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May 31, 2016
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Atlantic Philanthropies Pledges $197 Million for Fellowship and Institute

Jim Wilson, The New York Times, Redux

Christopher Oechsli, left, president and chief executive of Atlantic Philanthropies, which is down to its last billion dollars, and making good on its promise to complete its grant making in 2016, with founder Chuck Feeney in San Francisco. Foundations that plan their own demise have bucket lists and regrets too.

Atlantic Philanthropies, the private foundation of retail titan Chuck Feeney, will spend nearly $200 million to establish a global fellowship program and a Britain-based supporting institute dedicated to finding solutions to inequality.

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