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March 16, 2020

Corona Virus Update: Mittun’s Nonprofit Website Services Team Will Remain Open

Updated: 3-23-2020 at 2:31PM (PST) An official message from Mittun’s CEO, Shane Michael, regarding the Coronavirus Crisis and what it means to your organization, your constituents and your nonprofit's website.…
Nonprofit Marketing
November 11, 2019

FREE Thanksgiving Holiday Graphics for Nonprofits

Check out these fun, free thanksgiving graphics we created for you to share on your nonprofit’s social media accounts or your nonprofit website.A super clean two-color typographic-based graphic to share…
Donation StrategiesNonprofit MarketingNonprofit Web Design
November 8, 2019

#GivingTuesday 2019 Checklist: How to get your nonprofit’s website prepared

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events…
FeaturedNonprofit Web Design
August 3, 2019

Best Web Hosting 2019 – Compare Website Hosting Plans

Here's the official list of the best website hosting companies in 2019, so you can easily compare website hosting plans and pick the one that's right for your website.  …
Nonprofit Web Design
April 23, 2019

Your Nonprofit’s Official Guide to Creating an Awesome Campaign Page in WordPress

Thanks for downloading Mittun’s WordPress Donation Plugin! Note: If you don't have it yet, you can purchase ClassyPress Pro or download the free version. You’re on your way to creating…
Instagram Donation Stickers - Featured Image - Mobile Phone UserDonation Strategies
February 12, 2019

New Donation Stickers on Instagram Stories

Facebook just announced in a press release that they will be adding a simple way to give on Instagram via Instagram stories. The announcement states that this will be done…
Nonprofit Web Design
May 15, 2018

The 6 Biggest Time Wasters for Nonprofits (And How to Avoid Them)

We work with nonprofits of all sizes, and we’re constantly amazed by how much they’re able to get done. But no matter how productive you are in your organization, you…
Nonprofit Marketing
May 8, 2018

How to Ensure Brand Consistency Across Your Nonprofit’s Initiatives

“Should we have different logos for each initiative?” “How should we brand our landing pages?” “Should we use the same branding collateral — like videos and images — across our…
Donation StrategiesFeatured
May 1, 2018

So You Launched Your Campaign, Now What? 5 Ways to Empower Donors to Share Your Message

So you’re getting ready to launch a campaign to drive money for your nonprofit. You’ve put in a ton of hard work on the backend to make sure the launch…
Nonprofit Web Design
April 24, 2018

10 Questions to Consider When Building Out Your Nonprofit’s Web Tech Stack

After reading the title of this post, chances are you’re probably scratching your head and wondering “What’s a tech stack?” A tech stack is what we call the fundamentals of…
FeaturedNonprofit Web Design
March 22, 2018

How to pick the right assets and stock photos for your Nonprofit Website

Photography is make or break when it comes to website design. Swap out Apple's website with poorly-shot cell phone photos and all of a sudden the website looks like a disaster.…
February 4, 2018

New Nonprofit Website Redesign – In Progress

Check out the new design refresh we're working on for SLAMT1D. It's going to have all the premium features you'd expect in Mittun's Enterprise Level Websites for Nonprofits & Social…
Nonprofit Web Design
November 24, 2017

Everything you need to know about Giving Tuesday

What Is #GivingTuesday? There’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday, and, now, #GivingTuesday. It’s an international day of giving that brings nonprofits, donors, businesses, and communities together to celebrate…
FeaturedNonprofit Web Design
October 11, 2017

How to optimize your nonprofit website for on-page SEO

You finally launched your new nonprofit website. You've shared it on social media and announced it in an email blast. Emails are coming in, your social media notifications are blowing up…
Nonprofit Web Design
August 28, 2017

Accelerated Mobile Pages Project — What AMP is and why your nonprofit website needs it now

Google is on a mission to make the web a faster place.  It's important for people to realize the advantage they have by jumping on AMP before everyone else does too.…
Donation StrategiesNonprofit Marketing
August 14, 2017

The Future Of Mobile Donations & Online Fundraising

We all know it's happening. Technology is developing faster than we can keep track and the result is more efficient ways to do everything. So what does artificial intelligence, Facebook…
Mittun Case Studies
July 1, 2017

