Non Profits On Facebook: 10 Examples You Can Learn From

Non profits on Facebook are doing a great job. From raising awareness to raising funds – many non profit employees have figured out how to make Facebook work for their cause.

With more than 1 billion active users, it’s clear that Facebook holds a huge potential for non profits and charities. There’s no doubt that your supporters use Facebook on a regular basis. This alone is a good reason to focus on building your Facebook Page.

If you are still new to the game or you haven’t yet figured how to leverage Facebook for your non profit, there’s a lot that you can learn, from popular non profits on Facebook.

Here’s a list of 10 non profits on Facebook. I’ll show you what they’re doing and the reasons why they’re doing well on the social network:

10 Non Profits On Facebook Doing Awesome Work

1.  Invisible Children

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Invisible Children uses a mix of different types of content and besides providing fans with facts and info about the organization, it also does a good job with inspirational quotes and funny photos that give the charity a human face.

2. The Humane Society of the United States

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Most people are not aware that animals, pets included, have rights. The Humane Society makes every effort to educate people about  animal rights. Educating your fans makes them passionate about your cause.

3. Disabled American Veterans

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DAV holds lots of events every year. The organization uses Facebook to create awareness for their events.

4. World Wildlife Fund

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WWF uses it’s Facebook page to provide information about various species at the risk of extinction giving supporters an insight as to why environmental conservation is important and necessary.

5. The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

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A lot of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Facebook content is about raising awareness about Parkinson’s disease and includes links to the organization’s blog where fans can find data and statistics about the disease and research progress.

6. Doctors Without Borders

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Doctors Without Borders uses its Facebook page to share pictures and videos of volunteers working from the frontline of crises around the world, thus building a more personal relationship with its Facebook fans.

7. Save the Children

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Save the Children does a great job using videos to tell about the organization’s work. This is great because people are more likely to donate and support your cause the more they know about it.


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UNICEF is very popular on Facebook and besides providing its fans with great content, the organization also makes use of the Facebook ‘Donate Now’ button so that visitors to the page can donate without leaving the page.

9. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital uses very powerful images especially for the cover photos. The photos feature artwork done by a patient or real patients at the hospital like the one above. This allows the hospital’s fans to have a real connection with the children the hospital treats for better understanding of why the fans’ support is important.

10. Mercy Corps

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Mercy Corps takes advantage of Facebook to raise funds for its various causes using Facebook Fundraising pages that lets you tell more about the cause you are fundraising and shows how far or close you are to reaching your intended amount.

Inspired yet? Take advantage of the power of your Facebook page and help your organization raise awareness and increase donations.

Which are your favorite non profits on Facebook? Why? Let us know, we’d love to hear!