For Candidates


Good Reading

– Managing Leadership Transition for Nonprofits: Passing the Torch to Sustain Organizational Excellence by Susan Egmont, Barry Dym and Laura Watkins (available from FT Press and on

– Building Leaderful Organizations: Succession Planning for Nonprofits by Tim Wolfred

– Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations by Barry Dym and Harry Hutson

– Making a Leadership Change by Thomas North Gilmore

– Managing Transitions by William Bridges

– The Nonprofit Leadership Transition and Development Guide: Proven Paths for Leaders and Organizations by Tom Adams

– Nonprofit Management & Leadership, Vol. 22, Issue 1, p. 3-20, by Karen Froelich, Gregory McKane and Richard Rathge

– Nonprofit Quarterly, various issues on leadership transition

– Planning for Succession: A Toolkit for Board Members and Staff of Nonprofit Arts Organizations by Merianne Liteman

Websites for Job Seekers

Egmont Associates does not endorse any of the resources listed below. They are provided only to help make job seeking less burdensome. Please feel free to let us know of other tried-and-true sites or if sites should be removed.

Arts (art school programs/fashion careers) (New York Foundation for the Arts) (Creative employment in Massachusetts)



Education (Education Week) (Higher Education
Recruitment Consortium)
Individual graduate schools of education

Environment (Environmental Career Opportunities) (EcoEmploy) (Appalachian Mountain Club) (Green Dream Jobs)


General Nonprofit Listings (New England area) (Boston Job Bank) (PC Magazine) (volunteer management) (PA/Delaware area) (Isaacson Miller) (Massachusetts, mostly medical) (Jewish organizations) (Commonwealth Legislative Seminar)

Philanthropy/Development (Association of Fundraising Professionals) (Lois L. Lindauer Searches) (Chronicle of Philanthropy) (Institute for Nonprofits, NC) (Women in Development of Greater Boston)
Local/state chapters of AFP

Networking Organizations
See your local Sunday newspaper’s networking listings.

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