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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.

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Bill Gates: Technological innovation would help solve hunger - AgriNews
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The Gates Foundation also released a map that models how climate ... who say his ideas conflict with worldwide efforts to protect the...more

The World Can't Tackle the Climate Crisis Without New Technologies - Bloomberg
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Bill Gates, co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks during the Earthshot Prize Innovation Summit in New York on...more

Bill Gates sees Gates Foundation winding down in 25 years — with Melinda French ... - GeekWire
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In a recent interview at the 2022 Forbes 400 Philanthropy Summit, Bill Gates shared that the plan is to wind down the Bill & Melinda...more

Bill and Melinda Gates Reunite for Their Charitable Foundation 1 Year After Divorce
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... together to show their commitment to their philanthropic endeavors. ... Melinda French Gates, are showing their dedication to...more

Gates Commits $100 Million To Strengthen Education Equity
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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged $100 million to help students from " marginalized communities" get an education, the Chronicle of Higher Education reports. Six organizations,...more

Gates Foundation prods UN, honors inspiration as Goalkeepers | Health | buffalonews.com
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Philanthropy Global Goals. FILE - Climate activist Vanessa Nakate of Uganda poses for a portrait in New York outside the United...more

Gates Foundation prods UN, honors inspiration as Goalkeepers | National | wandtv.com
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... Health Care Industry · Pharmaceutical Manufacturing · Philanthropy · Philanthropic Foundations · Public Health · Immunizations · Human...more

Gates Foundation prods UN, honors inspiration as Goalkeepers | The Independent
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Gates Foundation prods UN, honors inspiration as Goalkeepers. Show all 3. Philanthropy Global Goals. 1/3Gates Foundation prods...more

Queen calls for collective climate action at first-ever Earthshot Prize Innovation Summit
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AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania called for mobilising collective action and ingenuity to repair the planet, and reaffirmed the...more

This week in Coos County History | Local News | theworldlink.com
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Gates foundation grants computers to local libraries ... The grant amounts range anywhere from $2,380 for the Coos County Library Service...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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