Chuck Feeney founded Atlantic in 1982. After investing $8 billion to advance opportunity and promote equity and dignity, we completed grantmaking in 2016. See what we did.
Letter from the CEO
Limited Life, Unlimited Impact
Some refer to Atlantic as the largest “spend down” foundation. They are wrong. We did not spend down. We converted our funds to accelerate the efforts of others to help people.
Finished, But Not Done: the On-going Legacy of the Atlantic Philanthropies
While Atlantic’s grant-making has ended, our legacy remains an active catalyst of change. Learn more about the Atlantic Fellows, the Atlantic Philanthropies Archives, and Tony Proscio's "Harvest Time" reports.
Finished, But Not Done: the On-going Legacy of the Atlantic Philanthropies ›
Harvest Time for The Atlantic Philanthropies – 2017-2019: Three Endings and a Beginning