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Posted Jul 16, 2021 12:55 PM
For a nonprofit to operate at its fullest potential, it takes a team of people with a variety of skills – from finances to technology to HR to fundraising – to make it work. This can be especially challenging for smaller organizations with limited staff. This is why you should partner with 501 Commons to receive the affordable help you need to ensure things run smoothly!

What are you waiting for? Go ahead and see the services we offer and request assistance so we can start a conversation with you right away.

Technology – Our team provides IT infrastructure and support, database solutions (we are especially experts at Salesforce), intranet implementation, technology consulting, and assistance on a variety of tech projects (upgrading software, advising on making major technology purchases, helping your team work remotely, etc.).

Finances – Sleep better at night knowing our experienced team of accountants can take care of your bookkeeping, payroll, Form 990 preparation, and more. We bring decades of experience serving the nonprofit sector, so you know you’re in good hands!

Human Resources – We can work with you to ensure your organization is compliant with local and federal employment laws, provide training and support to your team members, help recruit a diverse staff, and provide guidance whenever a sticky situation presents itself. Tap us if you need assistance on specific HR projects or if you need us to act as your long-term “in-house” HR expert.

Management Consulting – Our nonprofit management consulting services run the gamut – from board development, meeting or retreat facilitation, strategic planning, organizational development, emergency planning, assessments, and more. Just reach out to us and ask!  Services are charged on sliding fee scale based on budget.

Training/professional education – We recruit top expert trainers to lead workshops on a variety of topics; including volunteer management, board training, fundraising, planning a successful GiveBIG campaign, technology tools, professional development, and finances. Our workshops are held virtually via Zoom, so you can still attend while sitting in your pajamas with a cat on your lap.

Leadership development – Whether you need coaching, advising, or training – we understand that being a nonprofit leader isn’t easy. Join our quarterly Executive Director Forum meet-ups, request up to 6 hours of free executive advising, and register for any of the events listed on our calendar.

Information and referral – Visit our Nonprofit Resource Directory for a searchable database of trusted and vetted consultants/service providers, free information, a calendar of training/networking events, a Venues Map (so you can prepare ahead of time when you feel comfortable hosting in-person events again), personalized assistance, and a listserv.