10 Awe-Inspiring Nonprofit Websites in 2015

Published: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 | Tags: website, nonprofit, web design

2015 was another exciting year for nonprofit web design. It was full of vibrant color palettes, new geometric elements, engaging micro-interactions, and an emphasis on scrolling over clicking.

We've put together a list of 10 beautiful nonprofit websites that are using the latest design trends. If you're planning on redesigning your own website and are looking for new ideas , you've come to the right place. 

Enjoy, and get inspired! 

Together We Feed

Together We Feed website

Together We Feed pairs natural colors with generous whitespace to create a clean and inviting website. The interior pages feature a single-column layout, which means no sidebars or submenus taking up valuable real estate!


Sharing America's Marrow

Sharing America's Marrow website 

The website for Sharing America's Marrow uses a beautiful combination of video, photography and vector illustrations. Animations and interesting page load effects give the site a lively look and feel.


Camillus House & Health

Camillus House nonprofit website

The website for Camillus House and Health uses large, high quality photography to share stories of the people they serve. Each interior page has a header for displaying photos and embedded videos, and a footer for calls-to-action. 


Heart Kids NZ

Heart Kids NZ website 

The Heart Kids NZ website uses dramatic photography to evoke strong emotions. Micro-interactions and animations create an engaging user experience for visitors. A bright accent color draws attention to important calls-to-action.


Jewish Community Center of Dallas

JCC of Dallas website

The website for the Jewish Community Center of Dallas manages to be sophisticated and playful at the same time, with vibrant images arranged in grid layouts on a dark background.


COINS Foundation

COINS Foundation website

The COINS Foundation website is another wonderful example of illustration and photography working together harmoniously. This website does a great job of storytelling by using animated illustrations and embedded videos.


Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce website

The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce website welcomes visitors with a stunning image header and a unique color palette. (You've gotta love a chamber that uses chartreuse!)


ReWork Project

ReWork Project website

The ReWork Project website tells a moving story with an interactive video player embedded on the homepage. Another interesting element is the repeating geometric shape used throughout the design.


South Bend Region Economic Development

South Bend Region Economic Development website

Bright colors, unique geometric elements and engaging hover effects are just a few of the small details that make this economic development website stand out from the crowd.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah website

Some of our favorite features of this beautiful site include the full-page image header, collapsible menu and long-scrolling page layout.


Looking for more inspiration?

Check out our SlideShare of the top 10 web design trends for 2015! 


Your Turn

We hope you enjoyed this list of 10 awe-inspiring nonprofit websites!

If you know of a great nonprofit website, we would love to see it. Please post the URL in the comments section below to share it with us and our blog community!


RFP Template free download


overhead photo of 6 people sitting around a table with computers & devices, shaking hands

Struggling to grow membership?
Are you looking to increase revenue?
Need an easy to update website?

You can grow with Freedom Software.

See how your nonprofit can thrive

Freedom for Nonprofits

Is your organization struggling to grow?

Back to top