Atlantic Philanthropies

Type: Organization
Name: Atlantic Philanthropies
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Living with dementia – two families talk honestly about this heartbreaking disease

FOR THE LATEST campaign by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, #LivingWithDementia, award-winning Irish director Ken Wardrop shot two exclusive short films on Alzheimer’s.In the first video, Sean Donal O’Shea shows us how his and his father’s lives have ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Secret Billionaire: The Chuck Feeney Story – Documentary

Chuck Feeney, self-made American Billionaire and Co-Founder of DFS, world’s leading duty free luxury retailer, agrees to a rare on-screen interview concerning his life’s secret devotion: a lifetime of awe-aspiring anonymous charity.An Irish-American born ... [Published Value Walk - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

'Participatory Grant Making: A Success Story From Southern Africa'

An effort to include outside nonprofit practitioners in the evaluation of grant applications resulted in thirty-two awards to organizations working to advance human rights — with a focus on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex individuals ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Atlantic Philanthropies Commits $40.5 Million to Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Executive has announced a £24.7 million ($40.5 million) contribution from the Atlantic Philanthropies in support of education, human services, and healthcare initiatives.The commitment will help support a £58.5 million ($96 million) ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-billionaire gives away last of fortune

Chuck Feeney squirrelled away his business fortune in tax havens — but after achieving a personal wealth of more than $7 billion, decided to give it all away.The Irish American, now 83 years old, set up a foundation in 1982 called Atlantic Philanthropies ... [Published NineMSN Finance - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Ex-billionaire does give away fortune

Source: News Limited AN Irish-American ex-billionaire businessman has been true to his word and given away the last of his fortune — $45 million. Chuck Feeney, now aged 83, had a personal wealth of more than $7 billion. He founded The Atlantic Philanthropies, ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Stormont's £58m boost, thanks to US donor Chuck Feeney

Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness have made their first appearance outside Stormont in weeks to announce a massive spending boost.The first minister and deputy first minister unveiled a £58m package aimed at shared education and dementia sufferers ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Queen’s University welcomes multi-million pound Shared Education initiative

Queen's University welcomes multi-million pound Shared Education initiative Queen's University today welcomed the announcement by the First Minister and deputy First Minister of a £58M investment in three key areas, including £25M for the Shared Education ... [Published Noodls - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Robinson Announces £58million Investment

DUP Leader and First Minister of Northern Irelandhe total value of the three programmes is £58.45million, with over £33million provided by the Northern Ireland Executive and £24.65million by Atlantic Philanthropies. The programmes will be led by DHSSPS ... [Published Democratic Unionist Party - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

US funders put millions into NI social schemes

A huge slab of cash has been unveiled to help dementia sufferers, children, and promote shared education – with much of it coming from a US foundation.The £58.45m package was revealed by the First and Deputy First ministers today in Belfast.More than ... [Published NewsLetter - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Kinahan welcomes additional funding for education

Ulster Unionist Education Spokesperson Danny Kinahan has praised the generosity of Atlantic Philanthropies after it was announced that they were making a further contribution of £25m towards shared education and early years, and supporting people with ... [Published Ulster Unionist Party - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Lunn hopes Atlantic Philanthropies money will also go towards integrated education

Alliance Education spokesperson, Trevor Lunn MLA, has welcomed the Atlantic Philanthropies grants announced today for shared education, early years learning and dementia research, but has said that the money should also be directed towards integrated ... [Published Alliance Party of Northern Ireland - Sep 17 2014]

Quotes

"This joint initiative between philanthropy and government will build on the best of what we have learned to date in delivering real change to improve children's outcomes, deliver shared education, and transform dementia care" said Padraic Quirk, Atlantic Philanthropies' country director of Northern Ireland
He said in 2007: "I had one idea that never changed in my mind — that you should use your wealth to help people."
"We are proud to celebrate the enlightened leadership and philanthropy of Chuck Feeney and this unique partnership between The Atlantic Philanthropies and Queen's." Pioneering re led by Professor Tony Gallagher and Professor Joanne Hughes from the Centre for Shared Education in the School of Education at Queen's...
He said: "These projects will have a significant impact on the quality of people’s lives, now, and for years to come. The legacy will be a brighter future for the most vulnerable people in our community."

