Web Design for Non Profits & Social Enterprises
All our designs start with strategy. We walk you through a detailed, collaborative discovery process so we clearly understand the needs, objectives and goals. Then we design – backwards. We focus on the user and the desired action (learn, join, donate) and work backwards to the homepage and key messages. Once we’ve determined the viewers actions we can tell your story, create engaging experiences and provide the tools to easily manage your site and enable your viewers to become more involved with what you offer.
We handcraft websites that are intuitive and inspirational, responsive for tablets and mobile phones, optimized for search engines and oh so easy to update. What can we build for you?
Ontario Health Care Issues
The Change Foundation promotes a positive evolution in Ontario’s health care system by engaging patients, family caregivers and health providers to explore contemporary health care issues. We restructured their website to focus on their 4 key service areas and promote their industry publications. View the site at changefoundation.ca
Adult Education and Employment
PTP Adult Learning and Employment Programs provides basic skills education, upgrading, job search and related services to individuals preparing for employment, training or further education. We created a new site with online learning module integration to allow them to extend their reach to new audiences. View the site at ptp.ca
Loran Scholars Foundation partners with universities, donors and volunteers across the country to invest in the future of Canada. They offer the country’s largest and most comprehensive four-year undergraduate award, providing young leaders with opportunities to develop their talents and work towards a better world. We created a new responsive website to help raise their profile, showcase their work, connect with their supporters and allow easier online applications. View the site at loranscholar.ca
School Hunger website
Halton Food for Thought has a goal that no student goes hungry at school and they partner with their community to feed students healthy food so they can achieve academic success. Their new site promotes their mission and connects with their supporters. View the site at haltonfoodforthought.com
American Seed Saving website
Seed Savers Exchange is dedicated to the preservation of heirloom seeds. We created a new brand identify and website to promote seed saving, provide resources and information for saving seeds and online seed sales around the world. View the site at seedsavers.org
African Mission Website
C.PP.S. Mission Projects serves to support and empower communities throughout Tanzania by building sustainable water well systems and providing educational opportunities for children who otherwise would not be able to access the tools needed to build a stronger future for themselves and in many cases, their families. We created a new site for them to reach their supporters and communicate their messages. View the site at cppsmissionprojects.ngo
Women and Children’s Shelter
We created a bold and effective website for Yellow Brick House shelter in York Region. The site features simple navigation, responsive design and valuable resources for their audience. View the site at yellowbrickhouse.org
Childrens Book Bank Site
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing, illustrating and publishing of Canadian books for young readers. We created a series of websites to promote their organization and specific book categories. View the site at bookcentre.ca
Nature Fundraising Microsite
We took a unique, targeted approach for the launch of a new campaign for Nature Canada to gather signatures on a pledge of support for the work they are doing. The site features beautiful custom illustrations and intuitive embedded pledge and online donation system. Campaign site only online for a short time.
World Travel Website Design
Worldwide Quest provides travel tours around the world and needed a new online identity that inspired viewers and promoted their tours and experts. We created a site design in a magazine style format – big bold beautiful images, captivating images and tour teasers – to display the tantalizing world photos and trigger any viewer’s wanderlust. The site is centered on the tour content and imagery to excite the viewer. We created an intuitive interface and multiple ways to explore the site and search the tours. View the site at worldwidequest.com
Web Design for Natural Food Coop
The Big Carrot is Toronto’s favorite natural food coop. They needed a website to communicate with their members and promote all their amazing features. We designed a responsive site with desktop, tablet and phone versions of the layout, built it on a n open source content management system that allows for easy updates (including changing the background photo regularly to update the look), added event calendars, integrated a Google street view of the their store interior, setup photo galleries, new blogs and recipes. View the site at thebigcarrot.ca
Website for Women’s Shelter
Interval House is Canada’s first shelter for abused women and children. They wanted a site that was as unique as they are, that was easy to update, dynamic and inspired viewers to donate. A site that would make their day-to-day tasks easier with no big learning curve. We created a new site design that feels at home. Its comfortable, approachable and safe. The site is easy for staff to update and manage and it includes custom-built donation systems, reporting, PDF receipts, and symbolic gifts. We also created interactive annual reports and a staff extranet to keep everyone informed from board to volunteers including calendars, photo galleries and emergency alerts. View the site at intervalhouse.ca
Website for National Eating Disorder
NEDIC is Canada’s eating disorder information centre. We created a site filled with valuable resources and organization features like online store for ordering awareness and education products as well as conference information and online ticket sales. View the site at nedic.ca
We also created a targeted microsite called Beyond Images that has free curriculum based resources for elementary school teachers along with registration system and feedback surveys. View the site at beyondimages.ca
Education Member Association Online Report
The Ontario College of Teachers decided to save printing costs and paper use by moving their annual report online. We created a responsive report that works on desktops, tablets and mobile phones as well as a downloadable PDF version so the report was fully accessible. The bilingual report features lots of infographics and visual stats to present their membership information. To help with the production we setup a custom content management tool that the writers and translators could access and directly edit their content for easy workflow and proofreading. . View the site at reports.oct.ca/2013
Design for Women’s Foundation
CWF is Canada’s only national women’s foundation – they invest in programs that move women and girls out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence. They needed to move out of a tired, static, difficult to update site into something that was fresh, alive and very easy to maintain. So we created a new online brand that is vibrant and powerful, that tells their story and inspires viewers to support. We built a customized bilingual open source content management system that makes site updates a breeze. We added interactive maps so users can see the impact of the work they are doing across the country, we streamlined their processes for applying for grants and made other enhancements to make their day-to-day tasks easier. View the site at canadianwomen.org
