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

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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We can’t achieve our goals on our own. We work together with businesses, government, and nonprofits, and each partner plays a specific role in accelerating progress.
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Since January 2020, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed more than US$2 billion to the global COVID-19 response.
Our funding commitments to fight COVID-19 surpassed US $2 billion in January 2022.
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Since January 2020, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed more than US$2 billion to the global COVID-19 response.

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IG2 nets being distributed in Kadiolo, Mali.

Why the Interceptor G2 net could be a game changer for malaria eradication

Mosquitoes are developing resistance to malaria-preventing bed nets. Researchers are responding with innovative new technologies that may keep more people safe.
By Helen Jamet Deputy Director, Vector Control, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Foundation facts

For the year ended December 31, 2021. Amount in U.S. dollars.