We get it, not all Nonprofits have the resources hire a marketing or design team, that is why there are several super cheap (and even free) design apps out there to help you achieve all your marketing wants and needs. Take a look at what apps we think deserve to be in the top three.


The first design app and probably the most well-known one out there is Canva. Canva is a free design program that comes with hundreds of pre-made design layouts and also pre-sized templates for certain social media platforms. Canva also offers the option of upgrading to unlock even more awesome elements and features. This is the perfect app for creating beautiful designs and professional graphics.


Runner-up on our list is of design apps is PicMonkey. This app offers basic photo editing and design tools which are formulated for non-designers as well as designers. They also have a large selection of design templates for wedding invitations, announcements, business cards, etc. Free users have access to most of the tools and features on PicMonkey. The membership account provides the full design and photo editing workflow, including saving, sharing to social accounts like Facebook and Twitter.


Last but not least, the final app on our list is BeFunky. Think Photoshop, but simplified for everyday users. This app is for those who want to avoid the hassle of learning the advanced technical knowledge that is required for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, etc. BeFunky offers photo editing, collage making, and graphic designing. Like the others, BeFunky also comes initially free, but if you were looking to upgrade to get more goodies, they have a membership offer too for just $4.95 per month.

Now that you have a list of our top three favorite design apps, it’s time to explore and see what app fits you and your nonprofit the best.