Developing Your Giving Strategy With Kris Putnam-Walkerly

With so many charities and concerns to support today, how do you best determine your strategy for giving? How do you ensure that your giving transforms those issues that really matter to you, leaving you with a wonderful feeling about the legacy you are delivering? Rather than a drip feed of transactions with unclear impact. Kris Putnam-Walkerly is a nationally recognized philanthropy advisor and president of Putnam Consulting Group, Inc. Since 1999 she’s helped over 50 foundations and philanthropists strategically allocate and assess more than $300 million in grants and gifts to increase impact, share success, and advance their mission. Kris’ clients include Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation and David and Lucile Packard Foundation and dozens more. Join us to find out how you can give confidently and enjoy pleasure in the knowledge that your giving is having the impact you desire.

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Kris Putnam Walkerly

Kris Putnam-Walkerly is a nationally recognized philanthropy advisor and president of Putnam Consulting Group, Inc. Since 1999 she’s helped over 50 foundations and philanthropists strategically allocate and assess more than $300 million in grants and gifts to increase impact, share success, and advance mission. She provides experienced advising and coaching, strategy development, assessment and communications savvy to foundation leaders and individual philanthropists. Kris’ clients include Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation, Walton Family Foundation, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and dozens more.

Kris is author of the highly acclaimed Philanthropy411 blog, Confident Giving® newsletter, and Smart Philanthropy℠ podcast series, and she has more than 15,000 followers on Twitter. You can reach Kris at [email protected]

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