Recognized Expertise Since 1994

Shaped by decades of experience working with associations, foundations, agencies, board members, committees, and staffs, the team at 501 Consultants, Inc. understands the unique challenges and exciting opportunities available to organizations.

From the beginning, 501 Consultants, Inc. has specialized in providing support and direction for nonprofit organizations, and continues has honed an array of full management and project-based consulting services. Initially, as a solo practitioner, the CEO and President, Vicky Scharlau, founded the company in 1994. Today, we are a core team of ten with diverse skills to meet complex needs, propel missions forward, and help our nonprofits make intentional impact!



full & administrative services

  • Bookkeeping - AR/AP

  • Campaign design and execution

  • Communications

  • Data analysis

  • Database & calendaring

  • Event development

  • Fundraising strategies

  • Grant writing

  • Program development

  • State and federal advocacy



Project-based services

  • Board training

  • Brand strategy

  • Communications

  • Executive coaching

  • Market research

  • Nonprofit assessments

  • Policy development

  • Project management

  • Stakeholder assessment

  • Strategic planning