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


Gates Foundation to spend $120 mil on access for COVID-19 pill - Japan Today
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Philanthropy-Gates-COVID-Drug Bill Gates Photo: AP file health. Gates Foundation to spend $120 mil on access for COVID-19...more

Covid Updates: F.D.A. Authorizes Moderna and J.&J. Boosters and Mix-and-Match Strategy
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Ahmad Karimi, the director of the Fakhravac vaccine program, ... Pediatricians and psychiatrists declare a national emergency in youth...more

Covid-19 Live Updates: Latest News on Boosters, Vaccines, Kids
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Boosters and Mix-and-Match Strategy ... of the commission investigating the government's management of the Covid-19 pandemic at the Federal...more

Covid Live Updates: F.D.A. Authorizes Moderna and J.&J. Boosters and Mix-and-Match Strategy
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The agency's independent vaccine committee is set to vote Tuesday to ... issue new rules that will govern a mandatory vaccination program for...more

Gates Foundation commits up to $120M to support access to new COVID-19 pill
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The new funding from the Gates Foundation will support the development and manufacture of generic versions of the molnupiravir. The foundation,...more

Sientra® And Mission Plasticos Launch Reshaping Lives: Full Circle™ A Philanthropic Initiative For Women Living In Poverty In America
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Reshaping Lives: Full Circle will provide post-mastectomy reconstructive breast surgery to women in need of...more

UK PM announces £9.7bn in foreign investment as Global Investment Summit kicks off
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Opening the summit, Johnson hailed free market capitalism for the creation of the COVID-19 vaccine. "Innovation, capitalism, and a strong...more

Emirates News Agency - Pearl Initiative's engagement with 300 philanthropists highlights ...
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Under the Governance in Philanthropy programme, more than 300 Gulf-based philanthropists, philanthropic advisors, private wealth owners and...more

India needs innovations, more awareness: Bill Gates on climate action | Exclusive - SCIENCE News
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Q: Do you see your ability to foresee things as a gift or a challenge? Well, certainly, a gift. I feel very lucky I get to work on innovative new things....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



Social Enterprise Network Sites


Beam is a UK-based social enterprise was launched in November 2017 and has so far helped more than 400 people achieve their potential with crowdfunding of more than $2 million.




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