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.