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HOW TO: Launch an iPhone App for Your Nonprofit for $25 a Month [Offer Extended to July 31, 2010]

January 14, 2010

In October 2009, I wrote about a build-it-yourself iPhone App development service called SwebApps that was waving set-up fees (normally $400-800) for nonprofits until 12/31/2009. I personally took advantage of the offer and built an App for Nonprofit Tech 2.0. The App was recently approved by Apple and now I am making some last minute changes at SwebApps, and plan to launch the App next week. 🙂

In the meantime, and thanks to an article by CNBC yesterday called Your Smartphone Can Change the World, One Dollar at a Time, SwebApps has extended the free set-up offer to nonprofits to 7/31/2010. After you build your App, all you need to do is pay the $25 a month hosting fee. The cool thing about this service is that the App background and App buttons are completely customizable. With just a little graphic design help, you can easily brand the App yourself.

So, here’s the original article:
HOW TO: Launch an iPhone App for Your Nonprofit for $25 a Month

Have some fun with it! As I have said many times before, early adoption is key when it comes to new trends in the nonprofit sector. Those nonprofits that create iPhone Apps first will get the most downloads and the most buzz. We saw that with social media in 2008 and 2009, and the same will be true of mobile technology in 2010.

Related Webinar:
How Nonprofit Organizations Can Utilize Group Texting, Mobile Websites, and Smartphone Apps

4 Comments leave one →
  1. January 15, 2010 5:56 am

    How to launch a Non profit App for $5 a month and only $60 setup fees visit (only !$120 the first year and $60 a year there after vs. $300 a year with SwebApps)

    Are you willing to to $300 a year when you can pay less than half of it at MobileAppLoader?

  2. Anonymous permalink
    February 24, 2010 7:55 am

    There is also a company called iSites where you can create an iPhone/iTouch app and/or an Android app for a one time fee of $25…instead of $200. The website is


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