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

Pine Emerges as the First Major Bitcoin Philanthropist

Pine Emerges as the First Major Bitcoin Philanthropist

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin has attracted a great deal of media attention in recent months, largely due to its incredible rise in value. Toward the end of 2017, the Bitcoin market had a total value in excess of $50 billion, which caused some countries to begin creating moratoriums on exchanges and initial coin offering funding. In…

Starting Over with the New Life Program at Jericho Road Ministries

Starting Over with the New Life Program at Jericho Road Ministries

In operation for 20 years, Jericho Road Ministries provides a wide range of services for people in need. Over the years, the organization has continued to expand its programming to meet the changing needs of the Brooksville, Florida, community and help as many individuals as possible. The organization offers temporary shelter programs for families, as…

7 Surprising Philanthropy Trends to Watch for in 2018

7 Surprising Philanthropy Trends to Watch for in 2018

The field of philanthropy has changed a great deal over the past couple of decades. Whereas major foundations once dominated giving, individuals are now making bigger contributions, due in part to the increasing number of billionaires in the early 2000s. Most recently, things have begun to change at an exponential rate, with many social issues…

2017 a Landmark Year for Philanthropic Giving

2017 a Landmark Year for Philanthropic Giving

The year 2017 was a landmark one for the philanthropic community, with several gifts made in excess of $1 billion. Data from The Chronicle of Philanthropy show that 2017 was the best year for giving in the last decade. The 10 biggest gifts of the year collectively totaled more than $10 billion, which is more…

5 of the Most Common Perceived Boundaries to Charitable Giving

5 of the Most Common Perceived Boundaries to Charitable Giving

People may have a number of reasons why they choose not to donate to charity. While this is a personal choice that each person has to make, many of the barriers to giving that people perceive are not actually insurmountable, and some of them result from simple misconceptions. In reality, everyone can make a difference…

Spotlight – How FamilyLife Helps People Reach Out to Others

Spotlight – How FamilyLife Helps People Reach Out to Others

Founded in 1976, FamilyLife provides Bible-based help for marriages and family relationships. Over the years, the organization has created a wide range of programs to support people at different stages of their life and offer biblical guidance on some of the most difficult situations we face with our loved ones. Some of the key programs…

How Can Philanthropy Help with America’s Opioid Crisis?

How Can Philanthropy Help with America’s Opioid Crisis?

Philanthropy has a potential to address a number of serious problems, from shifting demands on the American workforce to the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. Very recently, individuals have begun exploring how philanthropy could help one of the most serious problems facing the United States today, the opioid crisis. Calling Attention to the Problem of Opioid Abuse…

The 4 Primary Goals of World Vision International’s Fight against AIDS

The 4 Primary Goals of World Vision International’s Fight against AIDS

World Vision International (WVI) works diligently on behalf of children in need across the globe. The founders of the organization believed that no children should live in poverty, so they have launched a number of programs to provide services to refugees, hungry children, and youth facing life-threatening medical issues. One of the main focuses of…

Major Philanthropists Team Up to Form New Fund

In November, leading philanthropist Bill Gates and his wife Melinda joined Jeff Skoll to announce the creation of Co-Impact, a philanthropic venture. The collaborative will pool the resources of many philanthropists to make a concerted impact in developing parts of the world. To start, Co-Impact will invest $500 million in initiatives that focus on improving…

5 Surprising Insights about the Nation’s Top Philanthropists

5 Surprising Insights about the Nation’s Top Philanthropists

Over the course of nearly two centuries, philanthropy has increased significantly in the United States. The number of private foundations that have been established since 2000 is now nearly on par with the previous century. In addition to foundations, donor-advised funds have become increasingly popular and have largely changed the landscape of the field of…