Irish American philanthropist Chuck Feeney to fund neuroscience research at Trinity

Of the $7 billion+ donated by Chuck Feeney’s Atlantic Philanthropies $1.7 billion has been gifted to Ireland. Photo by: AtlanticPhilanthropies.org The Irish American philanthropist Chuck Feeney plans on investing in Trinity College and other higher education institutions as part of his ongoing plan to give his fortune away before he dies. By the end of 2016 Atlantic Philanthropies will have donated $1.3 billion to educational, human rights and other projects in Ireland. The massive investment was a topic at a panel discussion at the Royal Irish Academy at the launch of the new book “Laying Foundations for Change,” which maps out Feeney’s astounding legacy. At Trinity the new funds will go towards the Institute of Neuroscience. Between 2001 and 2006 $14.9 million in capital funding in order to help establish…


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