Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Overview

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is located in Seattle, WA. The organization was established in 2007. According to its NTEE classification (T22) the organization is classified as: Private Independent Foundations, under the broad grouping of Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations and related organizations. This organization is an independent organization and not affiliated with a larger national or regional group of organizations.

For the year ending 12/2019, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation generated $5.9b in total revenue. This represents relatively stable growth, over the past 5 years the organization has increased revenue by an average of 4.2% each year. All expenses for the organization totaled $5.3b during the year ending 12/2019. You can explore the organizations financials more deeply in the financial statements section below.

Since 2014, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded 33,264 individual grants totaling $53,158,215,399. If you would like to learn more about the grant giving history of this organization, scroll down to the grant profile section of this page.

Mission & Program ActivityExcerpts From the 990PF Filing

TAX YEAR

2019

Describe the Organization's Program Activity:

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GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT - IN-COUNTRY POLIO ERADICATION PROGRAMS; CONVENE GRANTEES TO PROMOTE COLLABORATION, IMPROVE PROGRAMS & STRENGTHEN THE GRANTEE NETWORK; SUPPLY CHAIN IMPROVEMENT STUDIES IN MULTIPLE COUNTRIES; ASSIST ORGANIZATIONS IN DEVELOPING INNOVATIVE FINANCING MECHANISMS & PRICING STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE GLOBAL ACCESS TO VACCINES, ESSENTIAL MEDICINES AND DIAGNOSITCS AND FAMILY HEALTH PRODUCTS; SUPPORT GRANTEES IN CREATING PLANS FOR INTRODUCING HEALTH CARE & VACCINATION PROGRAMS & FOR RESPONDING TO WIDESPREAD HEALTH CRISES & PANDEMICS; ASSIST IN STRENTHENING PRIMARY HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS; IMPROVE NUTRUTIONAL FOODS AND INTERVENTIONS; POLIO GPS TRACKING AND ANALYSIS; STRATEGIC PROJECT MANAGEMENT; STRATEGY SUPPORT; EVALUATION, COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY SUPPORT.


GLOBAL HEALTH - DISCOVERY, DEVELOPMENT, AND DELIVERY OF HIGH IMPACT GLOBAL HEALTH INTERVENTIONS. ENGAGE WITH NON-PROFIT, PUBLIC, AND COMMERCIAL PARTNERS TO IDENTIFY NOVEL PLATFORMS, PROCESSES, AND TECHNIQUES THAT ACCELERATE THE TIMELINE, REDUCE COST, AND REDUCE RISK FOR INTRODUCTION OF NEW AND AFFORDABLE VACCINES, MEDICINES, DIAGNOSTICS, AND DEVICES FOR DISEASES OF HIGH BURDEN IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD. ADVISE GLOBAL HEALTH GRANTEES IN DEVELOPING IMPACTFUL ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIES. CONVENE GLOBAL HEALTH GRANTEES TO SHARE RESEARCH FINDINGS, INNOVATIONS, AND BEST PRACTICES IN NUMEROUS AREAS OF GLOBAL HEALTH AND MEDICINE.


GLOBAL GROWTH & OPPORTUNITY - DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT NEW TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL INCREASE THE EFFICIENCY, EFFICACY, & AFFORDABILITY OF EMPTYING PIT LATRINES & SEPTIC TANKS; CONVENE GRANTEES TO PROMOTE COLLABORATION, IMPROVE PROGRAMS & STRENGTHEN THE GRANTEE NETWORK; SUPPORT DISCOVERY STUDIES AND DEVELOPMENT PLANS ON AGRICULTURAL VALUE CHAINS FOR LIVESTOCK & CROPS; UNDERSTANDING AND IMPROVING FINANCIAL MARKETS AND DIGITAL SERVICES IN MULTIPLE COUNTRIES; UNDERSTANDING AND DEVELOPMENT OF PATHWAYS TO ACCELERATE PROGRESS FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS; STRATEGIC PROJECT MANAGEMENT; STRATEGY SUPPORT; EVALUATION, COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY SUPPORT.


GLOBAL POLICY & ADVOCACY - ACTIVITIES TO CULTIVATE NEW STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS AND TO ENCOURAGE INCREASED PRIVATE FUNDING FOR GLOBAL HEALTH AND GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE US AND ABROAD; ACCELERATE PROGRESS TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS; CONVENE GRANTEES TO PROMOTE COLLABORATION, IMPROVE PROGRAMS & STRENGTHEN THE GRANTEE NETWORK; SUPPORT GRANTEES IN DEVELOPING IMPACTFUL ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES.


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Vendor Name (Service)Compensation
Slalom Llc
$15,423,705
Riz Consulting
$25,014,122
Ehealth Africa
$17,061,079
Mcking Consulting Corporation
$17,138,880
Research Triangle Institute
$10,258,664
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Financial Statements

Statement of Revenue
Contributions, Gifts, Grants & Similar $5,861,673,446
Interest on Savings $379,571
Dividends & Interest $0
Net Rental Income$0
Net Gain on Sale of Assets -$7,500,060
Capital Gain Net Income $0
Net ST Capital Gain $0
Income Modifications $0
Profit on Inventory Sales $0
Other Income $5,546,080
Total Revenue $5,860,099,037

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grants Awarded

Over the last fiscal year, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded $7,354,479,343 in support to 4,740 organizations.

Grant RecipientAmount

GAVI ALLIANCE

PURPOSE: VACCINE DELIVERY

$315,000,000

ROTARY FOUNDATION OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL THE

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Evanston, IL

PURPOSE: POLIO

$300,000,000

GLOBAL FUND TO FIGHT AIDS TUBERCULOSIS AND MALARIA THE

PURPOSE: GLOBAL FUND AND UNITAID INITIATIVES

$190,822,250

Atlanta, GA

PURPOSE: DISCOVERY AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCES; ENTERIC AND DIARRHEAL DISEASES; MALARIA; MATERNAL, NEONATAL AND CHILD HEALTH; MNCH DISCOVERY AND TOOLS; NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES; PNEUMONIA; VACCINE DEVELOPMENT

$152,350,000

ROTARY FOUNDATION OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL THE

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Evanston, IL

PURPOSE: POLIO

$100,000,000

GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA THE

PURPOSE: GLOBAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC AWARENESS AND ANALYSIS

$75,000,000
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grants Recieved

Over the last fiscal year, we have identified 2 grants that Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has recieved totaling $90,622.

Awarding OrganizationAmount
Bergerson Family Foundation

Wayzata, MN

PURPOSE: GENERAL CHARITABLE PURPOSES

$80,622
Rosenfeld Rumford Steckler Family Foundation Inc

Chevy Chase, MD

PURPOSE: EDUCATIONAL & TRAINING PROGRAM

$10,000
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Peer Organizations

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