, 2017
December 12, 2017 to December 13, 2017


Warren Conference Center
Ashland, MA 01721

National data indicates that a large portion of nonprofit leaders are on the brink of transitioning out of their executive role, but many leaders and their organizations are not well-prepared for what comes next. TSNE’s What’s Next: Leading a Thriving Transition supports long-time leaders to prepare their organizations and themselves for their departure and ensure ongoing sustainability. Space is limited. The deadline to submit your application is June 1, 2017. Participants must be long-time executive directors planning to leave the organization in the next one to five years. All information is confidential. Once you complete the confidential application form, you will have a phone call with TSNE staff to discuss the program and your interest.

Participant Benefits

  • Assessment of the organization’s transition readiness
  • Best practices and tools to prepare for the transition
  • Progress on addressing organizational vulnerabilities related to a transition
  • Increased clarity on the leader's personal steps to departure and plans for future
  • Support and motivation to plan and implement the steps necessary to leave well
  • A confidential space to process and plan for your departure and what’s next
  • Focused leadership related to the leader's upcoming transition
  • Groundwork for a sustainability/succession plan
  • Celebration of the leader's legacy
  • A support network of peers

Program Dates and Details

Four-day retreats in two sessions

Leadership coaching sessions

Cost: $750 to $5,000 (based on organization budget size)

Each cohort includes up to 18 participants

Type of event: 

Partner Events

Learning area: 

Nonprofit Governance


Third Sector New England