September 2022

Top Nonprofit Advertising Agencies

What advertising is best for your business? There’s paid search advertising in search engines; social media advertising across Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter; display advertising; remarketing – the list goes on, and that’s just for online advertising. Traditional advertising such as print, radio, and TV ads, as well as out of home advertising on billboards, buses, and benches each come with unique benefits. So, if you believe advertising can help you meet key business metrics and boost your revenue, consider hiring an advertising agency to help you identify the best types of ads and ad mediums for your business. An advertising firm will ask about business goals, brand message, and the products and services you’re marketing. From there, the ad agency will put together a plan for you to review, approve, and test.

Check out some of the best Nonprofit advertising firms near you. As you create your shortlist, we recommend reviewing work portfolios to see if a company's style matches yours; reading client reviews to understand strengths and opportunities; and looking at a company's service focus to gauge expertise and work experience. We compiled all this data for you, so get started finding a Nonprofit advertising agency & ad firm today!

List of the Best Nonprofit Ad Agencies

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Portland, OR

    Manifesto Agency stands as a beacon for their partners such as Amazon Flex and Arby’s in achieving branding that reflects authenticity. The impact-driven agency works with small to enterprise businesses in delivering powerful storytelling.

    One of the notable projects that let Manifesto Agency’s capabilities shine was their partnership with Intel for global branding efforts. The team provided marketing materials and held memorable events to highlight Intel’s dedication to building innovative experiences.
     

     

     

     

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 10% Business Consulting
    • 10% Marketing Strategy
    • 20% Other
    Amazon Flex

    Amazon Flex

    When Amazon entered the gig economy with Amazon Flex in 2015, they found themselves in an unusual position. Though the number of people signing up to deliver packages exceeded expectations, fewer drivers stay in the...
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    GE Healthcare 2030

    GE Healthcare 2030

    GE Healthcare wanted to showcase how emerging technologies could change the care pathway for patients in the very near future. Manifesto worked hand in hand with GE Healthcare's global Imaging team to create a traveling...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Geneva, IL

    Branding partners have become essential for brands in every industry, and Illinois-based Rule29 has become one of the most trusted sources for brand development and identity design for brands that include Fellowes and many others.

    Whether expanding on an existing strategy or serving brands that are starting from zero, Rule29 delivers real results. It’s what’s made them a go-to name in branding and continue to expand their client list to include companies like Cargill.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 20% Web Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Other
    Zipline Brewing Co. Brand...

    Zipline Brewing Co. Brand...

    Right from the start, Zipline Brewing Co. knew that good branding and retail packaging could make the difference between great success and abject failure. They asked Rule29 to bring their industrial aesthetic to life, and...
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    Elea Chair by Fellowes Brand...

    Elea Chair by Fellowes Brand...

    Rule29 has partnered with Fellowes Brands over the years on a variety of projects. We were honored to establish and launch a brand that redefined the ergonomic furniture industry: Elea by Fellowes Studio. Elea is a...
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    Topstep Website Development

    Topstep Website Development

    Topstep came to us with a new and beautifully bold brand that had yet to launch. The brand was carefully crafted by another agency based on consumer feedback and the insight to go where no online trading software had gone...
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    Big Omaha Brand Development

    Big Omaha Brand Development

    Silicon Prairie News came to us to brand the nation’s most ambitious conference on innovation and entrepreneurship. Their big ask was to attract tech entrepreneurs—not just from the Midwest but also from both...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Los Angeles, CA

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like The Process, SeedX empowers brands with search engine optimization. Founded on design-first principles, this LA-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of SeedX’s experience is their work for Muses on Demand, one of the world’s respected brands. SeedX helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Advertising
    • 20% Email Marketing
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 40% Other
    Bees and Trees

    Bees and Trees

    Bees & Trees has an amazing product - small-batch, hive-to-jar New Zealand Manuka honey.    Never heard of Manuka honey? It's an amazing gift from nature that can support your immune system, encourage digestive...
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    Global Cannabis Coalition

    Global Cannabis Coalition

    The Global Cannabis Coalition (GCC) is an international organization that seeks to amplify the voices of individuals whose lives have been changed by using cannabis products. The community engages with each other via...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Starfish worked tirelessly for PwC, Weight Watches, Dunkin Donuts, and Guardian, among other companies, to synchronize each of their individual brands' expressions. With a non-traditional perspective, Starfish provides branding, marketing, and graphic design services. The team of strategists, project managers, designers, and copywriters work to improve their clients' overall brand strategies.

