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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Twitter - @MooreFound

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Recent News from Moore Foundation

Moore Foundation Offers More Relief After Hurricane Dorian
Foundation: Moore Foundation

#THE Moore Bahamas Foundation has announced new grants for Hurricane Dorian relief and recovery, bringing contributions thus far to more...more

Building Wildfire Resilience in the West: The Convergence of COVID-19 and Wildfire
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Sierra Health Foundation

... communities and first responders; Clarify how philanthropic capital can kickstart/scale solutions and opportunities for public-private...more

Cameron Foundation awards $1.13M in local grants
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Cameron Foundation

Petersburg-based The Cameron Foundation announced Tuesday it has awarded $1.13 million in grants to 24 nonprofit organizations in...more

Coronavirus pandemic spurring collaboration among Atlanta's nonprofits
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Moore Foundation

The best example is the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and the United Way of Greater Atlanta. The two regional organizations created...more

Claude Moore Foundation Completes 2020 Grant Distributions
Foundation: Moore Foundation

•Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties – $452,000. •ECHO – $105,000. •INMED Partnerships for Children –...more

From Buffett to Bloomberg: The 25 Philanthropists In America Making The Biggest Donations
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Nike, Robertson Foundation, Walton Family Foundation, Open Society Foundations

In recent years, some of the world's richest have increased their giving, but many are bulking up their foundations rather than making grants...more

ECRI Institute Hires Award-winning Development Executive Michelle Gollapalli

... in helping organizations achieve their missions through philanthropic partnerships," says Marcus Schabacker, MD, ... Social Sharing: @ECRI_Institute hires Michelle Gollapalli to lead...more

Exposing the Canadian oil sector's victim complex
Foundation: Moore Foundation

Myth 7: Land and marine conservation grants from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation are a hidden part of anti-pipeline efforts. The Gordon...more

Stanford physicists funded to pursue 'tabletop' physics experiments
Foundation: Moore Foundation

The Moore Foundation grants will fund three projects: Two are experimental and will focus on developing new technologies for detecting dark...more

Claude Moore Grants $25K To Loudoun Literacy
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Claude Moore Charitable Foundation

The grant follows a separate $60,000 grant from the Claude Moore Foundation in early 2019, a $10,000 grant from the Community Foundation...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


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

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution-$927,412

Fundacao Djalma Batista-$3,471,059

Social Enterprise Network Sites

Meticulon, a project of Autism Calgary Association in partnership with the federal government and the Sinneave Family Foundation, operates as a social enterprise that renders high-tech services provided by people with autism, leveraging their natural abilities at requiring attention to detail, repetition, and sequencing.

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