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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.

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Global Research on Philanthropy Funds Market With Carnegie Foundation for ... - The Nelson Post
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

The Global Philanthropy Funds market explores a comprehensive study on various segments like opportunities, size, development, innovation, sales,...more

African health startups inspire $7m innovator support programme - TechCity
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Salient's report, titled 'Innovations in Digitising Distribution of Health Products', highlights more than 80 healthtech innovators in...more

Innovators get $7 million dollar investment to scale up health products distribution
Foundation: Gates Foundation

A Salient Advisory, a HealthTech Consultancy firm's market intelligence report, launched recently indicates that 69 per cent of...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Predicts Favorable Growth during 2022 – 2028 - High Timber Times
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

The research study discusses the global Philanthropy Funds market's industry segmentation, business climate, up-and-coming companies,...more

WHO, others inaugurate fund to support 60 firms - Punch Newspapers
Foundation: Gates Foundation

The Director, Africa, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Cheikh Oumar, noted that African health innovators had shown increasing capacity...more

Bill Gates Still Moved By Tears By Warren Buffett Philanthropy: Here's How Many Berkshire ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation

One of the most philanthropic billionaires of all time is Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE: BRK-A)(NYSE: BRK-B) CEO Warren...more

Classy Collaborative 2022: What to Expect from the Nonprofit-Focused Event
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Also on June 15, the event will host a discussion about building a technology stack that can maximize workflow management within an organization,...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Global Forecast Analysis 2022-2028 | Wellcome Trust, Lilly ... - Xaralite
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

Thus, in this competitive and uncertain Philanthropy Funds market, gaining industrial insights into each segment of the market is essential to...more

D4GX 2022 India Empowerment Challenge - Apply Now! - fundsforNGOs
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Winners will receive a design grant of INR 10 lakhs each. ... Minor Foundation for Major Challenges Small and Large Grants...more

Philanthropy Funds Professional Market Comprehensive Insights 2022-2028 - The Short Pass
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

The report analysts have incorporated global research approach and rigorous methodologies to provide a strong Philanthropy Funds Professional...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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Stemming from a Kickstarter campaign, a recycled water bottle roof would provide shelter for disaster victims in light of the recent devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.




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