Passion with a Purpose 14 Over the next four decades, northeast Michigan residents are estimated to transfer over $16 billion to the next generation. If every person in our community gave just 5% of their estate to the Community Foundation, the results could mean over $42 million in grant funding for our communities by 2060. Wow! That’s a huge number for a fairly small commitment. We believe that everyone can be a philanthropist; and that if we all give just a little bit of ourselves, it will mean big things for our region. 5% for the Future