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FIRST Washington inspires kids of all ages to pursue careers in science and technology. Thanks to a makeover conducted by 501 Commons’ Technology Services, FIRST Washington is now utilizing improved systems that allow them to better serve their family of 10,300 students and 5,000 adult coaches, mentors, and volunteers across the state - an accomplishment that we highlighted at last year's Techtacular celebration.

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How 501 Commons helps nonprofits be a greater force for good

Serving Our State

In 2015, we provided over 600 contracted services for nearly 400 nonprofits across the state and handled over 400 Information & Referral cases. Nearly 1,000 people received training and we welcomed 95,000 visits to our website thanks to our funders.

Mobilizing Support

501 Commons mobilizes the support of individual donors, government, community funders, and corporate partners, so that nonprofits in Washington State can better serve individuals, families, and communities. Learn more.

Zapping the Gap

Join our "Hall of Fame" partners, the tech community, and philanthropy to Zap the Gap between the outdated technology used by many nonprofits and the tools of business. Help nonprofits access tech and amp up impact!

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