8 Marketing Agencies Specialized to Boost Your Nonprofit

Posted by Annette Storckman , September 6

AdobeStock_299051602When it comes to your nonprofit’s cause, no one has a greater understanding than you do. But effectively communicating your message to your donors can be an entirely different skill set.

Using a marketing agency is one of the best ways to expand your reach and increase engagement with your existing donor base — especially if they are specialized in marketing for nonprofits. In a day and age where communicating to different audiences across platforms can be a logistical nightmare, it's important to employ a team of experts to help you navigate.

 

That's why we've compiled a list of eight superb agencies with a proven track record of lifting up nonprofits. We looked for agencies who not only know your line of work, but offer hands-on services, best-in-class creative and analytics, and care about your mission.

Explore more to find the best agency for you.

 

* denotes an official Fundraise Up partner


 

Edge Direct

Edge Direct is a full-service direct response agency with a progressive approach to nonprofit marketing. Their focus on your mission — integrated with fundraising strategy, data, technology, creation, and execution across all channels — has made them a market leader in fundraising.

 

Services include:

  • Strategic Consulting
  • Creative Development
  • Media Planning
  • Research & Analytics
  • Production Management
  • Product Fulfillment
  • Database Services
  • Public Relations

 

Great for all organizations, especially those in health care, museums & institutions, veteran services, and animal rights.

 

hjc

 

Hewitt and Johnston Consultants Inc. * is a digital fundraising agency that has served the nonprofit sector for over twenty years. Whether you are a major nonprofit or a small organization, they will create a unique strategy tailored to your specific needs.

 

Services include:

  • Constituent Experience
  • Donor acquisition
  • Email campaigns
  • Digital marketing
  • Conversion rate optimization
  • Video and Storytelling
  • Technology Audits
  • Custom strategic solutions

 

Great for organizations of any size looking to build their digital marketing strategy. Especially great for Canadian Fundraise Up clients!

 

M+R

 

M+R * is a nonprofit-exclusive agency that prides itself on aiding grassroots movements. They take their love of activism and integrate it into online marketing, PR, and social media strategies. Some movements they have been involved in include the fight against Big Oil, NYC’s smoke-free law, and the blocking of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

 

Services include:

  • Online Fundraising
  • Media Relations
  • Social Media
  • Digital Advertising
  • Campaign Strategy
  • Integrated Advocacy Campaigns
  • Analytics and Optimizations
  • Messaging and Identity

 

Great for arts organizations or grassroots movements looking to “raise hell” on the digital stage. 

 

Masterworks

 

MasterWorks is a full-service agency that specializes in faith-based organizations. With 30 years of industry experience, they provide data-driven insights, time-tested methods, and effective creative assets to help you stay on trend within the market of America’s ministries.

 

Services:

  • Direct Response Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Innovation and Development
  • Digital Services
  • Branding
  • Targeting and Technology

 

Great for faith-based organizations looking to expand their overall strategy.

 

Merkle


Merkle Response Management Group has cultivated a comprehensive approach aimed at creating a stronger, one-to-one relationship with your donors. They offer the expertise of decades of service to leading nonprofits and data-driven strategies proven to cultivate and retain more donors. 

 

Services include:

  • Donation Processing
  • Contact Center
  • Donor Acknowledgment and Fulfillment
  • Sustainer Management
  • Event Processing
  • Website Development
  • Strategy & Analytics
  • Merchant Services

 

Great for organizations looking to expand donor relations.

 

o+a

 

One & All's mission is to enact positive change by influencing how the world sees, supports, and contributes to nonprofit organizations. With a three-pronged approach, they lead clients to success utilizing data, strategy, and creativity. Over the years, they have worked with a variety of nonprofits such as Make A Wish, the American Red Cross, the Special Olympics, and Union Mission Ministries.

 

Services include:

  • Analytics
  • Marketing and Outreach Strategies
  • Content and Design
  • Donor Connection

 

Great for any organization seeking robust services that put your mission first.

 

revunami

 

Revunami * is a results-driven, strategic consulting firm that specializes in digital technology for nonprofits. Their focus is on increasing your revenue by understanding your goals, constituents, data, pain points, and more. They are a full-service firm that prides itself on flexibility and ability to handle multiple projects at once all while keeping costs low.

 

Services include:

  • Digital strategy development
  • Digital marketing execution
  • CRM and data strategy
  • Social benchmarking and analysis
  • Content marketing
  • Website development

Great for organizations with an existing, small marketing team to help boost their online presence.

 

true sense

 

TrueSense Marketing is a full-service direct marketing agency who measures their success by your success. Their purpose is to help donors turn their compassion into action, help clients leverage and understand donor behaviors, and allow their employees to flourish. This approach to overall satisfaction means uplifting everyone involved which aligns closely with their clients who include Ronald McDonald House Charities and Meals on Wheels.

 

Services include:

  • Donor conversion 
  • Donor retention
  • Donor outreach
  • Donor growth

 

Great for humanitarian organizations looking to grow their donor relationships.

 


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