Anne Ellinger (formerly Anne Slepian) founded Bolder Giving in 2007 with her husband, Christopher Ellinger. After deciding to give away fifty percent of an unexpected inheritance, Anne and Christopher have dedicated decades of their lives to donor organizing. Anne co-founded More than Money, a nonprofit peer education network which published the groundbreaking More Than Money Journal and co-authored the award-winning book We Gave Away a Fortune, the guidebook Welcome to Philanthropy, and numerous articles in More Than Money Journal. Anne is a graduate of the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa and has her MSW from Boston University.

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