October 2022

Top Nonprofit Brand Consulting Firms

Your brand includes your company's name, logo, colors, fonts, mission, values, and more. The act of branding your business is a marketing practice that aims to distinguish your company from others. For example, most people who spend time online will recognize the red, yellow, green, and blue 'G' of Google.

Small and large business alike benefit from good branding because it's one factor in new customers becoming repeat customers. Think of it this way, if you buy a product and like it but can't remember where you bought it, how will you buy it again? Investing in a branding agency is one way to ensure you tackle business branding strategically. A branding company helps you define your brand, put together guidelines, and communicate your brand message internally and externally.

Check out some of the best Nonprofit branding consulting firm 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 digital branding companies today!

List of the Best Nonprofit Branding Companies

  • 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% Advertising
    • 10% Business Consulting
    • 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% Packaging Design
    • 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:
    $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% Video Production
    • 10% Other
  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    San Francisco, CA

    Paypal and Charles Schwab count Global Brand Works as their dependable branding experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With over 10 years of branding experience, this San Francisco-based agency is certainly here to stay.

    Kettle Brand Potato Chips is a globally recognized leader in snack foods, and Global Brand Works has provided focused and wide-reaching branding services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes logo design, iconography, overall brand voice and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 20% Logo
    • 10% HR Consulting & Outsourcing
    • 10% Other
    Appnovation - Rebrand

    Appnovation - Rebrand

    Research, Brand Strategy, Messaging, Brand Architecture, Logo Redesign, Visual Identity & Guidelines Find the full story here.
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    Developing the brand for Livin'...

    Developing the brand for Livin'...

    For this "brand in a box" client, we developed the brand strategy, messaging, logo, visual identity, and guidelines.   Find the full story here. 
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    Sutherland - Rebrand

    Sutherland - Rebrand

    Sutherland came to Global Brand Works to help take their corpporate branding to the next level. Global Brand Works provided Brand Strategy, Customer Insights, Logo Redesign, Visual Identity and Guidelines, Brand Book...
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    Kettle Uprooted - Naming and...

    Kettle Uprooted - Naming and...

    Kettle brand chips needed brand support leading up to the launch of their line of vegetable chips. Global Brand Works provided not only the lighthearted and memorable name, but also the brand's architecture, logo design...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Alexandria, VA

    Mekanic transforms businesses by building them into what they call B4C (business for the community) brands. They specialize in branding, digital strategy, and market research solutions for small and medium-sized businesses in various fields, including nonprofit, business services, and advertising.

    One of Mekanic’s projects involved working with USApple, an association that supports the apple industry. Mekanic developed the company’s brand by introducing a new visual identity that focused on minimalistic and symbolic themes.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Branding
    • 10% Digital Strategy
    • 10% Graphic Design
    • 10% Other
  • 6
    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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  • 7
    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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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $75,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    BrandTuitive is a branding agency that helps brands around the globe boost their brand profile. Since their founding in New York, BrandTuitive has helped everything from enterprise clients to brand-new startups on the path to improving their brand design in a way that leads to real business results.

     

    When their client was looking for an agency that would truly help them create strong brand materials, they turned to BrandTuitive, who were able to work closely with their internal teams and develop a brand development strategy that led to measurable results and excellent performance across a variety of metrics.

    SERVICES
    • 100% Branding
    HORIZEN

    HORIZEN

    PROTECTING INDIVIDUAL PRIVACY WITH BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE: Formerly ZenCash, this fast-growing blockchain technology project is much more than a cryptocurrency. They needed a new name and brand messaging to...
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    THE ECONOMIST

    THE ECONOMIST

    ATTRACTING INFOLECTUALS ACROSS AMERICA   CHALLENGE: The Economist magazine has been a highly revered news and human interest publication across Europe for decades. Newer and less well known in the United States...
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  • 9
    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
  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    What do The Getty and Victor Group have in common? They’ve both turned to Plus972 for branding expertise. This New York City-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Solo Rugs launched a platform targeting their unique users, Plus972 analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Branding
    • 15% E-Commerce Development
    • 15% Web Design
    • 20% Other
    Antoya

    Antoya

    Antoya offers one of the best Korean BBQ experiences in New York City. Antoya's recipes have been passed down from one generation to another to keep the tradition & offer a quality Korean dining experience.
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Atlanta, GA

    A creative branding company based in Atlanta, Matchstic has been helping organizations like Chick-fil-A and Coca-Cola utilize modern strategies. With years of experience in tailoring comprehensive branding, their team delivers solutions that highlight clients’ identities and value propositions.

    Big Nerd Ranch entrusted Matchstic in their brand refresh to weave their experiences and solidify their mission into their identity. Through an exhaustive mix-and-match of legacy elements and novel ideas, Matchstic successfully facilitated an enlivened rebranding for the client.
     

    SERVICES
    • 100% Branding
  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Cincinnati, OH

    BS LLC | Branding, Strategy, & Design is a design firm based in Cincinnati that employs both science and art to create solutions that stick. They are experts in branding, business consulting, and web design that’s primarily catered towards small and medium-sized businesses, as well as enterprises.

    As an example of their work, BS LLC | Branding, Strategy, & Design partnered with Historic West Fourth, a group in one of Cincinnati’s streets. BS LLC | Branding, Strategy, & Design was tasked to launch a brand identity for the stretch of the historic buildings in the street.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Branding
    • 40% Business Consulting
    • 10% Marketing Strategy
    Rosedale

    Rosedale

    The fine folks at 4EG, one of Cincinnati’s leading bar and restaurant groups, had a unique challenge on their hands after taking over an iconic entertainment destination in historic Over-the-Rhine. In rebranding the...
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    Mita's Bar De Tapas

    Mita's Bar De Tapas

    Jose Salazar sought to create something refined yet exotic with his second restaurant, Mita’s. The restaurant serves Spanish-style tapas influenced by Chef Salazar’s Columbian heritage in a dramatic and spacious...
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    Cincinnati Observatory

    Cincinnati Observatory

    View Cincinnati Observatory Case Study   In a city replete with iconic structures and enduring institutions, The Cincinnati Observatory occupies a singular space in our collective imagination. What does “brand” mean...
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    1628 LTD. | Branding, Naming,...

    1628 LTD. | Branding, Naming,...

    When a former corporate executive decided to build and launch a coworking space, she needed a scrappy branding partner who could move quickly but execute elegantly. With an upscale position and focus on experience and...
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Chicago, IL

    Batesmeron Sweet Design is a branding design agency based in Chicago whose past clients include Chicago Flower and Garden Show and many more significant brands across multiple markets. What sets them apart is their ability to deliver brand identity design that doesn’t just look good—it actually delivers on key performance indicators to help brands drive real growth.

    One of Batesmeron Sweet Design’s most recent successes comes from their work for Dustless, who sought them out in need of branding that would help them improve their brand’s unique voice. Batesmeron Sweet Design gave them the resources and expertise to confidently improve their brand presentation, resulting in lasting effects on their bottom line.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 25% Direct Marketing
    • 15% Web Design
    RCN Chicago Valentine's Day...

    RCN Chicago Valentine's Day...

    For their mid-Q1 efforts, entertainment and communications provider RCN decided they wanted to create a campaign that disrupted their typical messaging style. In the spirit of the season, the BatesMeron team set to work...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    Suits and Sandals blends research, technology, design and messaging into comprehensive human-centered communications strategies and infrastructure. Their team specializes in branding, user experience design, and digital strategy. 

     

    A recent example of their work was helping environmental nonprofit CLASP rethink their digital strategy to better communicate their mission. They provided a clear content hierarchy for the site that made sure every user walked away understanding the most important parts of the organization. 

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 40% UX/UI Design
    Brand Campaign Against Religious...

    Brand Campaign Against Religious...

    Suits & Sandals was engaged by an advocacy organization that focuses on protecting the separation of church and state in the US to develop and implement a campaign for public visibility, tied to the organization’s...
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    Branding & Web Design for Digital...

    Branding & Web Design for Digital...

    Duggal Studios is the digital content creation studio of Duggal Visual Solutions, a giant in the printing and signage industry. Duggal specializes in CGI and motion graphics as well as studio photography, photo...
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    Branding, App & Web Development...

    Branding, App & Web Development...

    NextAccountant is a fintech tax planning and preparation platform, designed to pair customers with live tax planning professionals through a user-friendly web app experience.  We worked with the NextAccountant team to...
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    Webflow Web Design for Ukraine...

    Webflow Web Design for Ukraine...

    BlueCheck Ukraine was founded by Liev Schreiber, notable Ukrainian American actor and philanthropist, to help improve the state of humanitarian aid to Ukraine. BlueCheck vets and facilitates financial support to Ukrainian...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    What do AFL-CIO and Everytown have in common? They’ve both turned to Teal Media for web design and branding expertise. This Washington-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Rewire.news launched a platform targeting their unique users, Teal Media analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Web Design
    • 25% UX/UI Design
    • 25% Branding
    • 20% Other
    Center for American Progress...

    Center for American Progress...

    Amidst a once-in-a-generation moment to make transformational progressive change, the Center for American Progress (CAP) had a legacy website that was holding them back from achieving their engagement and conversion...
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    Nuclear Threat Initiative Website...

    Nuclear Threat Initiative Website...

    With 15,000+ pages, unstructured content, and a tangled taxonomy, the Nuclear Threat Initiative’s website was inefficient to manage and confusing for users. It was time for a ground-up rebuild to make the "Wikipedia...
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    Teal Media + Girl Trek

    Teal Media + Girl Trek

    GirlTrek is on a mission to heal trauma, fight racism, and transform Black lives through the power of walking. As they reached their milestone one millionth member, the team at GirlTrek wanted a new website that more...
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