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.

Foundation Grants and Resources


Recent News from Gates Foundation

Impact Tulsa wins grant from Gates Foundation to help students finish school during COVID-19
Foundation: Gates Foundation

“This grant will fund a continuation and expansion of work Impact Tulsa is already doing with local districts to address chronic absenteeism and to...more

Global Philanthropy Funds Market Size, Share, Types, Products, Trends, Growth, Applications and ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

The latest Philanthropy Funds market report offers a detailed analysis of growth driving factors, challenges, and opportunities that will govern...more

'Women should see their careers as channel to serve and make impact'
Foundation: Gates Foundation

She has successfully executed projects for Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, African Philanthropy Forum, Fountain of Life Church, the...more

Bill Gates, the Virus and the Quest to Vaccinate the World
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation

By September, the foundation had doubled its commitment. ... So far, it has pulled in only $3.6 billion in funding for research, manufacturing...more

Innovation in Myanmar: 4 Organizations Reducing Poverty
Foundation: Gates Foundation

This demonstrates that innovation in Myanmar is a real possibility and will likely ... Innovation also includes improvement for the economic potential of ... development goals like rural development,...more

Angela Jerabek Receives Social Entrepreneur Of The Year Award
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Each year, the Donald McNeely Center for Entrepreneurship celebrates influential and successful alumni of the College of Saint Benedict and...more

Duke Awarded $4.5 Million to Advance Global Research Technologies in Sanitation, Public Health
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Duke University has received a $4.5 million grant to support the ... Disease (WaSH-AID) received the grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation...more

India's richest are giving away more
Foundation: Gates Foundation

... amount of philanthropic donations made by the top 112 richest in the country, according to the recently released EdelGive Hurun India...more

FAMU President Robinson Moderates Corporate Philanthropy Panel Discussion
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Corporations are stepping up their philanthropy to historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the wake of protests for social justice...more

Philanthropy Funds Market to Boom in near Future by 2026 Scrutinized in New Research with Key ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

A recently introduced Global Philanthropy Funds Market report includes factors such as size, growth, share, industry trends and project its growth...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


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