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Leading Places to Serve

Strengthening board leadership and empowering the board-professional partnership.

  • The Board Member Institute

    Applications for Cohort 7 are open from Tuesday, August 9 throughMonday, September 12, 2022!

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Professional leadership and board leadership are the twin engines that make nonprofits soar.

When this partnership works, it can add tremendous value. When it doesn’t, it can be destructive. Leading Edge strives to create and test programs, tools, resources, and opportunities to strengthen board-professional relationships and make Jewish organizations Leading Places to Serve.

Leading Partners is a program designed to strengthen the working relationships between CEOs and board chairs.

Supporting CEO search committees

Ensuring the right CEO is in place is one of the board's primary duties. Executive transitions are a time of great opportunity and risk for organizations.

Supporting the board-CEO partnership

Relationships between boards and executives are critical to organizational success. They’re also frequent sources of tension, confusion, and misunderstanding. We’re exploring methods and models for improving them.

Learning more about the board pipeline for Jewish nonprofits

Organizations need great board leadership, but too many potential leaders don’t want to serve. We’re gathering data about who is sitting around the board table of Jewish nonprofits and how organizations can improve boards’ experience.

Board Leadership Resources

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