    Starfish provided branding services to a government agency to augment internal and external communications. After developing a strategic plan to improve internal sentiments, Starfish began creating videos for the client's website and social media platforms to drive awareness. Starfish delivered impactful content that generated a significant number of impressions and web traffic.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Branding
    • 25% Web Design
    • 25% Advertising
    • 10% Other
  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Philadelphia, PA

    J2 is a creative agency founded in 2007 that delivers branding and advertising solutions to ivy league universities and renowned institutions. The team believes in delivering meaningful, creative work through modern design best practices.

    When Kimmel Cultural Campus saw the need for increasing awareness of the venue and performing arts, J2 was their partner to work on the client’s rebranding. The result of the partnership is an identity that radiates brilliance and elegance that celebrates transformative arts and culture.
     

    SERVICES
    • 70% Branding
    • 15% Advertising
    • 15% Web Design
    Arts + Business Council Branding

    Arts + Business Council Branding

    Creativity and commerce. Not always the easiest pairing. But when the Arts + Business Council came knocking for a brand overhaul to align with their purpose to foster collaboration between Philadelphia’s creative and...
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    Asian Arts Initiative Rebrand

    Asian Arts Initiative Rebrand

    In the heart of Philadelphia’s Chinatown lies a multidisciplinary arts center that has become a catalyst for community creation. The Asian Arts Initiative was looking for a brand reflecting their 25-year legacy of...
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    Love Park

    Love Park

    The LOVE statue (and the park it sits in) is one of the most iconic spaces in Philadelphia—which itself is a city of iconic places. We set out to make our city proud and deliver a flexible brand identity that spoke to...
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    Mural Arts Branding

    Mural Arts Branding

    After 30 years leading the charge for public art in Philadelphia, it was time for the Mural Arts brand to catch up to its prolific output. Inspired by the people and the paint, we developed an identity that brings chaos...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Solana Beach, CA

    BLVR is a brand development agency that helps a wide range of brands create great brand identities. Since setting up shop in San Diego, BLVR has helped everything from enterprise clients to brand-new startups as they strive to improve their brand identity.

    When their client was looking for an agency that would support their need to improve their branding, they turned to BLVR, who helped develop and execute a branding strategy that led to measurable results and excellent performance across a variety of metrics.

    SERVICES
    • 65% Branding
    • 15% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Other
  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    With a passion for both strategy and design, FUSE has provided marketing strategy work for clients around the world. Based in Canada, FUSE brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When their enterprise client was just a new brand looking to make an impact, FUSE created not only their recognizable marketing but the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by FUSE designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Advertising
    • 20% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 15% Marketing Strategy
    • 40% Other
    Summer of Extras

    Summer of Extras

    Summer of Extras
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    FUSE Ad Vent 2020

    FUSE Ad Vent 2020

    FUSE Ad Vent 2020
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    Sleep-Eze: It's a sleep come true.

    Sleep-Eze: It's a sleep come true.

