Questions?  888-295-1940

Funeral Programs Layouts

Funeral programs are booklets or bulletins that are given out at funeral and memorial services. These programs contain information about the memorial service and give details about the deceased. They are available in a variety of layouts and designs. This article will explain a few popular funeral program layouts that you can use to create a memorable program. These layouts can be easily re-created by using funeral program templates that are readily available on this webiste.

layout funeral programs banner

When selecting a layout for your program, always consider how much information that you will want to include in your program. Information commonly included in funeral programs are an order of service, an obituary or tribute, poems, scriptures funeral song lyrics, funeral program pictures, clipart and photos. If you hav a lot of information, consider a layout that wil allow you to add additional pages. Below are descriptions of some common layout of funeral programs.

funeral program

Bifold Funeral Program Layout

Also Called Single Fold


  • Bifold layout uses 8 1/2" x 11" (standard) paper which folds in half, to give you 4 panels of information.   Finished size of 5.5"x 8.5"
  • The bifold is the easiest and most straight-forward layout.  It is also the most commonly used layout. 
  • Additional pages can be added to you program to give more room for poems, funeral song lyrics, funeral program pictures, clipart and photos, and any other information you would like to include

view funeral program templates

funeral programs

Trifold Funeral Programs Layout

Also Called Z Fold


  • Trifold layout uses 8 1/2" x 14" (legal-sized) paper which folds over twice, to give 6 panels of information.   Finished folded size is approx. 4.5"x 8.5"
  • Trifold layout is formatted to display additional photos or other information in your funeral program
  • Additional pages cannot be added to this layout

 

view funeral program templates

 
graduated fold funeral programs
 

Graduated Fold Funeral Program Layout

(Also Called Step Fold)

  • Graduated layout uses as a single sheet of 8 1/2" x 11" paper, printed on both sides
  • Graduated fold has an offset fold which reveals a colored rectangular panel that displays the name (or any other information)  on the right side of the funeral program
  • The graduated layout is very similar to the bifold layout, however additional pages cannot be added.

 

view funeral program templates

 

 
graduated fold funeral program template
 

4-Page Graduated Fold Funeral Program Layout

Also Called 4 page Step fold Programs

  • This layout uses 2 sheets of  8 1/2" x 11" paper, printed on both sides , which fold to give 8 booklet pages of information, and folds to reveal 3 elegant colored panels. 
  • Plenty of room for additional photos and information, however, additional pages cannot be added
  • The elegant fold design element gives a contemporary and polished look to your funeral programs.

 

view funeral program templates

 

   

Large Tabloid Funeral Booklet Layout

  • Large Tabloid layout uses 2 sheets (printed front and back) 11" x 17" sized paper which folds in half, to giving an 8 page large booklet.   Finished folded size is 8.5"x11"
  • This layout is our largest, with lots of room for all kinds of information
  • This layout can have additional pages
  • This layout requires a large format printer (one that can accomodate 11"x17" paper)

 

view funeral program templates

 

Funeral Card Layout

  • Uses 8.5"x11" paper, formatted to print 2 cards per sheet.   Finished card size 5.5" x 4.5"
  • Save time by using Avery Note Cards #8315 for easy folding and assembly
  • Perfect for funeral announcements, tribute cards or service invitations

 

view funeral program templates

 

Also See:

Selecting a Funeral Program Design

Funeral Program Titles and Wording

 

Shopping Cart

Your shopping cart is empty!