Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation



The foundation was founded on December 1994 and was first named as the William H. Gates Foundation. The main focus of the foundation were global health and community needs in the Pacific North west.


In October 2006, the foundation created two trust structure called Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation which distributes grant money, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust which manages endowment assets.



The foundation believes that every life has an equal value. They work to help all people lead a healthy life. In developing countries, they focus on the improvement of people's health and lifting them out of hunger and poverty. In the United States, they seek to ensure that people have access to opportunities that would lead them to succeed in school and in life.


Web Address

www.gatesfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/billmelindagatesfoundation

Twitter - @gatesfoundation

YouTube - www.youtube.com/gatesfoundation

Flickr - www.flickr.com/photos/gatesfoundation

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - www.gatesfoundation.org/FileReturn.aspx?returntype=rss&feed=all

Assets

$34,640,123,000 - 2011-12-31
$38,921,022,000 - 2007-12-31


Giving

$4,963,286,000 - 2011-12-31
$2,011,675,000 - 2007-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Gates Foundation


For Melinda Gates, heartbreak motivates philanthropy
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Melinda Gates, 54, is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the largest private foundation in the world. She is the author of the...more

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A recent study of a science grant application process at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation found male applicants received higher scores...more

Why Men Got Picked Over Women in a Blind Review of Science Grants
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Why Men Got Picked Over Women in a Blind Review of Science Grants ... out grants of between $100,000 and $1 million in the field of global...more

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A recent study of a science grant application process at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation found male applicants received higher scores...more

Women helping women on the Kitsap Peninsula
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Kitsap Community Foundation

We seek to use philanthropy to empower women and ultimately create social changes that benefit everyone. Our grants process is very...more

Gates Foundation funds UIC solar-powered water treatment project in Kenya
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Newswise — The University of Illinois at Chicago has received a $100,000 grant from Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative of the...more

Powerful Men Backing Feminism: Obama and Bill Surprise Melinda
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We cannot achieve the gender equality we're after unless men contribute to feminist philanthropy. Gates' nod to Melinda's book is more than just...more

New Gates-funded commission aims to put a value on a college education
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If Congress listens to the commission, it could become harder for students majoring in the liberal arts or humanities to secure a federal loan or...more

Encouraging philanthropic engagement that is transparent and accountable
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Collecting data on philanthropy has long been perceived as challenging as systems for monitoring philanthropic investments were often...more

Healthcare And Social Assistance Market Research Report 2019| Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ...
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Players in the Global Healthcare And Social Assistance Market are consistently taking a stab at modernization. Innovation is being looked for...more

Illustrative Grants from Gates Foundation



United Way of King County - $1,500,000

University of California Berkeley Foundation - $250,000

Education Writers Association - $960,962

Business-Higher Education Forum - $910,000

Higher Education Policy Institute - $5,384,226

Center For Law And Social Policy - $400,000

Building Changes - $750,000

Building Changes - $5,383,920

Washington Low Income Housing Alliance - $335,508

MDRC - $13,000,000





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