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It's important to us to be available to our partners, potential grantees, and the public. Please use the following contact information to connect with the office or department that can best meet your needs.

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Mailing Address 
PO Box 23350
Seattle, WA 98102

Headquarters (Physical Address)
500 Fifth Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 709-3100

East Coast Office
Washington, D.C.
1300 I (Eye) St NW
Suite 200 E
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 662-8130

Europe and Middle East Office (Mailing Address)
62 Buckingham Gate
+44 (0) 207 798 6500 

China Office
1901 Tower B, Ping An International Financial Center
No. 1-3 Xinyuan South Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing, 100027, China

India Office
Capital Court
5th Floor
Olof Palme Marg
Munirka, Delhi

South Africa Office
4th Floor The Firs
c/o Regus
Corner Cradock & Biermann Avenue
Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel.: 27 11 759 4179

Ethiopia Office
c/o ILRI Compound
Bole Sub City
Kebele 12/13,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel: 251 11 617 2750

Nigeria Office
43 Agadez Crescent off Aminu Kano Crescent
Wuse II District, Abuja
Federal Capitol Territory
Tel: 234 9 462 8410

Media Inquiries
(206) 709-3400

Note:If you are a member of the news media, please use the phone number or email address above to leave a detailed message. Include your name, press affiliation, phone number, questions, and deadline.

Grant Inquiries
(206) 709-3140
Visit our Grant Seekers section for more information.

Reporting Scams
Visit our Reporting Scams page for information about correspondence claiming to be from, or associated with, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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