A Resource for Nonprofits and a Partner for Philanthropy
501 Commons is the first stop for nonprofits of all sizes and types that are seeking to build on their strengths and improve their effectiveness. Your donation will support hundreds of nonprofits providing vital services.
|Nonprofits turn to us for affordable technology and management consulting, leadership coaching, executive advising, action learning programs, and ongoing HR, tech support and financial services. They also access our Information and Referral Program and Nonprofit Resource Directory to find consultants, specialists, tools, and best practices.|
|Capitalizing upon the expertise of its 50-member staff, and an Executive Service Corps of more than 500 skilled volunteers, 501 Commons strengthens 1000+ nonprofits annually, throughout Washington and beyond.|
|Recognized for its effectiveness, 501 Commons has been honored with the Evergreen Award for outstanding leadership, selected as Seattle Business magazine's Nonprofit of the Year, and as a Featured Finalist for the America's Service Commissions (ASC) Innovation and Leadership Awards.|
501 Commons deploys 92% of each donation toward services that enable nonprofits to achieve greater levels of success. We work strategically and collaboratively with other capacity building organizations.
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Your Gift Makes a Difference
501 Commons’ lean and sustainable approach to serving nonprofits multiplies the power of your philanthropy and increases the impact of your donation. Help us enhance the quality of life for people, families, and communities. Your contribution will underwrite:
- Free guidance and support through our Information and Referral Services
- ZaptheGap, our campaign to improve the nonprofit sector's access to technology
- Executive Service Corps, delivering the expertise of over 500 volunteer professionals to nonprofits
- Springboard for the Arts, supporting the sustainability of a diverse arts sector
- Educational services, such as ED Forums, board workshops, Learn to Serve, and 501 Talks Tech
- Access to consultants, specialists, and web-based resources in the Nonprofit Resource Directory
- Organizational capacity of 501 Commons to meet the evolving needs of the nonprofit sector
How to Give
There are many ways to make your tax-deductible contribution to support services that strengthen Washington nonprofits. We do not accept cash. Please choose from these options:
Scott A. Hayman | Director of Community Engagement and Business Development | Scott@501Commons.org | 206.682.6704 ext. 124
Thanks to our supporters, 501 Commons is able to provide free and low cost capacity building services, training, and referrals to nonprofits across the state of Washington.Meet Our Supporters
There are many tools and resources we need to make all the services provided by 501 Commons hum. Can you help us support our clients and volunteers by donating something off of our Wish List?See Our Wish List
Zap the Gap - Support Nonprofits!
Join sponsors like Microsoft, Deloitte, and Boeing that have committed to ZaptheGap between how for-profits and nonprofits use and access technology.Become a sponsor
Stories of Philanthropy: Why We Give
Philanthropy occurs when people donate their time, talents, and/or treasure in the service of others. Members of our Executive Service Corps generously invest their time and talents as volunteer consultants. Read these profiles to see what motivates these leader-philanthropists.Read More
Every year we serve 1,000+ nonprofits in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. The stories of our impact speak to the importance of expertise, capacity building, and leadership development in our sector. Discover how these nonprofits improved their ability to serve their missions and paved the way for future success.See Stories of Impact