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Summit Search Group Announces the 2024 Pro Bono Search Initiative for Nonprofit Organizations in Manitoba

WINNIPEG November 28, 2023 — Summit Search Group, a leading executive search firm with a strong commitment to community engagement, philanthropy, and volunteerism, is thrilled to announce the launch of the 3rd Annual 2024 Pro Bono Search Initiative. Building on the success of our inaugural program in 2022 with 1JustCity, and the 2nd annual search in 2023 with Volunteer Manitoba, this initiative aims to provide vital support to nonprofit and charitable organizations in Manitoba by offering pro bono executive search services.

2024 Pro Bono for Nonprofit


In 2022, Summit Search Group initiated the first of it’s kind in Manitoba, Pro Bono Executive Search program, focusing on assisting nonprofit organizations in Manitoba in finding top-tier senior professionals to advance their missions. The collaboration with 1JustCity marked the beginning of our commitment to supporting organizations facing leadership changes. In 2023, Summit Search Group partnered with Volunteer Manitoba to recruit their new Executive Director.

With over two decades of dedication to community service, philanthropy, and volunteerism, Summit Search Group is proud to extend its services free of charge to nonprofits and charities navigating the complexities of leadership transitions.


Criteria for Eligibility:

All eligible nonprofit and charitable organizations are encouraged to apply for the 2024 Pro Bono Search Initiative. To be eligible, applicant organizations must:

  • Be seeking to hire a member of the senior leadership team (e.g., CEO, CFO, Executive Director, General Manager).
  • Be located in the Province of Manitoba.
  • Be a nonprofit or charitable organization.
  • Be willing to have the executive search posted publicly.
  • Not be currently engaged with another recruitment firm.


How to Apply:

To submit an application, interested organizations can follow our website for more information and the Request for Proposal that will be issued in January 2024. Applications will be reviewed by a panel of Summit Search Group team members possessing a diverse set of expertise.


Important Dates:

  • Application Period Opens: January 15, 2024
  • Deadline for Applications: February 23, 2024
  • Review Period: January 12 – February 23
  • Second Round Calls: March 1, 2024


Contact Information:

For any questions, comments, or concerns, please reach out to any of our consultants. Contact details can be found on our website.

Summit Search Group is excited to continue our tradition of giving back to the community and looks forward to partnering with deserving organizations in 2024. Together, let’s strengthen the impact of nonprofits and charities in the communities they serve.


About Summit Search Group

Summit Search Group is a leading executive search firm with over two decades of experience in identifying and placing top talent. Committed to community, philanthropy, and volunteerism, Summit Search Group is dedicated to making a positive impact by providing pro bono executive search services to nonprofit and charitable organizations.


Matt Erhard, Managing Partner

Jessica Willis, Partner

Gail Eckert, Director, Recruitment

Braeden Demchuk, Recruitment Consultant

Cory Henkewich, Senior Recruitment Coordinator

Lindsay Arseny, Recruitment Coordinator

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