resources & strategic partners

  • Giving Legacy Radio Educating and connecting Americans that want to rebuild sustainable communities in the face of our rising national debt and economic crisis.
  • Comm"Unity" Building A program that connects "We the People" to help those vulnerable citizens in American communities with the issues that exist in suburban and urban communities alike in America.
  • LIVE YOUR MISSION Conference. A one day conference collaborating with individuals pursuing their mission and sharing how they do it on a daily/weekly/monthly basis. Learn about organizations that you can work with in seven different philanthropic genres focused on sustainable philanthropy and taking care of adults and our Children of Tomorrow.
    CLICK HERE to see the Brochure.
    To Register for the conferenceCLICK HERE.
  • The Committee on Economic Development The CED conducts research on major economic and social issues and actively informs and engages the business community in an effort to achieve policy reform for the good of the nation. Membership is made up of some 200 senior corporate executives and university leaders who lead CED's research and outreach efforts.
  • The Urban Institute The Urban Institute gathers data, conducts research, evaluates programs, offers technical assistance overseas, and educates Americans on social and economic issues — to foster sound public policy and effective government.
  • State Data Lab - Unfunded Retirement Accounts Sheila Weinberg, CEO and Founder is auditing and reporting on the truthful financial situation facing each of our 50 states.
  • Peter G. Peterson Foundation Increasing public awareness on the urgency of America's fiscal challenges, founded by Peter G. Peterson.
  • The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University Created to increase the understanding of philanthropy, improve its practice, and enhance participation in philanthropy.
  • The Giving Pledge The initiative started by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates to challenge the wealthiest in America to commit to giving the majority of their wealth to philanthropy.

Giving Legacy Library

The Giving Legacy Library has detailed explanations on the topics presented in the Giving Legacy Plan:
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current events & news

Is There a Solution to America's Entitlement Fiscal Disaster?

From 1946 to 1965 the baby boom generation pumped 30% more citizens into the United States of America. That created an economic boom of employment horsepower that pumped billions of dollars into the Medicare and Social Security trust funds. Then, we spent all that money and now that those baby boomers are seven years into retiring and we have 12 more years ahead, those trust funds are depleted and "The present value of the additional resources that would be necessary to meet projected expenditures, for the three programs combined, is $48.9 trillion." Yes, that was TRILLION with a "T". The Children of Tomorrow are going to inherit the worst legacy any generation could imagine, and Congress refuses to do anything about it. Go to Page 211 of the report to see the $48.9 trillion deficit.

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The State of Our Union

Christopher Riley, founder of the Giving Legacy organization has delivered his own State of the Union address. He has also done countless hours of analysis and has pulled together research from across the country on just what a solution might be to this fiscal crisis. Click below to see all of the videos and radio addresses that will address this fiscal crisis. Click on the Overview Video of the State of the Union in the library section to see the YouTube video outlining our country's dangerous fiscal situation...

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