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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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Recent News from Moore Foundation

ASU expands fashion program, embraces legacy of Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
Foundation: Moore Foundation

“Leveraging FIDM's and ASU's expertise and innovation around fashion and the creative industries will create significantly enhanced...more

Trust in Science Has Eroded Since the Pandemic Began. How Should Philanthropy Respond?
Foundation: Moore Foundation

As the pandemic enters its third year, the United States is facing a pathogen as dangerous as any airborne microbe: declining confidence...more

Pathbreaking Groundwater Research - CleanTechnica
Foundation: Moore Foundation

At Berkeley Law's Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE), protecting existing resources while exploring innovative solutions for...more

Initiative To Help Unlock $3 Trillion For Climate, Nature
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, United Nations Foundation, Open Society Foundations

"We are at a tipping point in our efforts to put the planet back on track to meet our climate ambitions," Klaus Schwab, executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, says. "To reach the speed...more

At Wef, New Initiative to Help Unlock $3Trn Needed Yearly for Climate Change Launched
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Open Society Foundations

"To reach the speed and scale required to heal the Earth's systems, we need to unlock not only private capital and government funds, but also the philanthropy sector as a truly catalytic force to...more

Foundations, major donors tackle nation's nursing shortage - Midland Daily News
Foundation: AARP Foundation, Moore Foundation, Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

To curb the loss of nurses, foundations have adopted a number of strategies. Some grants have gone to scholarships so nurses can graduate from...more

Foundations, major donors tackle nation's nursing shortage | Crain's Detroit Business
Foundation: AARP Foundation, Moore Foundation, Duke Endowment, Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Chronicle of Philanthropy/ Associated Press ... Philanthropic pledges announced this year to help nurses and the nursing profession...more

FAMU-FSU Professor Will Study Superfluid Helium with $1.25M Grant From Gordon and ...
Foundation: Moore Foundation

FAMU-FSU Associate Professor of mechanical engineering Wei Guo studies received a $1.25 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore...more

Lafayette Civic Cup Award 2022: Nominations open until Sept. 30 - The Daily Advertiser
Foundation: Moore Foundation

... Lafayette Civic Cup, honoring service-minded, philanthropic person ... Lafayette thrives because of people who believe in philanthropy...more

BC nurse scientist receives fellowship in leadership, innovation - Boston College
Foundation: Moore Foundation

... for a Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators, ... alter care delivery, or design a new solution to advance...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

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Bernhard Schroeder, Director at the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center, San Diego State University, shares four mission-driven for-profit companies that are changing the social entrepreneurship landscape.

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