Kyle Peterson

Co-founder and Managing Partner, Boldly Go Philanthropy

Kyle is co-founder and Managing Partner at Boldly Go Philanthropy, a philanthropic advisory and support firm that serves leanly staffed foundations, individuals, and families. Before launching Boldly Go, Kyle led all philanthropic activities on behalf of the multi-generation Walton family, including serving as the Executive Director of the Walton Family Foundation. In this role, he oversaw one of the nation’s largest private foundations to support $600 million in annual grant making and provided support to the family’s individual philanthropy. Prior to his tenure with the Walton family, Kyle launched and led FSG, a global consulting firm. During his tenure at FSG, Kyle led over 150 consulting engagements for foundations, companies, and nonprofits and served on FSG’s Board of directors. Prior to FSG, Kyle was a country director in Zimbabwe and Rwanda for Population Services International, a consultant with Monitor Consulting, and a Peace Corps volunteer in Sierra Leone. Kyle holds an MBA from the McCombs School of Business and an MPA from the LBJ School of Public Affairs (University of Texas) and a BA in International Studies from the American University.


Reducing the Administrative Burden through Fiscal Sponsorship

Posted on December 7, 2021 by Kyle Peterson, Yvonne Moore, Tony Macklin

Administration is often a hurdle to scaling impact. Because of this, an increasing number of donors are leveraging giving vehicles with less administrative burden and more legal, financial, and investment support. Fiscal sponsorships and other intermediary partners provide an option for giving families that want to build a philanthropic effort, but do not want to administer a separate entity for… Read More