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Your Partner for Impact

One donation to 501 Commons impacts hundreds of nonprofits.

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.

Partner with 501 Commons by making a donation now!

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:

Contact us if you need help with making your tax-deductible gift or have questions. Thank you for your support of 501 Commons!

Nancy Long | Executive Director |

Our Supporters

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

Financial Stability & Ratings

The Seattle Foundation, and Guidestar listings for 501 Commons demonstrate that the organization is financially stable and is having a big impact on the success of nonprofits.

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Wish List

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.

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Our Impact

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