How We Can Help
Development efforts require financial resources. Most traditional sources of funding are challenged as governments, businesses and foundations struggle to meet rising community needs. Transfer of wealth (TOW) offers possibly the greatest opportunity to tap new, significant and sustainable funding streams in support of growing better and stronger communities. For many communities and regions, TOW research can help jumpstart important conversations that lead to greater community giveback.
Our team can conduct transfer of wealth research on any geography in the United States. We can also help your community, region or state build a community wealth game plan using our TOW research. We offer limited free resources and our other resources are offered on a fee basis.
NEW Webinar: Transfer of Wealth in America
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NEW Book: Transfer of Wealth in Rural America
Through this book, we hope to connect the American wealth opportunity and the historic intergenerational transfer of wealth that will occur over time with the entrepreneurial energy that will play a key role in creating future economic activity and wealth for our communities, rural and urban. The first section of this book focuses on understanding the American wealth opportunity. An important component of America's wealth opportunity relates to the intergenerational transfer of wealth that will occur over the next 50 years, and this book shares lessons from the Center's research in this area. The second section focuses on realizing the wealth creation opportunity. We will make the case for why the present time, one characterized by serious constraints in the traditional resource environment in support of economic development, is the right time to focus on creating an alternative, homegrown pool of development resources. The final section focuses on connecting wealth creation with entrepreneurship.
For the past 10 years, the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship has worked to understand the promise that entrepreneur-focused economic development can offer rural communities and regions across the country and to share this understanding through a range of research, outreach and policy-related activities. We draw on this experience to make clear how entrepreneurs contribute to wealth creation and their role in the wealth pipeline from building individual, family and business assets to creating community wealth.
Please send requests to purchase this book in paperback to John Hitt at
. Paperback version: $15.00 + $5.00 (S&H).
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Examples of Recent Projects
Map of Transfer of Wealth projects and reports (link)
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