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Alliance Magazine Partners with Kris Putnam-Walkerly To Provide Advice for Global Philanthropists
Kris Putnam-Walkerly -- Global Philanthropy Expert Kris Putnam-Walkerly -- Global Philanthropy Expert
Cleveland, OH
Tuesday, January 29, 2019


Kris Putnam-Walkerly, president of Putnam Consulting Group, Inc., has announced a new partnership with Alliance Magazine, the leading magazine for philanthropy and social investment worldwide, to provide practical advice for global philanthropists.

Alliance Magazine has provided news and analysis of what's happening in the philanthropy and social investment sectors across the world since 1996. The site acts as a forum for practitioners to share ideas and insights into the world of philanthropy through articles, news, conference reports, and book reviews, to name a few. 

When asked why Alliance Magazine chose Putnam-Walkerly to be a contributor, Charles Keidan, Executive Editor, stated, "Alliance magazine aims to provide a platform for news and critical thinking in the philanthropy sector. Working with partners like Kris Putnam-Walkerly means we can also use our platform to provide tips, guidance and knowledge to philanthropy practitioners to help them maximise their impact."

Putnam-Walkerly addresses topics such as the role of philanthropy as an investment tool, creating effective funder collaborationsdelusional altruism®, transformational giving? throughout her diverse publications from Forbes.com to her award-winning book, Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders.

"It's such an honor to be able to partner with Alliance Magazine," said Putnam-Walkerly. "I am thrilled to share content on this global platform to help philanthropists and foundations catapult their impact to transform lives and communities and be able to discuss and share ideas with other thought leaders as well."

"As my trusted advisor, Kris Putnam-Walkerly helped our foundation navigate an organizational transformation to become more strategic and develop a clear plan to implement our new strategy. She offers funders a fresh perspective and practical tips to improve their giving. Alliance Magazine was smart to select her as a global content partner," said Dr. Laura Gerald, President of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust.

About Kris Putnam-Walkerly

Kris Putnam-Walkerly, MSW is a global philanthropy advisor and president of Putnam Consulting Group, Inc. For 20 years, top philanthropies have requested Kris' help to transform their giving and catapult their impact. Her clients include the Robert Wood Johnson, David and Lucile Packard, Annie E. Casey, Charles and Helen Schwab, Avery Dennison, Fujitsu and dozens of others. She's helped over 80 foundations and philanthropists strategically allocate and assess over $500 million in grants and gifts.

A globally recognized thought leader in philanthropy, Kris was named one of America's Top 25 Philanthropy Speakers for the past two years in a row and is the author of the award-winning book Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders; a regular Forbes.com contributor on philanthropy, and authored a chapter on "Transformational Giving: Philanthropy as an Investment in Change" in a new book on impact investing, The ImpactAssets Handbook for Investors. Kris is also a sought after expert providing commentary about philanthropy in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, NPR's Marketplace, Entepreneur.com, and other media. In 2017, Kris was inducted into the Million Dollar Consulting® Hall of Fame, one of only 75 consultants chosen worldwide.

Prior to forming Putnam Consulting Group, she was a grantmaker at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and an evaluator at the highly esteemed Stanford University School of Medicine.

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Name: Kris Putnam-Walkerly
Title: Global Philanthropy Expert
Group: Putnam Consulting Group, Inc.
Dateline: Westlake, OH United States
Main Phone: 800-598-2102
Cell Phone: 510-388-5231
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