Susan Crites Price, a Washington, DC-based writer and speaker, is an expert on family philanthropy.

She is the author or co-author of seven books including Generous Genes: Raising Caring Kids in a Digital Age, (Majestic Oak Press, 2015) and The Giving Family: Raising Our Children to Help Others  (Council on Foundations, 2001, revised 2003). Susan is a frequent  speaker to groups around the country on the subject of instilling  philanthropic values in children.

Susan has been interviewed on  “Oprah,” “NBC’s Today,” the CBS “Early Show,” and numerous other  television and radio broadcasts and by many newspapers and magazines.

Susan  was vice president of the National Center for Family Philanthropy from  2007 to 2011, and prior to that was the managing director of the Family  Foundation Services Department at the Council on Foundations.

With her husband Tom, Susan co-authored The Working Parents Help Book (Peterson’s,  1994, rev. ed., 1996), a practical guide to juggling kids and careers.  It won a Parents’ Choice Award and was a selection of the Scholastic  Book Club.