More and more non-profits and charities are spending time on getting their websites done right.
I’m glad they are as it definitely affects their bottom line and the amount of money they raise through donations.
You’ll also notice their Twitter and Facebook pages are well designed. In this showcase, we’ve identified great sites doing great things around the world, and their effective website designs.
1) Charity Water
Charity Water has been featured in many showcases, and their website has gone through a few different home pages, but the overall design is still one of the most stunning. They are committed to freshwater projects globally.
2) Hello Somebody
Hello Somebody exists to provide sustainable projects and restorative care to improve the lives of children in need. If you’re looking for stylish tee or a cool watch, check out their shop.
3) Just Giving
Just Giving makes it easier for you to fundraise for your own cause. Use their pages to reach your goals.
4) World Wildlife Fund
Who doesn’t love animals? WWF is making sure future generations get to see them for all their beauty.
5) Red Nose Day
We all need some laughs. It’s even better when those laughs raise money for a great cause. Red Nose Day raises cash to transform lives across the UK and Africa.
6) Not For Sale
Slavery sucks! It still exists! Not For Sale aims to end slavery in our lifetime through tools and by raising awareness.
7) Hope Centers
Hope Centers – Made up of churches, businesses and individuals with one goal: to serve the poorest of the poor. Over 1 Million meals served.
8) Amnesty International
Their color scheme is catchy just like their cause. Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members and activists in more than 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights.
9) The Y (YMCA)
Commonly known as the YMCA, the Y is nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.
10) The Girl Effect
The Girl Effect believes that girls living in poverty are uniquely capable of creating a better future. But when a girl reaches adolescence, she comes to a crossroads. They’re committed to give girls a chance. Check out the video on their site. Quite compelling.
11) International Rescue Committee
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.
Founded by Bono and other supporters, ONE is a grassroots advocacy and campaigning organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, by raising public awareness and pressuring political leaders to support smart and effective policies and programs that are saving lives, helping to put kids in school and improving futures.
Change.org lets you start a petition and mobilize supporters for your cause. They have a neatly organizes site that is clearly action-oriented. No extraneous information, just simple and to the point.
14) Michael J. Fox (Parkinsons Research)
The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson’s today. With almost 300 million dollars raised, they’re making progress.
Cancer, uggggh! Let’s kill it. American Cancer Society helps you learn about cancer, its risk factors, prevention, treatment, and more. They do good things and fight the big battle.
Love green? The Nature Conservancy is working hard to make a positive impact around the world in more than 30 countries, all 50 United States and your backyard.
Working towards an Aids-free generation, Red is partnering with businesses to give up part of their profits to the cause.
18) Rice Bowls
Rice Bowls collects funds for orphaned children in the Rice Bowls’ network of partner orphanages. They’re doing a great job not only on their cause, but their website as well.
19) War Child
War Child provides life-changing support to the most vulnerable children whose families, communities and schools have been torn apart by war. They’ve received recognition for their website as well. In their words, the site is intended to look quite different from the standard charity/NGO website design, and be more like a magazine that people hopefully want to browse through.
20) Malaria No More
Malaria No More is determined to end malaria deaths. We’re helping the world get it done by engaging leaders, rallying the public, and delivering life-saving tools and education to families across Africa.
21) Literacy 2030
This one is a #21, but deserved to be on the list, so consider it a bonus. Literacy 2030 is a well-designed site that aims to to change lives in the Midlands community by achieving the goal of 100 percent literacy.
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Thanks Charlie for great charity website tips – so appreciated
We’re doing the same for our non-profit!