20+ of Best Billboard Ad Ideas Nonprofit & PSA

Billboard viewers (83%) report that they look at the advertising message on a roadside or digital billboard either all, most, or some of the time
Nielson 2017 Report

Fliphound has assembled 20+ of the best, most creative, memorable, eye-catching and effective billboard advertisements, ideas, and example ads from nonprofits which are sure to get your attention. We hope they will provide creative inspiration for you and your marketing, design, or graphics team.

Out-of-home (OOH) digital billboard advertising and digital billboards can be a very effective and creative medium for nonprofits and foundations. Use outdoor advertising campaigns to increase brand recognition and create awareness of your nonprofit. Billboards also can help your foundation or nonprofit engage volunteers, raise money from donors or promote a fundraising event. Being seen across multiple platforms not only creates awareness of your firm, but conveys credibility. Billboard ads allow you to speak to the same group of people on a daily or weekly basis for a low CPM.

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1. Going, Going Gone Cookie Sale Girl Scouts

Advertiser: Girl Scouts of Kansas


Tags: Fundraiser, youth, special event

Reference Id: FHNON00087

Final push and promotion using cookie image for the last few days of Girl Scout's annual cookie drive.

2. Wine about Cancer Wine Tasting

Advertiser: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)


Tags: Fundraiser, wine tasting

Reference Id: FHNON00092

Strong visual image and play on words ad copy publicizing cancer fundraiser.

3. Eat. Sleep. Volunteer. Repeat. Youth Days Spring Break Event

Advertiser: United Way


Tags: Special event, community service, youth day

Reference Id: FHNON00097

Simple text message encouraging volunteers to spend spring break on United Way youth day causes.

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4. Care Walk Advocacy For Autism

Advertiser: Autism Care Walk.org, Heart Spring, Cox Communications


Tags: Special Event, fundraiser

Reference Id: FHNON00095

Autistic child visual image and simple message by sponsors promoting Autism care walk to donors and potential attendees.

5. Play, Give, Heal - Donate Your Games to Kids.

Advertiser: Gamesgiving.org and Mobile Game Den


Tags: Video games, play, donate, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Reference Id: FHNON00098

Simple 3 word message to gamers, donate your game and time to help kids heal.

6. Race to Remember DUI Victims & Survivors

Advertiser: Kansas DUI Impact Center


Tags: Special event, fundraiser, sports

Reference Id: FHNON00091

Running race fundraiser in support of DUI victims and survivors within the community.

7. Attendance Awareness Missing School Means Missing Out.

Advertiser: United Way


Tags: Education, community service, children

Reference Id: FHNON00100

Promotes attendance awareness to a community, neighborhood, and school district as a reminder that low attendance leads to failing schools.

8. Overwhelmed? Crisis Nursery

Advertiser: Kansas Children’s Service League


Tags: Crisis, community service

Reference Id: FHNON00103

Appeals to parents who are challenged and overwhelmed with parenting responsibilities and offers help to those who are having serious difficulty raising children.

9. American Red Cross Giving Day

Advertiser: American Red Cross


Tags: Fundraising, donor, special event

Reference Id: FHNON00083

American Red Cross promotion of giving day for annual fundraising drive.

10. Children Sold For Sex Human Trafficking

Advertiser: Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County


Tags: Children advocacy, rights

Reference Id: FHNON00090

Outdoor ad making the community aware of a real social issue children being sold for sex.

11. Make A Wish Foundation Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Advertiser: Make a Wish Foundation


Tags: Special Event, fundraiser, sports

Reference Id: FHNON00094

Fundraising promotion of Make A Wish Foundation golf tournament by sponsor to golfers and potential attendees.

12. Not Vaccinated? No Kisses!

Advertiser: Vaccinateyourfamily.org


Tags: Healthcare, vaccination

Reference Id: FHNON00096

Uses baby image, simple message, and humor to stress the importance of getting vaccinated.

13. St. Jude Children's Hospital

Advertiser: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


Tags: Give away, fundraiser

Reference Id: FHNON00093

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital using loving family to thank local community for supporting its dream home give away.

14. Girl Scouts Builds Her Confidence

Advertiser: Girl Scouts


Tags: Self-esteem, strong community

Reference Id: FHNON00104

Remind's parents how important it is for their young girls to build confidence and that Girl Scouts programs can help them do this.

15. National Volunteer Week Promotion

Advertiser: VolunteerKansas.org


Tags: Community service, donate time

Reference Id: FHNON00099

Promoting national volunteer week to local community.

16. Vaccinations? Know the Risks and Benefits.

Advertiser: Focus Autism and Focus Health


Tags: Healthcare, vaccinations, medical

Reference Id: FHNON00101

Encourages parents to ask questions about the risks and benefits of vaccinating children.

17. Stop Human Trafficking

Advertiser: Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County


Tags: Public Awareness, child advocacy

Reference Id: FHNON00089

Building awareness about children sex trafficking to the local community.

18. Be There School Attendance

Advertiser: United Way


Tags: Education, community outreach

Reference Id: FHNON00102

Ad supports major initiative to promote school attendance to neighborhoods and communities.

19. Give a Mulligan for the Kids - Golf Tournament

Advertiser: Wichita Children's Home


Tags: Fundraiser, Special Event, Sport

Reference Id: FHNON00105

Promoting golf tournament and fundraiser to golfers, donors, and potential attendees for community children's home.

20. Suicide Prevention Awareness

Advertiser: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention


Tags: Nonprofit, social cause, foundation

Reference Id: FHNON00082

Suicide Foundation using powerful image of troubled teen to promote suicide awareness and prevention to the community.

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