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.


Web Address

www.gatesfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/billmelindagatesfoundation

Twitter - @gatesfoundation

YouTube - www.youtube.com/gatesfoundation

Flickr - www.flickr.com/photos/gatesfoundation

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - www.gatesfoundation.org/FileReturn.aspx?returntype=rss&feed=all

Assets

$34,640,123,000 - 2011-12-31
$38,921,022,000 - 2007-12-31


Giving

$4,963,286,000 - 2011-12-31
$2,011,675,000 - 2007-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Gates Foundation


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Bill Gates: “Our values do change what gets funded in this economy”
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Philanthropy Funds market set to touch double digit cagr : Smithsonian Institution, Open Society ...
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Orbis Research Delivers Key insights on the Global Philanthropy Funds Market in a new report titled “Philanthropy Funds Market: Global...more

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Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

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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



Social Enterprise Network Sites



During the Global Green Growth Forum in Copenhagen, World Resources Institute (WRI) announced the launch of a process to develop a global standard for measuring food loss and waste.




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Edited by: Michael Saunders

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