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In the next few years, $22 billion is expected to transfer from one generation to the next through probate estates. Over the next 50 years, the expected transfer for Central New York is estimated at $240 billion.

If just five percent of the projected transfer through 2019 could be invested at the Community Foundation in an endowed fund, nearly $1.1 million would be gained. Figuring a five percent (5%) grant payout, an estimated $55 million could be available annually to improve the quality of life in our community.

Central New York* Data

2010 Net-Worth   10-Year Transfer of Wealth  
 ($ billions) Per Household ($ billions) Per Household
$57.49 $188,900 $21.95 $72,100
5% Capture Grants Available Annually
($ millions) Per Household ($ millions)
$1,097.30 $3,600 $54.86

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*Central New York includes Onondaga, Oswego, Cayuga, Madison and Cortland Counties. Research provided by: RUPRI Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, September 2011.


  • The Hezels

    Making quality learning opportunities available to those who seek it has been at the heart of our charitable giving.

  • The Wests

    We are proud to know that our fund will reflect our appreciation for the people in this area that mean so much to us.

  • The McCurns

    Dad taught us the joy of giving to others and inspired us to do the same in our own lives.

  • The Peckhams

    We plan to support the community that is important to us while still leaving more than enough to our children.

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