    In a category obsessed with deep, drooling, contented sleepers, we positioned Sleep-Eze as the sleep-aid brand that understands the REAL benefit of a good night’s sleep; how it makes you feel the next day. Leaning into...
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    Pinball Machine

    Pinball Machine

    Pinball Machine
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    San Francisco, CA

    With a passion for both strategy and design, MOST LIKELY TO has provided branding work for clients like HBO. Based in San Francisco, MOST LIKELY TO brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When FX was just a growing network looking to make an impact, MOST LIKELY TO crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by MOST LIKELY TO designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Advertising
    • 20% Branding
    • 15% Social Media Marketing
    • 35% Other
    Milliman Brand Campaign

    Milliman Brand Campaign

    Milliman is a $1B global consulting firm with a long track record of impressive innovation. Yet the firm was perceived among their c-suite target audience as reliable and trustworthy, not innovative. To resolve this, we...
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    Milliman Hippo Case Study

    Milliman Hippo Case Study

    To demonstrate Milliman thought leadership, reach an elusive c-suite audience, and reposition the brand as innovative, we produced an ongoing series of short films that hilghight Milliman's visionary work. These films run...
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    Goldminer Sourdough Brand Campaign

    Goldminer Sourdough Brand Campaign

    The ask: introduce an unknown sourdough brand to grocery store shoppers in a state hardly known for sourdough. To gain the interest of shoppers—and stretch every dollar of a snug media budget—we developed a unique...
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    Real Foodies Compost

    Real Foodies Compost

    The challenge was to convince Millennials to compost. Research told us the overlap between Millennials and foodies was more than 80%. Our strategy was to capitalize on this by asking foodies to obsess about not just where...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    London, United Kingdom

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Our Own Brand has provided branding work for clients like They Made This. Based in UK, Our Own Brand brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Great Guns Social was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Our Own Brand crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Our Own Brand designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Social Media Marketing
    • 30% Branding
    • 15% Video Production
    • 25% Other
    O'Neill Active Campaign |...

    O'Neill Active Campaign |...

    Brief: To create a campaign to mark the launch of O'Neill ACTIVE's new optical collection. Solution: A dynamic and playful mixed media shoot on the vibrant streets and beaches of Miami to deliver a standout campaign that...
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    Fyrefly | Brand Identity

    Fyrefly | Brand Identity

    As a contender in the IT marketplace delivering seamless tech solutions for small businesses, Fyrefly wanted a brand that really stood out amongst faceless and uninspired competitors. Whilst being a b2b brand they wanted...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    Social Driver is a digital agency based in Washinton, DC, and was founded in 2011. They have about 50 employees that specialize in social media marketing, web design, and web development for a wide range of businesses focusing on health care & medical, non-profit, and business services industries.

    Leukemia & Lymphoma Society tapped Social Driver to create an animated video for their nonprofit organization. The team wrote up a script and pre-and post-produced a two-minute video using the client's resources. Social Driver was able to take a topic that’s hard to capture in a visual medium and translate it into moving yet informative video. The team had an excellent command of the project details and timelines and kept everything moving along. 

    SERVICES
    • 30% Social Media Marketing
    • 15% Web Design
    • 15% Web Development
    • 40% Other
  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Denver, CO

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed FlowState Marketing to bring their branding needs to the next level. Based in Denver, FlowState Marketing was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, FlowState Marketing provided them with focused service that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Branding
    • 20% Web Design
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Other
    The Egg of Estes - Branding and...

    The Egg of Estes - Branding and...

    Creating a new brand and authentic identity for a classic mountain town breakfast restaurant.   https://flowstatebranding.com/work/egg-of-estes/
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    DocBuddy - Brand Development and...

    DocBuddy - Brand Development and...

    A new brand voice and identity for an innovative healthcare workflow app.   https://flowstatebranding.com/work/docbuddy/
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    Pinsight - Website Design and...

    Pinsight - Website Design and...

    Brand identity and online positioning for a leadership assessment company driven to remove bias from the hiring process.   https://flowstatebranding.com/work/pinsight/ 
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    SOFA - Website Design and...

    SOFA - Website Design and...

    We worked with SOFA, who are setting a new standard in MX gear, to create a custom e-commerce web experience.    https://flowstatebranding.com/work/sofa-ecommerce-website-design/ 
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    IPNY partners with clients to solve their brand-growth challenges and drive their bottom-line results to push them forward with purpose. Their client portfolio is made up mostly of small to mid-sized businesses in industries like non-profit, finance, and healthcare.

