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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$5,836,161,877 - 2006-12-31


$226,688,561 - 2010-12-31
$231,158,757 - 2006-12-31

Foundation Grants and Resources


Recent News from Moore Foundation

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

'Dark Money' Behind Publicly Funded Abortion Push
Foundation: Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation , Gates Foundation, Moore Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Wyss Foundation

"The line between philanthropy and political advocacy at Arabella is blurry indeed," ... to the Arabella's stated mission of "philanthropy and impact investing. ... such large and...more

Secretive 'harbor master' steers Colorado River campaign
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

When asked who funds his project, Tucker listed five foundations. Those foundations' grant databases showed that his campaign has received at...more

GCSO receives grants for tasers, updated dispatch system
Foundation: Moore Foundation

The Foundation provides grants to local law enforcement agencies to fund programs or special equipment, which may not be available through...more

ECRI Institute Receives $2.4 Million Clinical Excellence Grant
Foundation: Moore Foundation

1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute announces a $2.4 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to ensure that the...more

Mason Moore Foundation to support MT emergency service programs with calendar sales
Foundation: Moore Foundation

Foundation money will be used to assist Montana emergency service programs through grants. Reporting by Chet Layman for MTN...more

The Moore Foundation Doubles Down on Support for Quantum Materials
Foundation: Moore Foundation

“The Moore Foundation's Science Program is an example of the impact private philanthropy can have in funding basic scientific research,” said...more

Forests and indigenous rights land $459M commitment
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Moore Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Christensen Fund, Packard Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, United Nations Foundation

A group of 17 philanthropic foundations has committed nearly half a billion dollars in support of land-based ... “And so we in philanthropy must step...more

'Generous gifts': What is UC Berkeley's endowment fund?
Foundation: Moore Foundation

When students think of UC Berkeley's funding, their minds often jump to tuition — but among its various revenue streams, such as federal and state grants, the campus's largest and most stable...more