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Get Connected - Design & Branding

Here are some some useful links for creating social media content, branding and advertising and free to use stock images and videos. You will also find information and
guidance on service design and licensing.


Canva is an easy to use graphic design tool which can help you to quickly produce posters and other visual documents for social media, your website, or print. Non-profit organisations can benefit from a free 'Pro' account which gives access to more features.

Free stock images

It's always preferable to use actual photos of your organisation's work in your communications. But sometimes if you can't find a relevant image to use. Here are a list of places you can access royalty-free stock images.

Free stock videos

It's always preferable to use actual videos of your organisation's work in your communications. But sometimes if need a background video or something to get the message across.  Here are a few places where you can access royalty-free stock videos.

Tools for creating and editing videos

This Article from the Charity Digital website reviews some of the free and paid for graphic design tools and editing software available to charities.

Service design toolkit

The Digital Toolkit is a set of tools and resources for anyone in the nonprofit sector who wants to learn about digital design and hone their skills.
You can use the tools and activities to get your project set up, figure our your next steps with digital and get buy-in from stakeholders.
The Digital Toolkit is based on methods that have been tried and tested with over 500 charities.

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Warrington Voluntary Action supports the development of a vibrant, thriving and sustainable third party sector to meet the diverse needs of local communities. Our values revolve around being passionate, whilst thinking creatively and working collaboratively with others.