In this part of our websites for non-profits series, we’ll go over some “behind the scenes” things you need to consider as you build your non-profit organization’s website, namely: Security, SEO, and Accessibility.
In this part of the series, we’ll review some essential tools for non-profits to use on their websites, as well as some associated tools to help your organization manage its contacts and donations.
There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for where to build and host your organization’s website. The decision should ultimately be based on your organization’s goals for your website, your budget, and the resources you have for maintaining your site. Here are the major options and the pros and cons of each.
Whether you’re planning to build the site in-house or hire a designer, it’s important to ask the following questions when evaluating a potential design for your website.
As you start planning your non-profit’s content strategy, keep in mind who your target audience(s) are. For example, if you’re targeting potential donors, what types of content will inspire them to contribute? If you’re recruiting volunteers, what do they need to know to get involved?
You know your organization needs a website. The first part of creating a website for your non-profit is defining your organization’s goals.
Website planning begins by separating structure from content. Early on in your website planning, you should think about the difference between structure and content.