22 Free (Or Almost Free) Resources for Nonprofits

Updated: Jul 20


Raise your hand if your nonprofit organization has tons of extra money lying around... Anybody? Nobody?


Like most of your nonprofit colleagues, everybody is looking for free or discounted resources to help do our jobs better, serve more clients more effectively and efficiently, and make a larger impact with our missions. And we're here to help. Below is a list of some free (or almost free) resources we've curated for nonprofits of every sector, budget, mission, and location.


Wild Apricot posts monthly lists of free nonprofit webinars to help with everything from fundraising to human resources.

Google for Nonprofits - The go-to communication platform for many businesses, Google now offers premium package offerings to nonprofits, free of charge.

YouTube Social Impact - Access powerful tools to help spread your message and learn from other social innovators using the power of YouTube videos to create greater impact.

Facebook Social Impact - Social Impact fosters a community that cares by empowering people to make the world a better place through tools that have positive real-world impact.

Nonprofit Jenni - Marketing, Management, and Development (Fundraising) Strategies - Get a 10% discount on on-demand courses, templates, awareness kits, and more. Use our exclusive partner promo code "TK10" at check-out.

Society for Nonprofits - Free membership level that includes access to a library with archived issues of Nonprofit World and Funding Alert, a subscription to GrantStation Insider, and access to the Nonprofit Careers job listings. In addition, nonprofits get access to book reviews, job postings, samples and templates, and a national directory of companies that provide services to nonprofits across the country.

Grammarly for Nonprofits and NGOs - Never make a grammar mistake again with Grammarly, an AI (or Artificial Intelligence) powered writing assistant that identifies grammar, style, spelling, wordiness, and punctuation mistakes.

Headline Studio - Write better headlines that will boost your blog traffic. Eliminate guesswork and outperform your competition with Headline Studio.

Microsoft 365 Business Premium Free for Nonprofits - Microsoft 365 with Microsoft Teams can help your nonprofit ensure secure remote work and reduce costs.

Salesforce - All eligible organizations get 10 free subscriptions of Lightning Enterprise Edition and around 75% off subscription plans.

Constant Contact - Nonprofits can receive 20% off a 6-month prepaid package and 30% off a 12-month prepaid package.


Canva - Create free beautiful, branded memes for social media, posters, signs, or other branded materials for your nonprofit.

Tweetdeck - Manage multiple Twitter accounts, track hashtags, organize lists, respond to notifications, schedule tweets, and more.

Trello - Helps you get organized, make to-do lists, track progress, and set deadlines.


AllTheFreeStock- A collection of free stock content, from pictures to illustrations to doodles.


Just Write Grants Monthly Webinars - Free monthly webinars covering a range of topics in fundraising and grant writing. Looking for something different? Tell us. Take our one-question survey by clicking here and let us know what topics you'd like to see covered in future webinars.


Hootsuite - For smaller organizations with less than two channels to manage, Hootsuite offers a “free-limited” plan with a 50% discount on the unlimited set-up, which lets you manage more than two social channels.

Google Ad Grants - If you’re a qualifying nonprofit, you’ll receive $10,000 USD in in-kind Google Ads advertising every month.


Google Workspace (Formerly GSuite) for Nonprofits Starting at $0/Month - Monthly savings of up to $17 based on options selected for nonprofits to increase collaboration, productivity, and efficiency.

Airtable - This collaboration tool helps teams work together more effectively and efficiently. Currently, Airtable offers 50% off Plus or Pro plans to qualifying organizations

Xero (Quickbooks Alternative) - Xero helps streamline administrative tasks and keep all of your accounting records in one place. Start with a free trial and then get a 25% nonprofit discount.

HubSpot - Everything you need to organize, track, and build better relationships with constituents 100% free.



 

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