Kris Putnam-Walkerly speaks regularly at philanthropy and nonprofit conferences, forums, and workshops. Below is a list of selected speaking topics and recent and upcoming speaking engagements.

Kris Is Available To Speak On These And Other Topics

From Mission and Vision, to Strategies and Tactics
Small Assets, Big Impact
How to Develop Successful Grantmaking Initiatives
Disaster Planning for Non-Profits and Foundations
Effective Giving: Getting the Greatest Return
Environmental Scanning
Nonprofit Leadership Recognition and Development
Program Evaluation
Using a Theory of Change for Initiative Planning
Working Effectively With Consultants
Youth Development

Speaking Engagements

September 10, 2009
National Center for Family Philanthropy: Disaster Preparedness for Family Foundations
National Teleconference

March 27, 2009
Business Volunteers Unlimited: “Can Your Nonprofit Survive a Disaster?”
Cleveland, OH

February 25, 2009
Midwest Community Foundation Ventures CEO Retreat: “Sustaining Our Operations”
Elyria, OH

February 24, 2009
Ohio Grantmakers Forum: “Small Assets, Big Impact”
Cleveland, OH

February 11, 2009
Nonprofit Consultants Forum: “My Biggest Mistake”
Cleveland, OH

December 4, 2008
Association of Small Foundations:  “From Vision and Mission to Strategy and Tactics” & “Small Assets, Big Impact”
Atlanta, GA

August 21, 2008
Central Iowa Funders Forum:  “Grantmaking Consultants: A Tool for Effectiveness”
Des Moines, IA

August 15 , 2008
Business Emergency Preparedness Association annual conference: “Are you Really Ready to Help in a Disaster? The Assumptions Versus the Realities”
Cleveland, OH

April 12, 2008
Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County: “Making Large Impact with Small Charitable Gifts”
Santa Cruz, CA

March 28, 2008
Human Services Institute: “Youth Development: A Discussion of Initiatives”
Cleveland, OH

March 12, 2008
Nonprofit Consultants Forum: “Managing a Virtual Consulting Firm”
Cleveland, OH

For more information please visit Putnam Community Investment Consulting’s website

To Discuss Speaking Engagements Contact:

Carol Saferin, Publicist
Mart Saferin & Associates, LLC
440 -461-6753

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