Why Leave 5?

Because our community is worth it.

 

LOCUS Impact Investing’s 2019 Transfer of Wealth Opportunity Analysis for the Abilene Region provides an estimate of our region’s assets – homes, businesses, and investments – that will transfer between generations within the next 10 and 50 years. It provides a research-based estimate of the household wealth that, with active donor engagement, might be available for philanthropy and charitable investments. These findings from a five-county region (Taylor, Nolan, Runnels, Shackelford and Coleman) are shown below. Click here to see the full report.

CURRENT HOUSEHOLD NET WORTH
$45.5 BILLION
TRANSFER OF WEALTH
$7.9
billion
OVER
10 YEARS
$59.4
billion
OVER
50 YEARS
CONSIDER THE IMPACT

Capturing just 5% of the 10-year transfer potential could create $395 million in new endowments. Over 20 years, this endowment could support average annual grant making of nearly...

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Distributing just 4% of those new endowed assets locally over 20 years would generate significant grant making support for programs that enhance workforce, housing, literacy, arts, feeding, education and more.

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