This database includes grant commitments made by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and previous foundations of the Gates family (William H. Gates Foundation, Gates Library Foundation, and Gates Learning Foundation) from 1994 onward. The system includes grants only, not direct charitable contracts or Program Related Investments. Please note that this database is a dynamic system that undergoes regular updates. We encourage you to reference the foundation's 990-PFs published on the financials page for the definitive list of all individual grants.
We are committed to providing clear, timely information on our finances and grantmaking efforts. Our annual reports from 1998 to 2019 are available via links below.
A spreadsheet version of this database is available to download via the link below.
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