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Passing the Torch: Three ways to set up next-generation philanthropists for success

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.

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Three Things You Can Do to Help Vermont's Arts Scene

Vermont's arts and cultural organizations are an industry valued at more than $123 million, yet the pandemic has created a serious threat—cutting revenue at some locations by as much as 80 percent. Our latest brief shares three actions you can take today to help Vermont's arts and cultural organizations continue to weather the pandemic.

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Smoke on the Horizon - Climate and Community 10 Years After Irene

This week's new report from the IPCC made it clear that it's time to act on climate change to stave off the worst impacts for current and future generations. As we approach the ten-year anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene in Vermont, here are four actions philanthropy can take today to address climate change in the Green Mountain State.

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Evaporate the Gap. The Gender Pay Divide Hurts Us All

A recent study found that Vermont leads the nation in pay parity between men and women, yet women still earn only 91 cents for every dollar a man earns—a gap that widens when you look at race and/or women with disabilities. Philanthropy has a role to play in helping, and our recent brief identifies actions you can take today.

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