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


Philanthropy Funds Market Growth Analysis,Size,Insight,Share And Outlook By 2027 - Vox Bikol
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

Complete study of the global Philanthropy Funds market is carried out by the analysts in this report, taking into consideration key factors...more

Documents show Bill Gates has given $319 million to media outlets to promote his global agenda
Foundation: Gates Foundation

After sorting through over 30,000 individual grants, MintPress can reveal that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has made over...more

The Consulting Firm Billionaires Turn to When They Give Away Money - The New York Times
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Among them were the Center for Effective Philanthropy, ... Bridgespan may not be a household name but its reach in philanthropic circles...more

Philanthropy Funds Market 2021-2025 SWOT Analysis (Impact of COVID-19) with ... - Energy Siren
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

“A compartmentalised and structurally organized research study on the global Philanthropy Funds market aims on unveiling the complexities of...more

Gates Foundation to invest up to $90M in vaccine maker Inventprise - The Business Journals
Foundation: Gates Foundation

The nonprofit provided more than $5.8 billion in grant support last year, according to the foundation, through more than 2,130...more

Game-changing air conditioning startup wins startup competition at VERGE 21 | Greenbiz
Foundation: Gates Foundation

From supply chain logistics to toilet water reuse, a diverse set of startups offered creative solutions for the climate...more

Gates Foundation to grant $50 mn for innovation in low, middle-income nations - The Indian Express
Foundation: Gates Foundation

The Grand Challenges Global Call to Action is a 10-year initiative that will prioritise grants to scientists from low-income and...more

Philanthropy Funds Market Overview by Advance Technology, Trend and Future Outlook 2026
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust, Lilly Endowment, Open Society Foundations

The Philanthropy Funds research offers a thorough examination of the market, including insightful insights, historical data,...more

COP26 updates: Bill Gates' Breakthrough Energy, Gates Foundation and Amazon tout climate efforts
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Gates shared his news at the COP26 World Leaders Summit Accelerating Clean Technology Innovation and Deployment event. One of my top priorities...more

At COP26, climate threats to smallholder farmers drive new investments in CGIAR research ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation

English News and Press Release on World and 6 other countries about Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment and more; published on 02 Nov...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



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