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Discover 501 Commons' wide range of services

solutions compass 501 Commons provides a broad array of capacity building services to meet the needs of nonprofits of all sizes and subsectors. (Check out our clients.) Fill out our Request for Assistance Form and we will get back to you soon to discuss them.

For ongoing needs, we provide contracted technology, finance, and human resources "back-office" support. This lets you have access to nonprofit expertise, but pay just for what you need.

For project or consulting needs, you can contract with us for a wide range of technology and management consulting. Many services are made very affordable because of the involvement of pro bono consultants and support from our philanthropic partners.

We also offer several action-learning programs to cohorts of organizations where you learn together while tackling your own organizational issues. Plus, we provide peer-learning opportunities and training that strengthens leaders and organizations.

To learn more about how we work with nonprofits, visit the "Our Process" page.

If you do not see what you are looking for, never fear. Soup to is likely we can meet your needs or refer you to someone who can. Just fill out the Request for Assistance Form and we will contact you.

Featured Programs

We're excited to offer even more services and programs to help you increase your impact and strengthen your organization. Hundreds of organizations have benefited from participation in these upcoming programs that combine action-oriented learning with consulting support in a cohort working group. Let us know if you are interested in:

  • Plan IT (available in King County in Fall 2017)
  • Springboard in King County (February-June 2018)

If you would like to participation in any these programs but they are not currently being offered in your community, contact us at and we will try to identify others wanting the service and attempt to raise the funds to bring them to your community.

Need back office support (Finance, HR and Technology)? Affordable management and technology consulting services? Want to consider working with a leadership coach or an executive advisor with nonprofit expertise? Let us know by filling out our request for assistance form.

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Management Consulting Services

Whether you need board development, strategic planning, communications help or any other consulting service, we can provide you with affordable and expert consultants.

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Technology Services

We offer a variety of solutions and support services that will help you maximize your investment in technology and further your mission.

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Human Resources Services

We also provide ongoing HR advice and assistance or human resources consulting services to help you care for your most important resource: your staff.

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Financial Services

We will help you manage your money while you manage your mission. We can do payroll, 990's and ongoing bookkeeping services. We also provide training for staff and boards and set up your financial systems and policies.

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Leadership Development

Affordable peer-learning opportunities, coaches, and executive advisors are available to provide nonprofit leaders with the support and information they need to lead effectively.

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Action Learning Programs

Thanks to our funders for supporting our action-learning programs, including Plan IT, HR Toolkit, Springboard, and Catalyst!

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501 Commons' Events & Training Opportunities

501 Commons offers events and trainings designed to meet the needs of nonprofit professionals.

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Meeting, Conference and Event Space in Pacific Tower

If you are looking for space for board meetings, program gatherings, fundraisers and other important events in King County, please consider Pacific Tower!