Aerodynamic Giving

Minimize Strategic Friction & Find Your Fastest Path to Impact

A 90-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 grantmaking and operations

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

March 22 at 12-1:30pm ET / 4-5:30PM GMT

“Kris’s Aerodynamic Giving session was amazingly comprehensive. Her masterful way of facilitating and making it feel comfortable and informative ensured all participants were engaged. I give it a 10 out of 10 and highly recommend it to other foundation CEOs.”

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 22 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 Putnam-Walkerly is one of the world’s foremost advisors to leading philanthropists. I highly recommend her if you want a trusted guide and confidential sounding board to navigate your philanthropic journey!"

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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