All launched in 2014, the mobile apps listed below created by nonprofits clearly demonstrate that nonprofits are evolving in their approach to mobile apps. The hard truth is that only 39% of mobile apps are opened 11 times or more and 20% of apps are only opened once. That said, the rapid sales of smartphones worldwide ensure a growing a mobile app audience in coming years, but for nonprofit mobile apps to be successful they must be well-designed and useful. If your nonprofit is considering launching an app in 2015, be sure to do your research first.
1. United Nations Calendar of Observances
When someone is in urgent need of safe shelter to escape domestic violence, SafeNight enables users to make an immediate donation to pay for a hotel room for the person in need.
iTunes | Google Play | Windows Phone | Caravan Studios
4. Food Scores
5. Charity Navigator
6. Blood Donor
Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits
Based on more than 20 years of experience and 25,000+ hours spent utilizing mobile and social media, Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices. Written on the premise that all communications and fundraising are now mobile and social, Mobile for Good is a step-by-step how-to guide for writing, implementing, and maintaining a mobile and social fundraising strategy for your nonprofit.