Storytelling strategies for nonprofits and noble causes.
Laura Billings Coleman
Principal Writer | Production Editor
A communications and development strategist with a deep journalism background, Laura works with nonprofits, foundations, colleges and community groups to create smart content and custom publications that increase their capacity to do good.
Pro Bono Projects: Laura is also a pro bono consultant to organizations working for women’s and children’s health, resources for the St. Paul public schools and wild habitat preservation. A member of the board of the Center for Irish Music, she’s got a soft spot for Grand Marais, YMCA summer camps, and orangutans.
Research & Engagement Strategy
A 2012 Bush Leadership Fellow and 2016 Shannon Institute Fellow, Nick is focused on constituent research, institutional histories and engagement strategies for mission-driven organizations. A long-time journalist with reporting experience from 87 Minnesota counties, Nick works with organizations focused on building equitable communities and protecting the environment.
Pro Bono Projects: Native Nation development, neighborhood vitality, and media strategies to serve and strengthen Minnesota’s diverse communities are the focus of Nick’s recent pro bono commitments. Government transparency, protecting the Boundary Waters, youth hockey and all things Irish also rate.