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Google Fusion Tables: A Quick, Easy, and FREE Nonprofit Mapmaking Tool!

In our last few articles, we've looked at some free desktop-based applications that nonprofit staff can use to create choropleths and cartograms, two specific types of maps.  These desktop tools, while they can be free and powerful, aren't always user-friendly and many nonprofits don't have the necessary underlying datafiles to use them properly.

Google Fusion Tables Map Demonstration

This is a demonstration of the Google Fusion Tables embedded real-time map as explained in this blog post.


Free Geography Tools

One of the best websites out there for tips and tools for DIY map making!