The Atlantic Philanthropies – Atlantic Insights. For Chuck Feeney, it’s simple. The joy of giving generously to help others and seeing the results is what drove him to transfer the vast majority of his fortune to The Atlantic Philanthropies in 1984. Giving While Living is an entrepreneurial approach to philanthropy by which you actively devote your money, skills and time to make a difference sooner rather than later. You can learn and make adjustments to get the biggest bang–and impact–for your buck.