RSVP for Foundation Leadership Forum Roadmap to Success Sessions

Choose your Roadmap to Success session at the 2023 Foundation Leadership Forum. These sessions start on Sunday, January 29, at 12:30 PM CT and provide a foundation for the full conference. They are designed to prepare you in your role to embrace leading practices of high-performing foundation boards. 

  • Foundation Board Chairs, Vice Chairs, and Chairs Elect: Roadmap to Success Workshop
    Take a deep dive into the special roles and responsibilities of chairs and the hallmarks of effective board leaders. Learn strategies for forging an effective partnership with the foundation chief executive, institutional leadership, and the board at large, including insights to help troubleshoot common board challenges. A capstone breakfast on the final conference day will bring the group back together to discuss actionable insights from the conference. (This session is intended for foundation board chairs, vice chairs, and chairs elect.)
  • New Foundation Chief Executives: Roadmap to Success Workshop
    CEOs who are new to the role will learn from seasoned foundation leaders about the challenges and opportunities they will encounter, questions they should ask about the organizations they are leading, and critical conversations they should have with their board, institution leaders, and other constituents. (This session is intended for foundation chief executives new to their role in the past 18 months.)
  • Future Foundation Executives: Roadmap to Success Workshop
    Prospective foundation executives will gain an understanding of the role foundation leadership team members play in supporting, engaging, and leveraging the board’s talents. Participants will learn from industry experts about the qualities boards and institutional leaders seek in candidates for CEO and other cabinet level staff. (This session is intended for senior foundation staff below the level of chief executive who aspire to become a foundation CEO.)

Please respond with interest based on your role. These sessions will have limited space for attendees in the respective board roles.