Kelley Widerman

Director of Annual Giving

Kelley Widerman joined Climate Central in November 2022 as director of annual giving.

Before joining the development team, Kelley worked on campus at the University of Pennsylvania in fundraising and marketing roles for the Environmental Innovations Initiative and The Penn Fund. Before this, she served in development roles with the Delta Gamma Foundation and her alma mater, Ohio Wesleyan University. With more than 10 years of annual giving fundraising experience, Kelley works to build relationships with Climate Central's donors and strengthen support from our loyal community.

Kelley earned her undergraduate degree in politics and government from Ohio Wesleyan University and her master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Environmental Studies. Her capstone work focused on communicating the effectiveness of nature-based solutions for coastal flooding as an alternative to traditional approaches.