Aerodynamic Giving

Minimize Strategic Friction & Find Your Fastest Path to Impact

A 60-Minute Guided Workshop for Foundation CEOs

Chart the most direct flight path. Learn how to choose your North Star destination and sharpen your strategy for getting there

Deliver the funds faster. Discover the most common causes of friction that slow down the grantmaking process and the 7 principles for achieving Transformational Giving™

Create implementation momentum. Gain tips for leading a foundation that fulfills its plans like clockwork and transforms lives with simplicity, speed, and agility

With Kris Putnam-Walkerly
20+ Years | 100+ Global Philanthropies | $1B+ Grants & Gifts Allocated

CHOOSE FROM ONE OF TWO virtual OPTIONS: dec 8 AT 12:00pm ET OR jan 19 AT 12:00pm ET

“Kris is my go-to person in the field of philanthropy."

"Kris has dual impressive superpowers: both expertise and mastery of the field of philanthropy and also a practical, thoughtful, approachable communication style. This is a rare and important combination that makes growth and progress possible for her clients. She is absolutely my go-to person for insight and wisdom in the field of philanthropy."

Mary Anthony, Executive Director, 1772 Foundation

Meet Kris Putnam-Walkerly

Trusted advisor to the world’s leading philanthropists

I believe philanthropists can change the world. I also know they can get in their own way. Over the past 20 years, I’ve guided hundreds of wealthy families, foundations, Fortune 500 companies, Giving Pledge signatories, and wealth advisors to allocate over $1B in grants and gifts, and I’m bringing the best of those insights to you. I look forward to meeting you!

Award-winning philanthropy advisor, author of Delusional Altruism, and president of Putnam Consulting Group.


The registrations for this virtual event are closely monitored to ensure all participants are executive directors and CEOs of grantmaking foundations, corporate giving programs, and philanthropic family offices. The event is unrecorded and private.

Join a small, intimate group of your peers to discuss the giving strategies that make your life easier and change the world.

"Kris’s deep knowledge and experience in philanthropy is invaluable. Her ability to identify and distill best practices beyond the obvious and then translate them into actionable approaches is a gift to every funder."

Mamie Kanfer Stewart, Director, Lippman Kanfer Family Foundation

You can't afford to "wait and see."​

If you believe in the power of your philanthropy, speed is of the essence.

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