About Us

We’re a crack team of creative collaborators committed to telling great stories about good causes.

Our Work

From annual reports and alumni magazines to websites and nonprofit newsletters, we cover change-agents, grassroots groups and good ideas for making a smarter and more inclusive Minnesota.

Principals & Partners

Laura Billings Coleman

A communications and development consultant with a deep journalism background, Laura works with nonprofits, foundations, colleges and community groups to create smart content, fundraising strategies 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.

Nick Coleman

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 is a 2012 Bush Leadership Fellow and a 2016 Shannon Institute Fellow.

Pro Bono Projects: 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.

Creative Partners

With deep resources in video production, photography, and digital design, we’re proud to partner with a variety of talented teams in the Twin Cities including:

Brian Donahue, Art Director, Print and Digital Design
Caroline Yang, Caroline Yang Photography
Square Footage Productions, Live Video and Institutional Archiving
Sarah Morrow, Book Designer
Jessica Gallo Design

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For the Good

Pro Bono means “for the good.” Pro Bono Press and our collaborative partners care about our community. We commit 20 percent of our work to pro bono causes and offer accessible rates for community groups and nonprofits.