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Deb Markley, LOCUS Senior VP, reflects on LOCUS' experiences at the 2018 annual Mission Investors Exchange and the field of impact investing.

Across the United States, LOCUS estimates that $9 trillion will transfer from one generation to the next by 2029. Travis Green, LOCUS Solutions Consultant, and Deb Markley, LOCUS Senior VP, highlight how foundations are exploring alternatives to traditional grant making as recent data heralds changes to the United States' philanthropic landscape.

The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation has achieved remarkable success. In the last three years, the foundation has witnessed remarkable growth even when adjusted for market performance. Assets of the foundation have grown 80%, and, as a result, the foundation’s grantmaking has almost doubled. Learn more in this article by LOCUS' own Travis Green.