This microsite is geared around the Active Communities Pledge – to encourage voters and candidates to be champions for cycling and active transportation in the upcoming provincial election. The site has a live counter of pledges taken as well as a wealth of resources to inspire visitors to take action. We worked with Agents of Good to create this site. View the site at activecommunitiespledge.ca
Online Annual Report Design
Interval House is Canadas first shelter for abused women and children. For the past few years they have taken a fresh approach to their annual reports and wanted to continue this with the way they are presented online. So we created online reports that provide some interactivity and extend the messages communicated in print allowing us to elaborate with more imagery and detail. Because these are planned with an integrated, strategic approach from the start with Agents of Good we were able to technically setup the illustrations and imagery to ensure it all came together for successful print and online components. View the Online Report
Non Profit Member Association Website
We designed and built a website for this chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals to allow easy communication to their members. View the site at afpgoldenhorseshoe.org
Canadian Fundraising Website
When CAF opened its doors in Canada as a means to provide international donations for several meaningful causes they came to us to create an online presence. We’ve started with a temporary landing page to introduce this organization to their Canadian audience and are planning a larger launch in the near future. View the site at cafcanada.ca
Design for Natural Pet Food
Carna4 creates natural pet food that starts with fresh, table-grade meat, eggs, whole produce & sprouted, organic seeds – alive with boosted nutrients & probiotics. These natural ingredients are then gently baked to give your pet balanced, 100% pure & highly digestible nutrition, without synthetic supplements of any kind. We created a new online brand for Carna4 with a unique approach to delivering a site that performs and stands apart from all the other pet food websites on the market. The site design concept is anchored on the idea of differentiation in a crowded market. Behind the design is an easy-to-use WordPress content management tool with extensive customizations to work just the way the client wanted. View the site at carna4.com
Environmental Website Design
We created an online identity and website for Beginnings – a project of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario to archive powerful stories of the beginnings of environmental organizations in Ontario. The campaign site only ran for a short time.
AIDS Website Design
We work with a lot of non profits around the world and we created this website for an AIDS organization in Uganda. We’ve been very involved in various projects in Uganda and have traveled to Africa a few times to get involved first hand. View the site at artuganda.org
Web Design for Non Profit
Threads of Life is an association for workplace tragedy family support. They needed a new site that was easy to update, promoted the great work they are doing and helped drive traffic to their national fundraising walks which we also redesigned at the same time. Both sites are built on an easy to use WordPress content management system. View the site at threadsoflife.ca
Charity Event Website
Steps for Life is the national walk in support of Threads of Life – an association for workplace tragedy family support. They needed a new site that was easy to update, promoted the great work they are doing and encouraged support for their national fundraising walks. We also redesigned the main Threads of Life site at the same time so both sites are built on the same easy to use WordPress content management system. View the site at stepsforlife.ca
Microsite for Fundraising
Another campaign microsite for Small Change Fund – we re-purposed the campaign template from the Voices of the Boreal and updated the design and content to match the brand on the campaign. We also created an interactive map of the arctic to highlight the environmental features and the non profit projects they create and support. The campaign site only ran for a short time.
Environmental Website Design
This is a targeted microsite for Small Change Fund. We created a distinctively different site to focus on the messages and fundraising goals of this specific project. This became a series of website for different campaigns so they could target their marketing and email blasts to specific campaigns. The campaign site only ran for a short time.
Non Profit Online Fundraiser
This was a dedicated online fundraising site for Ontario Nature where viewers could donate towards protecting a share of land for the organization. The online campaign ran for a limited time.
AIDS and HepC Website
An online resource for the Canadian Aids Treatment Information Exchange where they can post all their AIDS and HepC awareness materials online and allow users to view, download and order printed versions of all their materials.
Canadian Diabetes Website
Election Central is the Canadian Diabetes Association’s interactive web portal designed to provide the public with all the information available on how diabetes issues are playing out in current provincial elections. Designed and built under a very tight timeline, this site features a full set of province specific sites all managed under one sophisticated content management system allowing the Association to make easy updates on their own. The site was only active during the election.
Online Risk Questionnaire
Having a healthy baby is worth your weight. All mothers want to have healthy babies born with a healthy weight. A healthy baby starts with a healthy pregnancy and a healthy weight gain for the mom-to-be. Eating nutritious foods and gaining the proper amount of weight for you is a great start to lowering your risk of having a low birth weight baby. We created a site to learn more about your risk for delivering a low birth weight baby and included a simple questionnaire to help evaluate your risk and encourage mothers at risk to seek support. We worked with Agents of Good to create this site. View the site at worthyourweight.ca
Toronto Family Shelter
Reddoor needed a new website to provide information about their shelter. We designed a non profit website that was bold, clean and easy to use. The site had to be easy for their staff to update content so we setup an easy to use Content Management System in WordPress. View the site at reddoorshelter.ca
Online Pledge Campaign
Threads of Life had a national campaign to promote workplace safety by touring a hand made quilt across Canada. The LifeQuilt honours those whose lives were lost or changed forever because of a tragedy in the workplace. We created a living quilt of those who promise to protect themselves and others and encourage others to add your Life Promise. The pledge also works on iPads so as they tour the country users can add their pledge at the live events. View the site at lifequilt.ca
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Government Website
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment wanted to promote reducing – the lesser known of the 3R’s so we built this microsite to promote awareness of the 3R’s with an emphasis on reducing at home, work and school. The site provided information resources and downloadable PDF files. The site ran for a limited time.
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