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8 Steps to a Compelling Nonprofit Annual Report Design

JCA annual report cover designAn annual report chronicles the achievements of and provides financial data for your nonprofit over the past year. However, a creative and compelling nonprofit annual report design also gives insight into the culture of your organization, depicts its impact, and evokes an emotional response or connection that inspires readers to donate, volunteer or spread the word about your organization.


7 Must-haves to Get More Donations from Your Nonprofit’s Website

Getting and tracking donationsThe start of a new calendar year or your organization’s fiscal year is a good time to assess how many donations have been received (especially since most people donate at the end of a calendar year) and if you could be getting more. There are several obstacles you may not have considered that could hinder the number of donations your nonprofit receives through its website, such as a difficult donation process or doubt or concern on behalf of the donor. If you address these issues, you remove some barriers, getting even more donations through your website. Here are our 7 must-haves to get more donations from your nonprofit’s website.


5 Reasons Your Nonprofit Needs an Accessible Website Design

Disabled man using a computer.If your nonprofit organization doesn’t have an accessible website design or have accessible digital documents and publications, it is alienating supporters or members who have a disability. In some cases, Section 508 or ADA laws require accessibility. In others, it’s just the right thing to do. Here is an explanation of accessibility and why your nonprofit should care.


What Does Publication Design Cost?

nonprofit publication design cost“What does publication design cost?” is a question we get a lot. The investment for the design of an annual report, book, brochure, media kit, magazine or newsletter varies greatly based on the content, page count and complexity. There truly is no standard for each type of publication. The design of a 12-page brochure could actually be more complicated than that of a 48-page book, for example. There are many factors—some monetary in nature and some not—that need to be considered.


How to Easily Accept and Track Donations on Your Nonprofit’s Website

People donating online from a tabletGuest blog by Glen Ferguson

When it comes to getting donations, your nonprofit organization needs to make it as easy as possible for supporters. Accepting donations directly on your website removes hurdles and provides an improved level of convenience for your donors, resulting in increased donations (and that’s the goal, isn’t it?).