$9 Trillion Will Transfer From Americans’ Estates, New Analysis Says

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The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Heather Joslyn | April 17, 2018

If only 5 percent of the assets projected to pass from Americans’ estates over the next decade were captured for philanthropy, it could create the equivalent of 10 Gates Foundations, according to a new analysis of household wealth data.

The $9 trillion that will pass down to the next generation by 2027 suggests that now is the time for charities to gear up their efforts to secure bequests.

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