5 Stellar Nonprofit Website Examples

5 Stellar Nonprofit Website Examples

Looking for a little website inspiration for your non-profit organization? The search is over. Check out these 5 stellar nonprofit website examples.

As your organization does its spring cleaning, you may find it’s time to give your nonprofit’s site a little refresher. Before we dive into 5 stunning website examples, take 10 minutes to note what’s working and what’s not working on your site right now.

How a Stellar Nonprofit Website Looks Like

  • Has a donate button that works correctly

  • Provides site visitors with a working donate form

  • All website links go to the correct locations

  • All forms are working properly

  • All images are up to date (especially check staff or Board pages!)

  • All contact information is correct

  • Your mission, vision, and programs are clearly communicated

  • All events are listed, up-to-date, and easy to find

  • Pictures and videos on your homepage are no more than 2 years old

Okay, now you’re ready! Let’s dive in.

Website Example #1: International Justice Mission

What we love:

  • The homepage “hero image” is beautiful, up-to-date, and includes a call-to-action that is relevant to an upcoming holiday, Mother’s Day.

  • Categories are simple, compelling, and easy to follow: “Who we are,” “What we do,” “Become a freedom partner,” “Current rescues.”

  • Buttons are impact-oriented. (e.g., “Join our fight,” “Send rescues”)

  • Images are high-resolution.

  • The site loads quickly.

  • The footer prioritizes social media.

  • The “give now” button is in a bright red, attention-grabbing color, including multiple giving options.

  • Branding is consistent (e.g., fonts, colors, voice).

  • Includes a stories and studies section, demonstrating accountability.

  • Has a real-time tracker of program work, so the site and work feels especially urgent.

International Justice Mission

Website Example #2: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

What we love:

  • The homepage “hero image” includes a memorable tagline, “Finding cures. Saving children.”

  • The homepage “hero image” is actually a video. Bonus: it doesn’t take long to load!

  • The homepage gallery demonstrates the diversity of reasons someone might have in their organization in a way that is clean, simple, and easy to navigate.

  • The news section is up-to-date and updated regularly.

  • The “connect with us” section includes social media buttons and email or text updates.

  • The “get involved” section breaks down every imaginable format: school fundraisers, sports and fitness fundraisers, workplace giving, video game fundraising, and individual giving.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Website #3: ASPCA

What we love: