Canva for Nonprofits

The design tool made with nonprofits in mind. Discover the easy way to create high-impact social media graphics and marketing materials. Register now to get Canva’s premium features for free.

Eligibility guidelines

Canva for Nonprofits

The design tool made with nonprofits in mind. Discover the easy way to create high-impact social media graphics and marketing materials. Register now to get Canva’s premium features for free.

Eligibility guidelines

Trusted by leading nonprofits
Fistula Foundation
Amnesty International
Rise Against Hunger
Leukemia & Lympoma Society
Muscula Dystrophy Western Australia
Opera America

Powerful marketing tools for nonprofits

As a nonprofit, you know the importance – and challenges – of spreading the word. With our free Canva for Nonprofits program, you get access to premium design tools to help you create impactful marketing and campaign materials. Canva is easy to use, so your whole team can use it.

If you can dream it, you can create it on Canva

Canva for Nonprofits has everything you need to create powerful marketing campaigns. Create social media posts, presentations, infographics, websites, reports, posters, flyers and signage.

  • 420k+ templates

  • 60+ million images

  • 3.5+ million graphic elements

  • 3000+ fonts

  • Look professional with set and forget brand colors, fonts and logos

  • Turn one graphic into many with Magic Resize

  • Unlimited folders and 100GB storage for all your designs

  • Bring your creativity to life with animations and GIFs

Everything you need for eye-catching designs

Cost shouldn’t be a barrier to good marketing. With Canva for Nonprofits, there’s no need to pay for images. Get unlimited access to a library of over 60 million premium images, plus thousands of fonts, and designer-made templates.

See what you can create with Canva

Apply for a Canva for Nonprofits account

Our Canva for Nonprofits program unlocks all the premium features of Canva Pro – for free.
  1. Fill out the application form
  2. Our team will verify your eligibility
  3. You’ll get an email confirmation

Success stories

Discover how organizations around the world are designing for change using Canva for Nonprofits.

LEAP Africa

Marketing skills for the next generation of changemakers

“We have all these young people who have great ideas, but they need to be at the forefront of social change… With the support of partners like Canva, I think we can speed up our impact.”

Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli

Founder, LEAP Africa

Canva for Nonprofits and your organization

Bring the whole team on board

No design experience? No problem. With our easy-to-use drag and drop tools, everyone on your team can create professional graphics. With Canva for Nonprofits, you can bring up to 10 team members on board. Create team templates so you can reuse your best designs. Comment directly on designs to share your thoughts – no more back-and-forth over email.

Build consistent campaigns

The most effective campaigns have powerful branding. With Canva for Nonprofits, you can add your nonprofit’s style to templates in seconds. Brand Kit saves all of your fonts, colors and logos as presets, so they can be added in just a click.

Save time and get more done

Canva for Nonprofits is jam-packed with tools that help your team save time and look more professional. Like our one-click resize tool, that turns one design into many, and on-brand font, color and logo presets in Brand Kit. Keep everything organized with unlimited folders and 100GB of storage.

Grow your skills

Frequently Asked Questions

The Nonprofit status gives you access to Canva Pro’s premium features for up to 10 people (including you) in your organisation for free. However, use of premium elements will still be charged on a per element basis as Canva has outside contributors that send in their photos, illustrations or designs in exchange for a royalty every time their element is used in their design.
Nonprofit teams are currently limited to 1 per organization.
Having a Nonprofit status allows you free access to Canva Pro’s premium features for up to 10 people (including you) in your organization. Rates for paid or premium elements, however, will still apply.

Upon downloading a design, a list of premium elements will reveal. License options are listed in a dropdown for you to choose from – One-time use, Multi-use, and Extended use.

Rates for license options are as follows:
  • $US1 – One-time use
  • $US10 – Multi-use
  • $US100 – Extended
You can also opt to purchase Canva credit packs which do not expire. Choose from the following packages:
  • $US10 – 10 credits + 1 credit free
  • $US20 – 20 credits + 2 credits free
  • $US50 – 50 credits + 5 credits free
  • $US100 – 100 credits + 10 credits free

Feel free to check out our article on Purchasing premium elements for a comprehensive guide to downloading premium elements.
In addition to the Terms of Use for Canva by which I am bound, and as a condition of use of my free premium Canva Pro account, I agree to answer questions from Canva in relation to the Nonprofit program and participate in any case study that is reasonably requested.

The questions from Canva shall include, but are not limited to, the nature of the organization I work for and how it uses Canva’s design services and the Nonprofit program.

In the event I provide answers or participate in a case study in relation to the Nonprofit program, I grant Canva a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free licence to to use and publish the information I provide to Canva.

Canva for Nonprofits

Apply now to discover the difference Canva can make to your campaigns.