Supporting higher education to help “pay forward” the opportunities that Chuck Feeney received—support to students, professors, scientists, doctors, patients, researchers and the many others who benefit—is the basis of most every Atlantic capital project.
United States by the Numbers
"It's not just bricks and mortar, it's the kind of transformation that goes on within the buildings, in the context between faculty and students, and among students. Those are the things that matter." – Frank H.T. Rhodes, President Emeritus, Cornell University
43 Capital Projects
$1.1 Billion Granted
While Chuck Feeney’s name is not on a single building on Cornell’s campus, his imprint is everywhere.
The applied science and engineering campus will rival Silicon Valley, in large part because Atlantic kick-started the first phase of construction with a $350 million grant.
Atlantic has supported three major buildings, including the James H. Clark Center for Biomedical Engineering and Sciences—home to Stanford Bio-X, which brings together 700 medical sciences and engineering faculty members for groundbreaking collaborative research.
“The healing power of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay extends beyond the hospitals’ walls, as clinicians and researchers work side by side to accelerate medical breakthroughs and transform the delivery of health care,” said Sam Hawgood, MBBS, UCSF chancellor.
New since book publication: To promote racial equity, Atlantic supported the creation of the nation's first public museum on the African-American experience and the country’s racial history. Photo: NMAAHC