     

    One fo their standout portfolio pieces was helping e-trade with their direct marketing after they moved away from their iconic baby campaigns. They developed over 40 variations of creative email units in record time that stuck out among users and caused applications to surge.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Advertising
    • 20% Direct Marketing
    • 15% Branding
    • 35% Other
    The Weizmann Institute of...

    The Weizmann Institute of...

    CHALLENGE: Located in Rehovot, Israel, The Weizmann Institute of Science has brought some of the biggest discoveries to the worlds of health and medicine, climate change, planet health, cyber security and space...
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    Change the World

    Change the World

    CHALLENGE: One of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the world, Dana-Farber’s discoveries have transformed the cancer treatment landscape for 72 years. Yet outside New England, top-of-mind awareness...
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    Mirman Markovits and Landau:...

    Mirman Markovits and Landau:...

    CHALLENGE: The world of personal injury law is full of come-ons from less than professional lawyers promising large cash settlements to those who have suffered accidents due to negligence. Research showed that at the time...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Companies like CenturyLink, TED, and NASA trust ThreeSixtyEight for their unique perspective, clever content, and disruptive design. The full-service branding, marketing, and advertising agency also offers presentation experience design through its service line, BigFish Presentations.

    They partnered with Living Water International to build a website and an app that became the catalyst for clean water advocacy. The app included interactive tools such as a drink calculator, personal dashboard, and leaderboard. The campaign raised around $250,000 and won the Best In Show American Advertising Award.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Web Design
    • 25% Marketing Strategy
    • 20% Branding
    • 25% Other
    Project Turntable

    Project Turntable

    When TSE won Inc. Best Places to Work, we needed to celebrate, and there ain’t no party like a Webflow party! An internal competition led to a turntable concept where everyone on our team contributed to the site’s...
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    Santar

    Santar

    The Legend of Santar was born out of… nothing. Sometimes we build Webflow sites because we can. In honor of the Christmas spirit, we thought it would be fun to test the boundaries of Webflow with the power of Lottie...
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    LDH Hazards

    LDH Hazards

    When the Louisiana Department of Health approached TSE to create a training video, we saw an opportunity for so much more. Trainings have been boring since the beginning of time, but this one needed to make a lasting...
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    School Finder

    School Finder

    Driven by the mission to ensure every child in Baton Rouge has access to an excellent education, EnrollBR makes it easy to apply to many schools with one application. But with 24+ schools available in their common...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Coral Gables, FL

    They are a full-service marketing agency based in Miami. Their goal is to help their clients stay light years ahead of their competitors. They don’t just look to the future—they help create it.

    They recently designed and developed a website for a large South Florida franchise group called "Dr. Limon".
     

    SERVICES
    • 25% Advertising
    • 25% Public Relations
    • 25% Search Engine Optimization
    • 25% Other
    Liga Contra Cancer - Gala -...

    Liga Contra Cancer - Gala -...

    Heyday Marketing produced and edited gala recap video for client restaurant La liga contra cancer.
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    Marina Kids - Trailer - Videography

    Marina Kids - Trailer - Videography

    Heyday Marketing produced and edited trailer promotional video for client Marina Kids.
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    Pink & Blue - Promotional Video -...

    Pink & Blue - Promotional Video -...

    Heyday Marketing created a promotioanl brand awereness video for Pink & Blue Kids salon.
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    NF Sports - Elena Testimonial -...

    NF Sports - Elena Testimonial -...

    Created a testomial video for our client NF sports.
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    A Willing Participant has provided advertising solutions for huge names like Accelerate Institute as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Chicago-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Deloro Wear Solutions needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to A Willing Participant. A Willing Participant completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Advertising
    • 20% Direct Marketing
    • 15% Search Engine Optimization
    • 40% Other

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