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Secret Billionaire: The Chuck Feeney Story – Do... [Published Value Walk - Sep 21 2014]
Video: Living with dementia – two families talk... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 21 2014]
'Participatory Grant Making: A Success Story Fr... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Sep 20 2014]
Atlantic Philanthropies Commits $40.5 Million t... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Sep 19 2014]
Multi-Institutional Research Team Measures Mult... [Published Mayo Clinic College of Medicine - Sep 19 2014]
Ex-billionaire gives away last of fortune [Published NineMSN Finance - Sep 18 2014]
Poots welcomes over £6million funding for Demen... [Published Government Opportunities - Sep 18 2014]
Ex-billionaire does give away fortune [Published NEWS.com.au - Sep 18 2014]
Stormont's £58m boost, thanks to US donor Chuck... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Sep 18 2014]
Harvard Continues Trend of Large Collegiate Don... [Published Dartmouth Review - Sep 18 2014]
Queen’s University welcomes multi-million pound... [Published Noodls - Sep 17 2014]
Robinson Announces £58million Investment [Published Democratic Unionist Party - Sep 17 2014]
Secretive ex-billionaire Chuck Feeney gives the... [Published The Independent - Sep 17 2014]
US funders put millions into NI social schemes [Published NewsLetter - Sep 17 2014]
Robinson and McGuinness announce £58million inv... [Published Government Opportunities - Sep 17 2014]
US billionaire backs NI dementia care [Published UTV - Sep 17 2014]
Kinahan welcomes additional funding for education [Published Ulster Unionist Party - Sep 17 2014]
Lunn hopes Atlantic Philanthropies money will a... [Published Alliance Party of Northern Ireland - Sep 17 2014]
Dementia services get £58m boost [Published UTV - Sep 17 2014]
The man giving all his money away [Published BBC - Sep 17 2014]
Billionaire in NI dementia grant [Published BBC - Sep 17 2014]
Ireland XO Website Reaches The One Million Visi... [Published Online PR News - Sep 16 2014]
A Good Ending [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Sep 16 2014]
Meet the überpreneurs [Published ABC Online - Sep 15 2014]
Multi-institutional Research Team Measures Mult... [Published Noodls - Sep 11 2014]
Lynwood schools seek health coverage for students [Published Wave Newspapers - Sep 06 2014]
NI Community Foundation increases grants by £1 ... [Published UK Fundraising - Sep 05 2014]
Shifty September: celebrating a unique guerrill... [Published Daily Maverick - Sep 05 2014]
Day 140 Nephin Whiskey seeks to break crowdfund... [Published Irish Central - Sep 02 2014]
Two Additional NAHN Members to be Inducted as F... [Published Benzinga.com - Sep 01 2014]
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Israel’s Repeated Bombing of Schools and School... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 04 2014]
By Alan Smith , University of Ulster The shelling of Jabalia Elementary Girls’ School in Gaza on July 30 by Israeli forces was a shocking example of modern military action. The shelling was the sixth time a United Nations school has been struck ...
Teachers Union's Mixed Messages On Common Core ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 11 2014]
Though the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) received millions of dollars in funding from the private Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to support the development of the Common Core standards, the union will begin its annual convention in Los ...
Chuck Feeney: Recipient Of The Forbes 400 Lifet... [Published Forbes - YouTube Channel - Jun 18 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOGWwARaviw&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Chuck Feeney: Recipient Of The Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award For Philanthropy Warren Buffett commends ...
Obama Narrative on Poverty Countered by Young T... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 01 2014]
Garland ISD in North Texas has been in the news lately. First, a district controversy unraveled with Superintendent Gary Reeves being put on administrative leave over the H-1B visa program that was reported on by Fox 4 Dallas. It led to his replacement ...
The California Endowment Teams Up with White Ho... [Published EON Consumer - Feb 27 2014]
LOS ANGELES--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Today The California Endowment in partnership with nine of America's leading foundations announced a joint effort with the White House to help America's young men of color reach their full potential in school, ...
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Children's Defense Fund and AASA Announce Partn... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 22 2014]
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