Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation



The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation was established last September 2000. Their primary focus is to advance environmental conservation, scientific research, and patient care throughout the world and in San Francisco Bay Area.


The vision of the foundation is creating positive outcomes for future generations. They uphold a set of core values that directs their work; impact, integrity, disciplined approach, and collaboration.


The foundation carries out its work through awarding initiatives and program grants to individuals, organizations, and partners to make positive changes in the world.

Web Address

www.moore.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @MooreFound

Assets

$5,585,288,763 - 2010-12-31
$5,836,161,877 - 2006-12-31


Giving

$226,688,561 - 2010-12-31
$231,158,757 - 2006-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Moore Foundation


Next-gen leaders of finance step up to the sustainable investing challenge

Such impact investing competitions at business schools are stocking the impact talent pipeline. Alumni now fill positions at top impact investment firms. Investment vehicles presented at competitions...more

Matching grants open for sustainable groundfish projects
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

The New England groundish fishery is one of the priority targets of a new grants program by the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation to promote innovation in sustainable fisheries through...more

Early, Patient, Nimble Philanthropy Can Make or Break Public-Private Partnerships
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Annenberg Foundation , Campbell Foundation , Packard Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Annenberg Foundation

Stubborn but flexible philanthropy made this possible. California offers other examples of the outsized payoff for philanthropic patience and collaboration in conservation. The state passed landmark...more

Claude Moore foundation dishes out more than $1.3M in grants to Loudoun groups

The foundation, which was created by the late Loudoun resident Dr. Claude Moore, has pledged or made more than $65 million in grants to various charities since its founding in 1987. Loudoun-based...more

Where do chief investment officers come from?
Foundation: Moore Foundation

Some families and institutions will select the OCIO option (outsourced chief investment officer) and place their assets with an outside firm, but most will choose internal management. As search...more

Claude Moore Foundation Announces $1.3M in Loudoun Grants
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Claude Moore Charitable Foundation

The Claude Moore Charitable Foundation has concluded its grant cycle for 2018, awarding $1.3 million to Loudoun non-profits. The foundation was created by Dr. Claude Moore in 1987 and has made grants...more

Do Metrics Inhibit Long-Term, Philanthropic Vision?
Foundation: Moore Foundation

“A recent movement, sometimes called philanthrocapitalism or venture philanthropy, seeks to avoid complacency and lack of focus in foundation management by introducing rigorous success metrics and...more

Grants Roundup: MacArthur Gives $100 Million for Syrian Refugee Education Program
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Puerto Rico Community Foundation , San Francisco Foundation

San Francisco Foundation. $4 million to the Puerto Rico Community Foundation for the island's continuing relief efforts following Hurricane Maria. Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. $3 million to the...more

Area nonprofits receive $2 million in Day of Giving donations, matching funds
Foundation: Coastal Bend Community Foundation, Moore Foundation

Karen W. Selim, President and CEO of the Coastal Bend Community Foundation, said the fundraiser received the most matching funds this year compared with years past. "The ability to have this...more

A Foundation Looks to Better Understand How Plastic Is Polluting the Seas
Foundation: Moore Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Oak Foundation

Marine plastic pollution has been a secondary, but growing concern in the huge field of oceans philanthropy. Perhaps part of the ... One of the biggest players in this space has been charity Ellen...more

Illustrative Grants from Moore Foundation



Environmental Defense - $1,891,251

Tides Canada Foundation - $1,241,635

Renewable Resources Coalition - $1,409,100

Fundacao Bioma - $251,519

Rutgers University Foundation - $1,347,416

Amazon Conservation Team - $2,278,865

Ecotrust - $969,617

Tides Center, Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea - $710,262

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution - $927,412

Fundacao Djalma Batista - $3,471,059





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Facebook Launches ‘Donate’ Button, Gives Philanthropy New Meaning

Facebook Launches ‘Donate’ Button, Gives Philanthropy New Meaning
Facebook announces a new feature called Donate which makes it possible for anybody to give back to a...



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