Nonprofit Fundraising Success Story: Over $3.4M Raised

Originally posted on and re-shared here for convenience.... We are thrilled to announce that this year’s Home Run Challenge was the best one yet! Thank you for helping us make history!Were…
Mittun News
June 18, 2017

The 2017 Classy Collaborative & Classy Awards Recap

The Collaborative is a three-day experience that connects all levels of the social sector to share breakthrough solutions to the world’s toughest problems, culminating with a celebration of the Classy…
Nonprofit Web Design
May 27, 2017

The Top 20 WordPress Themes for Nonprofits

Why WordPress? WordPress is the leading content management system that powers over 40% of the web. No other platform even comes close, which is why we're starting with WordPress. What's a…
Nonprofit Web Design
April 21, 2017

ClassyPress PRO: A Modern WordPress Donation Plugin Utilizing Classy’s API

We're stoked to officially release ClassyPress PRO— A modern WordPress donation plugin specifically built for the Classy Fundraising Suite. Read on to see how you might be able to use…
Mittun News
April 11, 2017

Mittun Announced as Official Technology Partner for 2017 Classy Collaborative

Mittun is proud to announce that we will be in Boston on June 13-16 as one of the official-and-select-few Technology Partners of the 2017 Classy  Collaborative. We are honored and…
Donation Strategies
December 30, 2016

The Best WordPress Donation Plugins for 2017

The Best WordPress Donation Plugins for 2017 Here's the curated list of the best of the best. What makes the best? Average User Rating, Company Legitimacy, Design + Appearance, Functionality,…
Nonprofit Web Design
December 28, 2016

20 Classy Fonts to Consider for your Next Nonprofit Fundraising Campaign

If you are handling a nonprofit’s website design, email newsletters, or any other promotional material, then it’s likely that you’ve invested a good amount of time trying to figure out…
Nonprofit Marketing
October 1, 2016

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Graphics

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Show your support by downloading, saving and sharing any of these free breast cancer awareness month graphics. Click on any of the images below…
Nonprofit Web Design
July 19, 2016 WordPress Donation Plugin

Mittun is proud to announce an official partnership with and the launch and development of our brand new plugin! Now you can integrate campaigns directly into your website.…
Donation Strategies
February 8, 2016

Microsoft donates $1 Billion to Nonprofits in Cloud Services

Bill Gates is often looked at & described as the world's richest person. But how many people would call him the world's "most generous man"? Probably wouldn't be your first…
Mittun Case StudiesNonprofit Web Design
February 6, 2016

Modern Nonprofit Website Redesign – Before and After

We found these screenshots of what the old B4BC website used to look like. It's crazy to see how much has changed. OLD: - Small text - Narrow content -…
Nonprofit Web Design
December 18, 2015

Donation Tips for your Nonprofit Website

Running a nonprofit can be rewarding, challenging and often times— stressful. We've worked with dozens of nonprofits and if expenses are nearing (or topping) revenue, things get stressful. Here are…
Nonprofit Web Design
October 3, 2015

3 Elements of a Good Nonprofit Website

1.) Obvious statement about what you do. What does your ogranization do, exactly? How do you help make the world better? Why should I stay on your website  & click another…
Donation Strategies
October 2, 2015

7 Easy Steps to Getting More Donations through your Nonprofit’s Website

What makes a good nonprofit website? How can you improve your donation page and stay within your nonprofit web design budget? We dissect this question and give tips you can…
Nonprofit Web Design
October 1, 2015

How to Test New Ideas on your Nonprofit Website

How do you know what works? Test what you're currently doing. If you want to actually see what works and what doesn't, you need to establish a set of rules…
Nonprofit Web Design
June 26, 2015

How Much Does a Website Cost?

