Amanda L. Cole

Amanda L. Cole

Amanda L. Cole is the editor-in-chief of NonProfit PRO. She was formerly editor-in-chief of special projects for NonProfit PRO’s sister publication, Promo Marketing. Contact her at

8 Major Nonprofit Trends for 2023

NonProfit PRO has continued its annual tradition of asking prominent thought leaders in the sector to make nonprofit trend predictions. We sought out experts from nonprofit organizations, agencies and technology providers to learn what’s on their minds and what might be 2023’s top nonprofit trends.

How to Create Videos for Your Nonprofit Using Your iPhone

This year, 87% of online traffic is expected to be 100% video, Matt Carpenter, story architect at Beard & Bowler, said. But a video doesn’t need to be extremely polished and professional to get attention and make an impact. Here's how you can do it right from your phone.

Top 30 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Programs Post Second Straight Year of Growth

America’s top 30 peer-to-peer fundraising programs raised $1.05 billion in 2022, according to the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum’s annual study. Though the top 30 programs reached a notable milestone in its second year of continued growth, that figure still lags behind 2019’s $1.37 million, showing peer-to-peer events are still recovering from the 33.5% drop in revenue in 2020.

Amazon Gives Little Notice on End of AmazonSmile Program

"Every little bit counts” — at least that’s what Amazon touts when it shares the impact customers have made via AmazonSmile. But less than a decade after launching the program, Amazon announced that AmazonSmile's days are numbered.

NonProfit PRO’s Top 20 Articles of 2022

As the year comes to a close, NonProfit PRO is taking a look back at its top content of the year. In case you missed any of these, take a look at our top 20 articles of 2022, ranked by the number of visitors. 

2022 NonProfit Professionals of the Year Awards

NonProfit PRO has plenty of content on thanking donors, but each year, we like to take a moment to offer some gratitude to a few individuals who have made a difference for their organizations and their communities. So here are this year's NonProfit Professionals of the Year.

Board Member of the Year: David Church

David Church is the only virtual board member of Central Texas Table of Grace, but over the past two years, he has also become the most dedicated member of the nonprofit’s board. His commitment to his board seat has earned him NonProfit PRO’s 2022 Board Member of the Year Award.