Capstone Agency's CreateAthon Event, 2018


CreateAthon is coming back this spring... because one 24-hour pro bono marathon just wasn't enough. Are you a nonprofit in the Tuscaloosa or Birmingham area? Does your organization need help with a creative project? Well then you're in the right place. Capstone Agency is currently in the process of looking for nonprofit organizations to work with for our second annual CreateAthon. Think you're a perfect fit? Keep reading to learn how to get involved. 

About Capstone Agency's CreateAthon

CreateAthon is a “pro bono marketing marathon that harnesses skills-based superpowers for social good.” Originating in 2002, CreateAthon aims to provide an opportunity for nonprofits in need of marketing and communication services to harmoniously partner with those who can leverage their marketing and communications talents to ultimately produce social good. 

What we're looking for...

A project can range from a full-service mini campaign to a simple logo design, created from start to finish with the greatest attention to detail and a guaranteed strong strategic approach. These are the types of projects we are looking for:

  • Heavy on design: promotional materials, logos, infographics
  • Social media plans, website planning or other digital work
  • Mini-campaign work that is specific and narrow

Who we're looking for...

  • Must be located near Tuscaloosa or Birmingham
  • Must be willing to commute to The University of Alabama at conclusion of event for final presentations
  • Must have 501(c) IRS designation

If you are interested in working with us, please fill out our Request For Proposal by Dec. 10 at 11:59 p.m. Send any questions to

The following gallery features our seven diligent teams working throughout the 24 hours. Click through to get a taste of the madness!

1 day. 7 nonprofits. 40 students. 960 hours. $27,600 in donated work.