Private foundations were once the primary giving vehicle for many families and individuals, but new models like the donor advised fund have shown to be advantageous for some.
One in seven Americans are 70 or older. Between 2018 and 2042, analysts predict $70 trillion will transition between generations, mostly to heirs and some of it directly to philanthropic causes. As the wealth transition unfolds, there are strategies for family members who are both giving and receiving to set themselves up for success as they work to reduce inequities, fight racism, nourish science, and create a better Vermont and better world. Our latest brief highlights three of these strategies.