Over Kris Putnam-Walkerly
For over 20 years, top global philanthropies have requested Kris Putnam-Walkerly’s help to transform their giving and catapult their impact. As a philanthropy expert, advisor and award-winning author, she’s helped over 70 foundations and philanthropists strategically allocate and assess over $450 million in grants and gifts. Kris’s clients include the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, Annie E. Casey Foundation, Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation, Walton Family Foundations, Avery Dennison, and Fujitsu, among dozens of others. A thought leader in transformational giving, Kris was named one of America’s Top 25 Philanthropy Speakers for the past two years. She is the author of the award-winning book Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders; a Forbes.com contributor on philanthropy; a global content partner to Alliance Magazine; and is a frequent contributor in the publications of leading philanthropy associations.