10 Tips for Creating Beautiful Nonprofit Data Charts
A beautifully polished chart begins as nothing more than a doodle on a napkin. It’s “rough,” to put it kindly. Graphic visualization can aid in explaining your statistics to people who are unfamiliar with your nonprofit’s work. However, they take planning, refining and most importantly, time.
Whether you’re looking to engage new donors or volunteers by illustrating the impact you’ve had in your field, streamline a board meeting or report to your current donors—visual data charts can assist greatly for those of us who aren’t data nerds.
One of our favorite tips from the article? Don’t be afraid to doodle. Start with a brainstorming sketch session. Look at different approaches on how to present the information. Do some creative thinking and see what looks best.
Read on for 9 more helpful tips on forming these nonprofit data charts.
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