Eugene Chrinian

Eugene Chrinian

Eugene Chrinian and his wife Donna have always believed in the responsibility of helping people and supporting the organizations who have a positive influence in the world. This bond has been a strengthening force in their relationship and a motivating factor in the work they each do.Relationship Strength through Service In the early years of… Continue Reading

This Is What Makes Collaborative Philanthropy an Effective Approach

This Is What Makes Collaborative Philanthropy an Effective Approach

Philanthropists are continually seeking out ways to make their giving more effective, from creating unique giving structures to working closer with the communities being assisted. One of the oldest strategies for increasing impact is collaboration, which is evident in large community organizations like United Way Worldwide. In recent years, the number of independent funder collaboratives…

This Is How American Philanthropy Can Renew Democratic Values

This Is How American Philanthropy Can Renew Democratic Values

Divisiveness in the American public has slowed important conversations that are necessary for addressing social issues.

WWP Investigates Ramifications of Toxic Exposures in the Military

WWP Investigates Ramifications of Toxic Exposures in the Military

With rising numbers of deaths from rare cancers among veterans, more data about potential toxic exposures is needed.

WFG Pushes for Participatory Grantmaking Among Young Women

WFG Pushes for Participatory Grantmaking Among Young Women

A global collection of funders, WFG provides unrestricted grants to girls and young women working in their own communities.

What You Need to Know about the Band-Aid Philanthropy Debate

What You Need to Know about the Band-Aid Philanthropy Debate

In recent years, so-called “band-aid philanthropy” has gotten flack, yet it continues to serve an important purpose for people in need.

What You Need to Know about Native Americans in Philanthropy

What You Need to Know about Native Americans in Philanthropy

Native Americans in Philanthropy is a network that strives to increase attention paid to Native communities by donors.

7 of the Wounded Warrior Project’s Top Legislative Priorities for 2019

7 of the Wounded Warrior Project’s Top Legislative Priorities for 2019

A WWP executive appeared before Congress in March 2019 to advocate for wounded warriors and discuss their changing needs.

How Liberatory Philanthropy Could Change Institutional Giving

How Liberatory Philanthropy Could Change Institutional Giving

More people are pushing for foundations to become larger direct investors in social change and economic liberation.

The Potential for Big-Bet Philanthropy to Drive Social Change

The Potential for Big-Bet Philanthropy to Drive Social Change

Across the world, the number of billionaires has grown exponentially in the past few decades. In 1993, only about 300 people had hit the billionaire mark, but there are now more than 2,200 people worth at least a billion dollars. Collectively, their worth adds up to more than $9 trillion. One of the biggest effects…

Spotlight on the Challenge of Modernizing Institutional Giving

Spotlight on the Challenge of Modernizing Institutional Giving

Institutional giving has long been steeped in tradition. These three suggestions can drive modernization.