How We Work With You

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How We Work with Nonprofits

Needs Assessment — We Listen and We Learn

  • Consultation to determine what needs of the organization are not being met because of who is not sitting at your board table.
  • We observe your board and the interacting of its members.
  • We review your bylaws, policies and related documentation and see if there are any impediments in them from attracting good board members.

Research — We Search

  • SacConnects makes full use of our extensive network from 28 years of community involvement to create a large pool of contacts and is able to identify qualified and interested potential board members.

Evaluation — We Vet

  • Our detailed interviewing process enables SacConnects to precisely match the right person and organization together.
  • We ask the type of questions that enable us to determine qualities, skills, motivations, interests, and abilities of the qualified individuals brings you the right fit for your organization.

Recommendation — We Present

  • We present the best fit candidates to your key people for interviewing.

Acceptance — We Follow Through

  • Everything we do reflects our deep understanding of the recruitment process and the critical importance of each placement for both our clients and the candidates you accept.

In the end, it’s about relationship building, and making sure you are building a strong board to fulfill your mission.

How We Work With Companies

Needs Assessment — We Listen and We Learn

  • Consultation to learn the mission, values and culture of the company to determine which non profit boards would be a good fit to pursue.
  • Determine which executives are to be placed on potential boards.

Research — We Search

  • SacConnects makes full use of our extensive network to target and contact non profits and associations on behalf of your company and executive to determine if this would be a good fit.

Evaluation — We Vet

  • Our detailed interviewing process enables SacConnects to identify the right fit for the organization and for the potential board member.
  • We ask the type of questions that enable us to determine qualities, skills, motivations, interest and abilities of the individuals.
  • Inquire about the mission values and culture of the organization.

Recommendation — We Present

  • Following the research and assessment phase we present our recommendation of potential boards for your executives to interview with.

Acceptance — We Follow Through

  • Everything we do reflects our deep understanding of the recruitment process and the critical importance in the right placement for both our clients and the organizations.

Relationship building and making sure you are building a strong connection to the community while fulfilling your philanthropic mission is what it is all about.