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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 of wealth 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.

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  • The McCurns

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

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

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