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.

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


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

Foundation Grants and Resources


Recent News from Moore Foundation

Conservationists kick off campaign to preserve Coyote Valley
Foundation: Moore Foundation

Backed by an environmental conservation grant from the Gordon and Betty ... “The Moore Foundation grants are far-reaching in helping to achieve...more

Annual Reviews Launches Knowable Magazine
Foundation: Moore Foundation

... a philanthropic, not-for-profit grant-making institution based in New York City. Founded in 1934 as a nonprofit philanthropy, the Foundation...more

Five organizations dedicated to global good to be honored at The Tech Museum of InnovationAn ...
Foundation: Moore Foundation

4 will bring five social innovators from around the world to. ... November–June: Tech for Global Good Social Innovation Lab, “Design for All,” begins...more

Letter: Paul Donohue Jr., ECHO
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

... Fairhaven Homes, REHAU North Americas, Nino Vaghi Foundation, Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier, Allegra...more

US, Mexico reach deal to conserve Colorado River water
Foundation: Moore Foundation, International Community Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

... William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the International Community Foundation and the Water...more

Inside the Moore Foundation's Science Funding Powerhouse
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In his career as an award-winning Harvard astronomer, Robert Kirshner has seen how different streams of funding can impact a scientific...more

UCD's record-breaking fundraising year brings in $250M
Foundation: Moore Foundation

Williams' story makes up only one of the countless lives changed by philanthropy at UCD during the 2016-17 fiscal year. ... “I would like to thank our alumni and donors for pursuing their...more

Baylor, Geisinger work to improve diagnostic performance
Foundation: Moore Foundation

“I often get asked how health systems can reduce errors in diagnosis and ... This grant is part of the foundation's Patient Care Program which aims...more

Basic Science Funders Ask, "How Do We Know if Our Giving is Working?"
Foundation: Moore Foundation

This is a sticky problem in philanthropy, and one that's particularly challenging in the funding of basic science—that which is motivated by...more

Global Philanthropy Update - May 2017
Foundation: CAF America, Moore Foundation

The group hopes to explore issues like trends in philanthropic giving, ... to discuss global philanthropy and remittances and international...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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Social Entrepreneurship

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Digbeth: The New Social Enterprise Quarter
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