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Leadership Development

Building up our sector's leaders

Leadership development programs and services are available for nonprofit employees, board and staff leaders, and emerging leaders:

We can help you determine whether coaching or our executive advisory service is best for you. Executive advisers are nonprofit professionals who can provide you with short-term advice or be a longer-term mentor. Our coaches will work with you or your staff members  to  improve effectiveness and reach personal and professional goals.  Submit a request for assistance and mention that you would like to work with a coach or executive advisor and we will call you to discuss which option is best for you.

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As you address program and staffing issues, funding challenges, planning for a return to in-person work, and other areas where you may be in a pickle, 501 Commons wants to give you an assist. 

Request up to 6 hours of free executive advising with an experienced nonprofit executive or business leader with extensive nonprofit experience. They've been through these challenges before and can be a much-needed sounding board.

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Request for Assistance Form or start a conversation with Dan Bridge at to learn more.

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Leadership Coaching

Coaching helps you focus on yourself, including your leadership and management skills, time management and productivity and approaches to ensuring organizational performance.

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Executive Advisors

Executive Advisors who have nonprofit management experience focus on providing advice on specific management and organizational issues.  They can provide brief consultations or serve as mentors or longer term advisors.

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