About

Before launching Kathy Penner Communications, I was a successful professional in the non-profit sector for 20+ years, working with a number of wonderful groups making a real difference in our community.  Most recently, I served with Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) where, over the course of eleven years, I supported a $160M, national fundraising campaign in several senior roles, including Chief Development Officer and Director of Donor Relations.

Prior to working with Friends of the CMHR, I filled various development and communications positions at other community organizations, including Manitoba Theatre for Young People, FortWhyte Alive and the Winnipeg Core Area Initiative.

I enjoy sharing my knowledge and experience through volunteering, and currently serve as a board member and co-chair of the Development Committee with the amazing Winnipeg Folk Festival.

I bring my skills, experience, and passion for communicating to my work.

The ability to identify and understand a variety of audiences – plus the savvy and skills to customize messaging for maximum impact – is a unique and valuable combination.  I know how to craft compelling messages that resonate with target audiences and inspire them to offer support.  Click here for details on my non-profit communication services.

To succeed over the long term, relationships need attention and nurturing.  I have the expertise to develop stewardship programs that will ensure your supporters feel good about sustaining their commitment, year after year.  Click here for details on my donor relations services.

My abilities and services aren’t limited to the charitable sector.  I also have the skill and savvy to apply my experience to a wide range of personal and business messaging.   Click here to learn more about my general writing, editing and proofreading services.

I look forward to learning about you and exploring how my well-crafted, targeted writing and customized coaching will help you reach your goals.

Click here to start our conversation about taking your impact and results to the next level.

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