25 free tools for nonprofit communicators and marketers

Don’t let a shoestring budget prevent you from connecting with donors or producing compelling content. Add these useful resources to your messaging arsenal.

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The life of a communications pro for a nonprofit organization can be a series of balancing acts.

Perhaps your department is a one-stop shop responsible for the organization’s messaging strategy—or maybe you are the communications department.

Regardless, you probably have a lot on your plate and limited personnel who can take on tasks. Let’s review 25 tools that can streamline your job and make your workday easier, so you can spend more time making the world a better place:

Internal and external communication and collaboration


Zoom enables you to have video conferences with anyone around the world. Zoom’s free account affords you unlimited one-on-one video conferencing, with a time limit of 40 minutes for groups. It also includes a screen share function, chat capabilities and a recording feature.


Similar to Zoom, Skype offers free video conferencing and unlimited audio conferences for groups. Come for the seamless communication; stay for the delightful emoticons.


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