Recommended Links

Think of this list as a toolbox I’ve curated specifically for nonprofit communications professionals, or anyone responsible for marketing and communications at their organization – of my favorite nonprofit consultants, websites, blogs, and other resources:

Content Creation

DIY Design

  • A Smile in the Mind – a Pinterest board chock full of inspiration on witty thinking in design
  • Color Theory – the basics in a downloadable poster format
  • Adobe Color -if you need help knowing how to choose colors or establish a palette for your next marketing piece or campaign, try this nifty tool
  • – charts and infographics the easy way
  • Canva – an easy-to-use, free design program
  • PicMonkey – free photo editing with filters, text, touch-ups, more
  • Quozio – turns meaningful words into beautiful images in seconds, then share ’em on social media



Online Nonprofit Community

  • The Progressive Exchange – free, online message forum sharing information about online strategies, tactics and tools among people doing internet organizing, advocacy, marketing and fundraising
  • NTEN – The Nonprofit Technology Network hosts the annual Nonprofit Technology Conference, and offers newsletters, journals, blogs, webinars, local meetups, and many other useful resources for members