Are you tired of spending countless hours on graphic design when you could be focusing on the core mission of your nonprofit organization? Well, it's time to uncover Canva's hidden gems that can supercharge your design efforts and save you precious time. In this blog, we'll take you on a journey through some of the most powerful but often overlooked features of Canva, the go-to platform for nonprofit marketing.
Nonprofits, like yours, thrive on visual storytelling and impactful design. With Canva's arsenal of tools, you'll be armed to the teeth with resources to create stunning visuals that resonate with your audience. From background removal to eye-catching animations, Canva has it all. We'll explore these hidden gems and show you how they can elevate your nonprofit's branding and communication strategy.
First up, Canva's Background Remover. With this feature, you can easily remove the background from any image in seconds, creating transparent images for social media posts or logos.
Magic Resize Tool
Next, Canva's Magic Resize tool allows you to quickly resize your designs without losing quality. With just one click, you can resize any Canva design to fit different platforms and sizes.
Canva Animator is a great tool for creating eye-catching animated content for your nonprofit. Whether you’re looking to add movement to a logo or make an entire video, Canva has the tools you need.
Clickable Links are now available in Canva designs, making it easy for viewers to access your website or other resources directly from your visuals.
Grids, Guidelines, and Positioning
Canva has a variety of grids, guidelines, and positioning tools to help you easily align and arrange elements in your Canva designs. This will help you create visuals that are visually pleasing and easy to read.
Photo Editing in Canva
Canva also has some basic photo editing features. You can crop, rotate, and adjust the brightness and contrast of any Canva image with just a few clicks.
QR Code Generator
Canva's QR code generator is an excellent tool for creating QR codes for your designs. You can also customize the colors and backgrounds of the QR codes to match your branding or design.
Canva's Print Shop allows you to create physical prints of Canva designs easily. From business cards to postcards, Canva makes it easy to turn Canva visuals into tangible products.
Save Projects as Templates
You can also save Canva projects as templates, a great way to create visuals with consistent branding elements quickly. To do this, simply open up Canva and click “Save as Template” on the top right corner of your Canva project.
Text to Image
Lastly, Canva's Text to Image tool is your shortcut to transforming plain text into visually compelling content. Whether you're creating social media posts or inspirational quotes, this feature lets you add an eye-catching twist to your words. Simply enter your text, customize the design with fonts, colors, and illustrations, and watch your message come to life.
Back to You
We've unveiled the hidden treasures within Canva's toolbox, empowering you to create visually compelling content that leaves a lasting impression. No more struggling with complicated design software or outsourcing expensive graphic work. Canva's Background Remover, Magic Resize Tool, Animator, Clickable Links, Grids and Guidelines, Photo Editing, QR Code Generator, Print Shop, Save as Templates, and Text to Image tool are at your disposal.
Remember, your nonprofit's message deserves to stand out, and Canva is your trusted ally in making that happen. So, go ahead and explore these features, experiment with different designs, and watch your nonprofit's visual identity flourish. And if you're ready to hit the ground running, don't forget to check out our Canva Templates for Educating Your Nonprofit Audience. Your mission is our mission, and with Canva, you're unstoppable. Onward, and keep making a positive impact on the world!