Washington, D.C. Nonprofit Executive Search Firm

Washington, D.C. Nonprofit Executive Search Firm

Scion Executive Search provides executive search services for nonprofit organizations and foundations located in the Washington, D.C. area. Our team is a full-service, modernized Executive Search recruitment agency located in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Nonprofit Executive Search Firm and Retained Search Experts

Scion Executive Search Washington, D.C. serves the entire DMV area and has provided extensive executive searches for nonprofit organizations, foundations, and institutions for nearly two decades. Our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. is located on the banks of the Potomac River and is the home to our government, but also has an identity of its own. With a rich history and diverse culture, Washington, D.C. is a beautiful area for nonprofit professionals to flourish. Based on information from Cause IQ, there are over 51,800 organizations in the greater DMV metro area. Combined, these Washington, D.C. metro nonprofits employ 582,497 people, earn more than $126 billion in revenue each year, and have assets of $304 billion. Scion Executive Search has a detailed and thorough executive search process that has resulted in numerous successful nonprofit executive searches in the Washington, D.C. area. This refined process helps us ensure the best results for you and allows you to meet the goals and needs for your organization, foundation, or institution. We are your top choice for Washington, D.C. nonprofit executive search services and recruitment of talent for nonprofit leadership roles.

Executive Search Services We Offer in Washington, D.C.

Our team of tenured executive recruiters have a deep understanding of how to match organizations with qualified, mission-driven candidates that fit their organizational needs and structure. As a socially conscious executive search firm, we care about the community in the District of Columbia that we serve, and we hold ourselves and the work we do to a high standard. This work ethic and dedication to our loyal nonprofit clients and exceptional candidates has resulted not only in many successful searches for a variety of executive positions with nonprofit organizations but has earned Scion national recognition as one of the top nonprofit executive search firms in the nation.

Our proven nonprofit executive search process is what makes us a leader in Nonprofit Executive Search Services. Our experienced team of recruiters will perform a detailed analysis of your organization and the position you’re looking to hire for to evaluate your needs. We gather as much information as possible so we can find a qualified candidate that meets those requirements. With a vast pool of qualified executive-level candidates and passionate professionals that have different levels of experience in a wide variety of fields in the nonprofit sector, the team of Scion nonprofit recruiters will utilize every resource and tool at their disposal to make sure you land the best candidate for your organization. This level of dedication and successful track record is what separates Scion Executive Search from other nonprofit search firms.

We also pride ourselves on having a strong commitment to diversity in our approach to finding nonprofit leaders and we operate our searches from this premise, as well as our own internal staffing. It is one of our main core values at Scion and something we practice every day in our organizational culture. We are dedicated to bringing only the best service to our clients and the talent we work with across multiple industries!

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Washington, D.C. Nonprofit Executive Search Firm

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1140 3rd Street, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20002

(202) 594-9328

Nationally Recognized and Award-Winning Executive Search

Scion’s Appleton Nonprofit Executive Search Firm has been recognized as a top executive search firm in the Business Times Book of Lists, Forbes list of Leading Executive Recruiting Firms in the US and World, as well as Inc. 5000 Top Fastest-Growing Companies in America and awarded by ClearlyRated, The Best of Staffing. Whether you need management staff, board members, senior leaders, or executive level personnel, we are ready to connect you to the nonprofit leader talent you’re searching for.

Our experienced and award-winning team can lead executive searches for the following roles and focus areas:

Nonprofit Leadership Roles We Recruit For:

Executive Director

Chief Development Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operations Officer

Chief Executive Officer

VP Positions

Chief Diversity Officer

Controllers & Finance Executives

And More!

Mission Areas We Recruit For:

Community Organizations

Children & Family Services


Human Rights

Social Justice


And More!

Other Management Roles We Recruit For:

HR Management & Administration

Department Managers

Marketing Managers

Communication Managers

IT & Systems Management

Program Leadership


Educational Institutions

Healthcare Organizations

And More!