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Kris Putnam-Walkerly can help you create greater clarity, impact and joy in your philanthropy.

Helping Successful Philanthropists Get Even Better!

The best philanthropists realize what professional athletes, celebrities, entrepreneurs, and even Bill Gates have known for decades: coaches and advisors can help them attain goals, avoid mistakes and improve performance.

As your advisor, Kris Putnam-Walkerly can help you create lasting change. With Kris as your guide, you can make a major jump in the quality of your life and the effectiveness of your giving. You can attain greater clarity, impact, and joy in your philanthropy.

Kris works with her advising clients in many ways. Some they retain her annually as their strategic sounding board and “insurance policy” to navigate charitable challenges and opportunities. Others spend a day with her to jumpstart their philanthropic success. Whatever your needs, Kris can help — offering unrestricted access to my expertise and guidance when you need it. Learn more below.

Advising

How would it feel to have a trusted philanthropy advisor – your own personal sounding board — helping you navigate your day-to-day and long-term strategic decisions? What if you had unlimited access to this expertise, whenever you needed it? As your trusted advisor, Kris Putnam-Walkerly can provide you with the confidential, tailored guidance you need to navigate every aspect of your role and deliver stellar results for your organization, and the communities you serve.

Strategy

You want to use your philanthropy to change the world. But how do you set about realizing your mission?

In any organization, it starts with creating and implementing an effective strategy. A strategy defines both what you want to accomplish and how you want to accomplish it. Yet too often, philanthropists lack clarity on both.

Keynote Speaking

Are you in need of a provocative, engaging voice at your next conference or private event? How about a respected, outside expert to enlighten your board or foundation members? 

Widely considered to be the most sought after philanthropy advisor, Kris Putnam-Walkerly, author of the award-winning book, Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders, and a Forbes.com contributor, regularly shares her knowledge and expertise on virtually every aspect of grantmaking with a variety of audiences.

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