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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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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

Wise school system expanding programs, building upgrades | News |
Foundation: Moore Foundation

... program thanks to a $500,000 grant from the Claude Moore Foundation. ... division is working on similar grants for those technology...more

New funding for fishing sustainability nonprofit Ocean Outcomes - SeafoodSource
Foundation: Moore Foundation

This includes helping one of the world's largest tuna traders, FCF, move their entire supply chain into certification,” O2 Vice President of...more

$5B conservation plan offers new approach, but faces hurdles | WIVT - NewsChannel 34
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies

O'Donnell says philanthropic groups may need to accept more risk because much ... much more funding is needed from government and philanthropy to meet...more

Bezos, Bloomberg among donors committing $5b to protect biodiversity - Mongabay
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Wyss Foundation

Nine philanthropic organizations will provide $5 billion over the next decade for conservation efforts all over the globe. Donors include the Bezos...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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Roshan, the first telecommunications company that transformed the “luxury” of a phone call in Afghanistan into an everyday convenience,  became the first-ever, certified Benefit Corporation in the Middle East.

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