Little Kids Rock (LKR), restores and revitalizes public school music programs across the country. Chime President Jon Luini is proud to serve on LKR's SF/Bay Area Board.

Chime Nonprofit Communications is the nonprofit digital strategy and communications division of Chime Interactive.

We believe in the power of storytelling to drive social change. We know that telling unforgettable stories wins hearts, minds and funding. We offer expertise, innovation, and creativity in sharing your stories with your target audience.

We work collaboratively with your team to identify your goals and strategize about how to achieve your objectives. We match your goals with our services and we offer appropriate strategic solutions to communicate your mission, your programs, and your impact. We work efficiently, connect you with your supporters and funders, and we measure results. Chime has worked with new and established nonprofits of all sizes, including community development financial institutions and credit unions.

Sheila Schat
is a partner of
Chime Interactive
and manages
its nonprofit
communications division.
Sheila brings a keen sense of storytelling and communications strategy to all aspects of her work. Prior to joining Chime Interactive, Schat worked for ten years for Santa Cruz Community Credit Union, a leading community development credit union, where she developed collaborative and innovative asset building programs for underserved communities and a triple bottom line organizational commitment with effective measurement tools. Under her leadership, the organization received over $6 million in financial awards, a record in its 34-year history. She also worked for ten years as a Program Manager for the Life Balance Institute in Marin County, CA.


"Sheila is an excellent strategic thinker and skilled writer. She conducted detailed research, efficiently prepared a complex and time-sensitive application, and quickly understood our programs and our diverse community. She told our story so effectively that we won our first major grant for $1.5 million followed by another $30,000 grant."
Joe Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, Fairfax County Federal Credit Union