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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Prioritizing gender equality can help us build back stronger from COVID-19

Prioritizing gender equality can help us build back stronger from COVID-19. Here’s how.

The pandemic has affected millions around the world, with women among the hardest hit. As economies rebuild, new data show that when we prioritize solutions that help women, all people benefit.

Helping farmers adapt to the new normal: A Q&A with Rodger Voorhies

Rodger Voorhies, president of the foundation’s Global Growth & Opportunity Division, discusses efforts to help farmers adapt to climate change in countries that are already being affected by rising temperatures.
By Rodger Voorhies President, Global Growth & Opportunity, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Woman receiving vaccination from health care worker

Why we're giving $250 million more to fight COVID-19

The next phase in the fight against the pandemic is beginning: Will the science developed in 2020 benefit everyone in 2021?
By Mark Suzman Chief Executive Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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For the Year ended December 31, 2019. Amounts in thousands of U.S. dollars. Value of Grants total represents grants only.