11 Must-Know Stats About Nonprofit Websites

The data below highlights how nonprofits use websites and is based on the survey responses of nearly 500 nonprofit website managers worldwide. It’s worth noting that in the survey the questions about website communications are only presented to those that have working knowledge in nonprofit website management, thus ensuring that the data is sound to use as benchmarks in your nonprofit’s website communications strategy

1) 60% of nonprofits worldwide use WordPress as their website’s content management system. 6% use Wix. 5% use Squarespace.


2) 22% ensure that their website content designed for those with visual and hearing disabilities – up from 18% in 2019.

3) 20% have websites that are available in more than one language.

4) 75% of nonprofits worldwide use the .org domain for their primary website and email communications.

5) 94% have a website that is optimized for mobile browsing – up from 88% in 2019.

6) 68% have redesigned their website within the last three years.

7) 68% of nonprofits have a website security plan in place (daily backups, malware scanning, etc.).

8) 84% of nonprofits website have an SSL certificate – up from 70% in 2019.

9) 37% actively implement a year-round search engine optimization (SEO) strategy. Of those, 9% include voice search.

10) 27% of nonprofits have experienced a cyberattack (email phishing, website hacking, malware/ransomware, etc.)?

11) 56% of nonprofit website managers feel like they are fairly compensated for their employment.