Nonprofit Tips: Engaging Membership in Advocacy with Visuals

January 21, 2016 at 2:37 PM

Finding a great high quality, royalty-free image for no cost is often a challenge, especially for nonprofits seeking specific photographs. When it comes to engaging membership and supporters in online advocacy alerts, successful communications include images and visual details motivating your supporters to act. We put together a list of useful websites for nonprofits and associations that offer free, public domain images! Here’s a list we put together of great online resources for nonprofits to use: 


Public Domain Archive

One of the best websites for locating high quality, free images for download. From business to nature to vintage to artsy- this website has it all. We recommend this resource when putting together advocacy action alerts because many images here can be used to provide visual context to your nonprofit's advocacy communications. 



All images and videos are downloadable, and no attribution is required. Allows you to filter by category as well! 



Lots of beautiful images, particularly of nature and other scenic views. All free.



Free stock photography, no copyright restrictions and new photos are added almost every day.



Free high-resolution pictures. Lots of unique and quirky images!


New Old Stock

Lots of pretty vintage photos.



A gallery of beautiful images. A handful of business-focused images, but many are of nature and leisurely activities.


Start Up Stock Photos  

A great resource if you’re looking for photos of millennials in the work space!

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