It’s the best development investment I’ve made in the past 20 years!”

Julie Rosen, Executive Director, Parenting Arizona


If you are a Nonprofit Executive Director and answer YES to the following three questions, you are at risk for becoming one of the 67% of executive directors planning to leave the profession by 2016!

  1. Have you been experiencing anxiety in the face of dwindling resources and increased demand for services?
  2. Do you sometimes feel isolated at the top, with no one who truly understands your issues and concerns to confide in?
  3. Do you experience never-ending pressure from funders, board members, and other stakeholders who expect you to do   everything right, every time?


Based on research conducted by CompassPoint Nonprofit Services and the Meyer Foundation, executive directors identified their three most effective choices for overcoming these challenges:




Leadership Development Programs

Lead for Good’s Executive Director Institute provides all three of these resources in a one-of-a-kind distance learning program! You’ll be encircled by fellow nonprofit leaders in a supportive professional development environment. You will learn new ways to leverage your strengths and resources through one-on-one coaching, learning labs, peer-networking, and mentoring.


What’s in it for you?


Improved work-life balance

Strengthened confidence

Increased flexibility and resilience

Broadened support network and a circle of trusted advisors

Reduced stress

Energized and motivated with effective new leadership tools and approaches

Enhanced relationships with stakeholders


What’s in it for your nonprofit organization?


A leader who is more engaged, with an intentional leadership vision and strategy

A leader with increased motivation and energy to serve as the organization’s  cheerleader and advocate

A leader with improved communication skills for enhanced relationships that ripple through the organization

A leader who is adept at delegation and holding staff accountable

A leader who helps staff grow professionally to retain talented and effective employees


Fresh ways to do more with less

Creative solutions for success in this new climate


Space is limited, so don’t wait too long to apply!

Call 602-541-4383 to get information about the next cohort being formed.

To download a pdf document about the program,  click here.

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