Resources for Nonprofits 


501 Commons

(formerly Executive Services Corps)
Provides high-quality, affordable consulting services, resources and mentors to nonprofits and educational leaders seeking to address critical organizational issues across Washington state.

Artist Trust
Supports and encourages individual artists in all disciplines working to enrich community life throughout Washington state.

Provides a wealth of resources of practical information, tools and best practices, training, and leadership development for board members of nonprofit organizations worldwide.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Bi-weekly newspaper of the nonprofit world. The website offers a searchable archive of articles about issues and trends in the nonprofit sector, as well as grants listings.

The Council on Foundations
Nonprofit membership organization of approximately 2,000 grantmaking foundations and corporations whose mission is to serve the public good by promoting and enhancing responsible and effective philanthropy.

The Foundation Center
An independent national service organization of foundations that provides an authoritative source of information on private philanthropic giving, and remains one of the most expansive and comprehensive resources for grant seekers. Offers online database of grantmakers and grants nationwide.

The national database and leading source of information on nonprofit organizations. The site contains programmatic and financial information about charitable nonprofit organizations in the United States.

Hood Web Management
Hood Web Management offers free web hosting to charities and nonprofit organizations based in the Pacific Northwest.  

Independent Sector
Membership organization of nonprofits, foundations, and corporate philanthropy programs committed to strengthening, empowering, and partnering with nonprofit and philanthropic organizations in their work on behalf of the public good.

Provides refurbished laptop and desktop computers to charitable organizations around the world. This Seattle-based nonprofit offers special computer packages and discounts to nonprofit organizations, as well as a retail store where nonprofits can receive discounts on hardware.

Internal Revenue Service
IRS website has 990 tax return forms and a broad range of tax information.

Northwest Development Officers Association
Membership organization whose mission is to advance philanthropy and the development profession in the Northwest.

Nonprofit Assistance Center
Training and consulting resource for nonprofit organizations in the Seattle area.

Philanthropy Northwest
Professional association of grantmakers located in or funding throughout the five-state region of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Publishes a guide to funders in the Northwest.

Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
Promotes responsible, effective grantseeking and fosters connections among grantseekers, nonprofits and funders through seminars, trainings and conferences on grant research and writing.

Redmond Regional Library - Nonprofit & Philanthropy Resource Center
Offers a collection comprised of information on such topics as grant information, proposal writing, nonprofit management, board selection, establishing endowments, planned giving programs, capital campaign planning, special events and current trends in philanthropy. Gives free access to grants databases that enable a nonprofit to find funders who are interested in what they do.

Tech Soup
Technology news, resources for nonprofits, and discount technology for nonprofits through TechSoup Stock.

Washington State Charitable Trust Directory
Publication of information about grantmaking requirements and activities of charitable trusts in Washington state.