The tried and true ol' mighty question of the modern world. How much does a website cost? How much does a designer cost? What are my free website alternatives? The…
Nonprofit Logo Design
April 20, 2015

16 Nonprofit Logos Relating to Sports

Below are 15 nonprofit logos about sports, in some way or another. We're using the term "sport" lightly and want it to encompass any fun & active activity. We love…
Donation StrategiesNonprofit Marketing
December 11, 2014

6 Tips to SKYROCKET Your Nonprofit’s Holiday Campaigns

1. Make Sure to PLAN! Your nonprofit’s holiday campaign is not something to wing. Have the plan. Spend time thinking about the harder things: Your email list, your budget, how…
Donation StrategiesNonprofit Marketing
November 26, 2014

10 #GivingTuesday Marketing Strategies for Nonprofits

Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday) originated in 2012 as an opportunity to capture the holiday spirit to inspire charitable giving. The total dollar-amount of donations for #GivingTuesday2013 compared to 2012 was doubled.…
Nonprofit Logo Design
November 19, 2014

6 Great Nonprofit Logos

If you're still using the same clipart logo your cousin Debbie made in Microsoft Word 8 years ago, it might be wise to consider a redesign. Your nonprofit's logo is shown…
Mittun Case Studies
October 11, 2014

New Nonprofit Website in the Works: SLAM Diabetes

New projects are fun. They're like a breath of fresh air. Recently we just partnered up with an awesome nonprofit organization called SLAM Diabetes, or SLAM T1D (Type 1 Diabetes).…
Nonprofit Marketing
August 28, 2014

Nonprofit Partner Event: B4BC Skate The Lake 2014 Recap

I love California. Sure, she has her faults (and sometimes shaky fault lines), but California holds some of the most spectacular beauty on this planet. A couple weekends back I…
Mittun News
July 8, 2014

Welcome to the Team: Melissa Monte

Awesome things are happening here at Mitten United and I'm excited to share the news! To help us with the rapid & exciting growth of our company, Mitten United is…
Mittun NewsNonprofit Logo Design
June 14, 2014

Star Wars Director George Lucas Sports a Logo by Mittun!

This is crazy. Star Wars legend George Lucas Wears Logo By Mitten United during the San Francisco Giants baseball game on Saturday, June 14, 2104. We are stoked! George Lucas…
Nonprofit Logo Design
June 6, 2014

PCF’s Home Run Challenge – Mittun Designs Logo for the Big Leagues

I am extremely excited to announce that we're working with the MLB and Prostate Cancer Foundation to rebrand their Home Run Challenge campaign. The logo we created is currently being…
Nonprofit Web Design
November 26, 2013

Responsive Minisite for Nonprofit The Active Alliance – HealthCorps Program

Mitten United is proud to announce a brand new website for The Active Alliance, a youth-focused partnership with HealthCorps (a nonprofit organization started by Dr. Oz and his wife 10…
Donation StrategiesNonprofit Marketing
October 6, 2013

Mittun Gets Top Fundraising Team (again) in Nonprofit Event Skate the Coast Raising Over $2,300!

Over 100 people showed up for the 18-mile Skate from Santa Monica to Redondo this past Saturday, and the Mitten United team raised raised over $2,300 for B4BC! We're proud…
Nonprofit Web Design
September 6, 2013

How To Save & Name Images For Your Website

This articles explains the importance of naming files appropriately for your website, how to rename files for SEO and why you should always save & optimize your images for web…
Donation StrategiesNonprofit Marketing
August 21, 2013

Over $20,000 Raised in Nonprofit Fundraiser for B4BC!

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Mittun News
July 29, 2013

Being Happy Doing What You Love — Agenda Show 2013

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Mittun NewsNonprofit Web Design
May 23, 2013

Mittun Launches the Riding On Insulin Website: A Global Action Sports Nonprofit

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Mittun News
May 2, 2013

The Action Sports Alliance Partners with Mittun!

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Mittun News
October 5, 2012

Nonprofit Event Skate The Coast Raises Over $21,000 in Funds! And Mittun Was The Top Fundraising Team!

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Mittun News
September 27, 2012

Mittun Raises Over $2,000 for B4BC’s Skate The Coast Event

This Saturday the 29th, the Mitten United crew will be participating in an amazing event called “Skate the Coast.” This event, put on by our good friends at Boarding for…
Nonprofit Logo Design
August 6, 2012

The Olympic Games Logo Timeline – Every Logo for Every Olympics Since 1932

UPDATE: This post has been updated to include two additional Olympic Logos: Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016. (Viewable at the bottom of this post.) Here is a compilation of every Olympic logo since…