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Kris Putnam-Walkerly

Kris Putnam-Walkerly is a recognized expert and leader in philanthropic strategy development, implementation, evaluation, and communication. Her firm, Putnam Consulting Group (formerly Putnam Community Investment Consulting), is employed by high-profile national foundations, corporate philanthropies, and nonprofits from coast to coast, as well as by smaller regional or local foundations that want to achieve big impact. Her clients include The Annie E. Casey Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, PolicyLink, The California Endowment, The Cleveland Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, and many more. Follow her on Twitter @Philanthropy411.
Unlikely Allies Unite for a Policy Win

Unlikely Allies Unite for a Policy Win

Together, these six foundations were able to inform public discussion, build trust and transparency among the diverse parties engaged in that discussion, help create consensus, amplify voices of communities most likely to be affected by finance reform, and continually monitor and contribute to the public conversation as the new funding law moved toward passage.