Confident Giving Book
Read this today. Be more effective tomorrow.
Kris uses a refreshing combination of common sense and humor
As a grantmaker, what do you wish you could do better? What’s standing in your way? How do you eliminate the thoughts and practices that hinder your efforts and elevate the ones that enhance your effectiveness?
Chances are, if you’ve wrestled with a grantmaking challenge, Kris has addressed it in her weekly Confident Giving e-newsletter. Now, the wisdom and insights collected from more than a year’s worth of weekly posts are collected in one volume: Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders from One of Philanthropy’s Top Advisors.
- create logical, streamlined grantmaking processes
- approach grantmaking with an abundance mentality
- define your personal journey as a grantmaker
- deal effectively with real-life hurdles grantmakers face every day
Named as an Award Finalist in the 2017 Best Book Awards
Named as a Winner in the 2017 Bookvana Awards
Chosen as a Finalist in the 2017 International Book Awards
Named one of the “10 Best Corporate Social Responsibility Books”
Inspired wisdom that stands out among the field’s thought leaders.
President & CEO, Blue Shield of California Foundation
Vice President of Programs, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
Director of Race, Equity, and Inclusion, Annie E. Casey Foundation
President and CEO, The California Wellness Foundation
former President and CEO, California HealthCare Foundation
Blended Value Group
Kris is happy to serve as a speaker to your foundation board, community or professional association!
About the Author
For over 20 years, top global philanthropies, ultra-high net worth donors, celebrity activists, foundations, wealth advisors, and Fortune 500 companies have sought Kris Putnam-Walkerly’s philanthropic advisory services to dramatically increase the clarity, speed, impact and joy of their giving.
As a sought after philanthropy advisor, expert and award-winning author, she’s helped over 90 foundations and philanthropists strategically allocate and assess over half a billion dollars in grants and gifts.