Our Vision

An impactful not-for-profit sector that is connected, collaborative and capable, supported by excellent leadership and management, and that is representative of the society it serves.


Our Mission

•attract, grow and retain future leaders and managers for the not-for-profit sector
•ensure that sector leadership is representative of a wide diversity of characteristics and backgrounds
•promote the value of recruiting, developing and retaining talented people
•support the development of cross-sector, supportive networks of current and future leaders

Our values

In our work, we will prioritise and demonstrate these Values –

We will:
• actively welcome and respect diversity of experience and perspective
• encourage everyone to participate regardless of their background or role

We will:
• be open and honest, demonstrating accountability in all our work
• use evidence-based and transparent decision-making

We will:
• create and take opportunities to advance and deliver on our Vision and Mission
• foster a climate of ambition and excellence drawing on expertise from across the sector
• strive to be a learning organisation, reflecting on both successes and failures
• actively welcome fresh ideas and approaches

We will:
• work collaboratively, both within our organisation and with our partners
• promote the value of collaboration within the sector, with employers and with participants in our programmes

We aim:
• to inspire the next generation of leaders by championing the role of the not-for-profitsector in improving society
• to be inspired by a range of viewpoints and stakeholders

Strategy 2024 onwards

You can read Our strategy 2024 onwards here, or by visiting Our Publications (here).


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