Scion Executive Search

Scion Executive Search


About Scion Nonprofit Executive Search

Candidates that make a difference today.

Scion Executive Search is a national retained nonprofit executive search firm designed solely for organizations, foundations, and educational institutions. Cultivated out of the nonprofit sector, we provide expert search strategies and leadership for your organization.

Our executive candidates are true agents for change, and we are experts at matching their talents, motivations, and passions to your organization’s mission. Scion Executive Search has led hundreds of successful executive searches around the globe.

Our Executive Candidate Networks


Offering an expansive and exclusive network of executive leadership from national, state, and local nonprofits; including foundations, associations, government and education.


A robust pool of exceptional nonprofit management leaders ready to advance their career and tackle executive leadership opportunities at the national, state, and local level.


National corporate leadership across a variety of verticals with board member expertise as well as those with aspirations in working on behalf of foundations and nonprofits.



National C-level technology and startup leadership network of talent with Board membership expertise and a passion for foundations and nonprofits.

Why Choose Scion

Scion Executive Search is an award-winning full-service nonprofit executive search firm that provides clients with extraordinary talent for hire. Since 1997, our partners have been strategically placing nonprofit talent within foundations, organizations, and educational institutions globally. From the largest foundations, universities, and government employers, to social services and art organizations, our firm offers tailored executive recruitment programs to meet your leadership needs.

The secret to our success lies within our commitment to excellence. At Scion, we’re focused on providing you with incredible talent options which align with your culture and unique working requirements.

The foundation of Scion is rooted in the relationships we’ve mindfully cultivated with individuals, foundations, organizations, businesses, universities and communities. We offer our clients unparalleled reach into national and local networks with millions of candidate options, and boast an existing vetted pool of over 50,000 private nonprofit executives that continues to grow each day.
As proven experts in nonprofit recruitment, we understand the vital importance of hiring experienced nonprofit talent that is fully motivated by your mission, and that fits within your nonprofit’s specific culture. We thrive in placing real and experienced people at social causes who are ready to wrap their arms around your mission, feed their respective passions, and in turn help our nonprofit community.