The power of art to inspire, comfort, and stretch the imagination is something all people can benefit from—not just those who can find their way to a museum, pay for a concert ticket, or hire a piano teacher for their children. Philanthropy can help increase access, nourish the artistic spirit, and support Vermont's creative economy at a time when it hasn't fully rebounded from the COVID-19 pandemic.
In 2020, a study by the Vermont Futures Project found that after paying for rent, childcare, food, cars, insurance, and an estimated $635 a month in student loans, a couple with one child would have about $75 a month in disposable income.
Philanthropy can pave the way for new strategies to minimize debt and increase education attainment. Our new Insight Hub brief shares three such strategies that should be top-of-mind for charitable individuals.
IN THIS BRIEF, DISCOVER:
- Three actions to help Vermonters struggling with student debt
- Data on education attainment and income in Vermont
- Testimonials from national and local experts