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We are a nonprofit fighting poverty, disease, and inequity around the world.

For over 20 years, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has been committed to tackling the greatest inequities in our world.
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Read the latest stories, research, and news from across the foundation.
Daniel Boakye

Ending neglect, ending disease: River blindness in West Africa

To eliminate devastating tropical diseases, affected countries must make a serious financial commitment and donors and partners must cede ownership of programs to the people on the ground who understand what needs to be done.
By Daniel Boakye Senior Technical Advisor, END Fund
A mother waits for her 1-year-old son to receive a second dose of the measles vaccine in Dakar, Senegal.

We must remember this takeaway from the Great Recession

By Bill Gates Co-chair, Board Member, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Warren Buffett

Thank you, Warren, for your generosity

By Mark Suzman CEO, Board Member, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Foundation facts

For the Year ended December 31, 2020. Amounts in thousands of U.S. dollars. Value of Grants total represents grants only.