Managing a non-profit is all about doing more with less. When donations are slow or volunteers are scarce, it can be tough to accomplish the organization’s goals on a consistent basis. To keep funds coming in and volunteers available to lend a hand, you need to have a strong presence in the community. Without a non-profit website, you’re denying your organization the opportunity to make even more of an impact on fundraising, education, and your mission. Let Xemion help you get closer to accomplishing those goals.
The first step in getting people involved in your cause is educating them about it. What does your organization do? How do you go about making things happen? A non-profit website is an optimal way to provide this kind of information to the community, and more importantly, to the people who want to help, either by volunteering or by donating money or needed items.
In addition to clearly stating your non-profit’s mission and goals on the site, the next most-important feature to include is a donation page. The easier you make it for someone to donate, the more likely they are to do it. Some ways to simplify the donation process are to provide a secure online donation system so anyone can donate with the click of a button as opposed to writing and mailing a check, which takes much more effort and time.
If you partner with any retailers, you may also be able to make some of their products available via your non-profit website. Then, whenever anyone makes a purchase through your site, you earn a commission. This allows people to donate by buying items they would buy anyway. They donate without spending any more than they normally would have, which is a very attractive selling point.
After the ability to donate, the next important feature on your non-profit website is a volunteer page. Provide as much information as possible about what kinds of volunteers you need, what they would be doing, any prerequisites (like a volunteer orientation or class), and when they would be needed. Be sure to include a volunteer application that people can either download and mail in, or even better, that can be filled out and submitted directly through your non-profit website.
Xemion understands that non-profits often have limited budgets, so we’re happy to offer several webiste design packages that will allow you to choose the one that fits your organization’s budget. A non-profit website doesn’t have to be outrageously expensive to be effective, and it’s our goal to help you get the best site possible without damaging your fundraising efforts.
Keys to a Successful Non-Profit Website
Managing a website takes some effort, but when you see the positive effect it has on your organization, you’ll wonder what took you so long to create a non-profit website. Some things to keep in mind:
Just because you’re a non-profit organization, your site doesn’t have to look like it was created by a volunteer with little Internet knowledge. The more professional your site looks, the more successful it will be at furthering your goals. Request a quote for an effective non-profit website design from Xemion today.
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