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Chapters KC provides strategic storytelling for nonprofits in the Kansas City area. We craft highly-effective communications including videos, direct mail appeals, newsletters, e-mails, social media, grants and more.
Kelley Carpenter is the Chief Storyteller for Chapters KC and has 30 years of experience as a visionary content creator and a strategic development and marketing professional. Her work has won numerous awards, including 11 Philly Awards and two Regional Emmy Awards.
Kelley specializes in helping agencies establish an authentic voice that is true to their brand. She brings stories to life in video and digital/print and uses her two decades of nonprofit management experience and training to strategically create coordinated campaigns that grow donations and while following best practices in nonprofit fundraising.
Kelley began her career as a newspaper journalist before spending the last 25 years working as an innovative leader at various nonprofits. She has raised millions of dollars, developed dozens of successful campaigns, produced award-winning videos and authored hundreds of successful grants.
Kelley is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism and also earned a Certificate in Nonprofit Fundraising from the Bloch School at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She has been a longtime member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Chapters KC LLC is a proud Business Member of Nonprofit Connect.