7 Tools for Creating Nonprofit Infographics
Canva is one of the most widely used online design tools. To make an infographic, just choose the template, drop in your data, change colors and graphics as needed, and you’re done! Whether you need to show relationships between data sets, illustrate your organization’s structure, or compare different numbers, Canva is an easy way to present information visually.
Piktochart is a web-based infographic platform that allows users, with little graphic design experience, create infographics and visuals using themed templates. Piktochart offers free and paid subscriptions, as well as a nonprofit subscription.
Visme lets your nonprofit design and share visually appealing reports, presentations, and infographics in minutes. It also allows you to create great social media graphics. In your first month, you can create up to 5 projects for free and if you want to move forward with a basic plan, you can do 15 projects per month for just $14.
BeFunky is known for being a handy photo editor and collage maker, but it also offers a variety of templates for creating infographics. Just customize the template with your images and icons, adjust text, colours and layout, save and then export.
Snappa is great if you’re design-challenged and need something really easy to use. It may be limiting in terms of variety of options, but if simple is what you need, this might be the tool for you. It has pre-set templates that you can easily use for social sharing, includes an easy drag-and-drop interface, as well as thousands of royalty-free stock photos.
6. Google Charts
Google Charts is free, simple to use and pretty powerful. You can view charts in an interactive dashboard and connect to your data in real time using data connection tools.
Animaker lets you add more life to your infographics with video. With lots of material to choose from including charts, maps, and icons, you can make your data stand. Create up to five two-minute videos per month for free. Keep in mind, to get the highest possible quality of video, there is a fee.
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