Tax Year 2018
IRS Form 990-PF
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BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION

Seattle, WA

Summary

Assets

$48B


Distributions

$5.7B

Contributions

$5.6B

Grant Median

$493K

Count

3.5K

Grant Max

$340M
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Latest Tax e-Filing

2018

Published by IRS

April 2020

People

# Name Title Hours / Wk Comp ($)
1 WILLIAM H GATES III TRUSTEE 25 0
2 MELINDA FRENCH GATES TRUSTEE 25 0
3 WARREN E BUFFETT TRUSTEE 1 0
4 SUSAN DESMOND-HELLMANN CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 40 1,382,100
5 WILLIAM H GATES SR CO-CHAIR 5 0
6 CHRISTOPHER ELIAS PRESIDENT, GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT 40 876,189
7 ALLAN C GOLSTON PRESIDENT, US PROGRAM 40 751,363
8 TREVOR MUNDEL PRESIDENT, GLOBAL HEALTH 40 1,025,372
9 MARK SUZMAN PRESIDENT, GLOBAL POLICY & ADVOCACY 40 882,200
10 RODGER VOORHIES PRESIDENT, GLOBAL GROWTH & OPPORTUNITY 40 719,445
11 CAROLYN AINSLIE START 1012018 CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER 40 320,227
12 CONNIE COLLINGSWORTH CHIEF BUSINESS OPERATIONS OFFICER 40 637,050
13 STEVEN JOSEPH RICE CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER 40 559,174
14 JIM BROMLEY END 622018 FORMER CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER 40 231,917
15 NICK AUSTIN DIRECTOR, PHILODENDRON, LLC 40 374,080
16 KEITH MATTHEWS DIRECTOR, PHILODENDRON, LLC 40 384,618
17 JOSEPH CERRELL MNG DR, GLOBAL POLIC 40 1,526,469
18 PAULIN BASINGA DIRECTOR, NIGERIA 40 1,387,619
19 YINUO LI DIRECTOR, CHINA PROG 40 1,394,489
20 GIRINDRE BEEHARRY SENIOR STRATEGY ADVI 40 1,338,021
21 ELIZABETH CLYMA DIRECTOR, GLOBAL DEV 40 1,028,083

Charitable Activities

  • $139,705,647
    GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT - IN-COUNTRY POLIO ERADICATION PROGRAMS; CONVENE GRANTEES TO PROMOTE COLLABORATION, IMPROVE PROGRAMS & STRENGTHEN THE GRANTEE NETWORK; SUPPLY CHAIN IMPROVEMENT STUDIES IN MULTIPLE COUNTRIES; ASSIST ORGANIZATIONS IN DEVELOPING INNOVATIVE FINANCING MECHANISMS & PRICING STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE GLOBAL ACCESS TO VACCINES, ESSENTIAL MEDICINES AND DIAGNOSITCS AND FAMILY HEALTH PRODUCTS; SUPPORT GRANTEES IN CREATING PLANS FOR INTRODUCING HEALTH CARE & VACCINATION PROGRAMS & FOR RESPONDING TO WIDESPREAD HEALTH CRISES & PANDEMICS; ASSIST IN STRENTHENING PRIMARY HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS; IMPROVE NUTRUTIONAL FOODS AND INTERVENTIONS; POLIO GPS TRACKING AND ANALYSIS; STRATEGIC PROJECT MANAGEMENT; STRATEGY SUPPORT; EVALUATION, COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY SUPPORT.
  • $90,080,997
    GLOBAL HEALTH - DISCOVERY, DEVELOPMENT, AND DELIVERY OF HIGH IMPACT GLOBAL HEALTH INTERVENTIONS. ENGAGE WITH NON-PROFIT, PUBLIC, AND COMMERCIAL PARTNERS TO IDENTIFY NOVEL PLATFORMS, PROCESSES, AND TECHNIQUES THAT ACCELERATE THE TIMELINE, REDUCE COST, AND REDUCE RISK FOR INTRODUCTION OF NEW AND AFFORDABLE VACCINES, MEDICINES, DIAGNOSTICS, AND DEVICES FOR DISEASES OF HIGH BURDEN IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD. ADVISE GLOBAL HEALTH GRANTEES IN DEVELOPING IMPACTFUL ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIES. CONVENE GLOBAL HEALTH GRANTEES TO SHARE RESEARCH FINDINGS, INNOVATIONS, AND BEST PRACTICES IN NUMEROUS AREAS OF GLOBAL HEALTH AND MEDICINE.
  • $75,882,224
    GLOBAL GROWTH & OPPORTUNITY - DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT NEW TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL INCREASE THE EFFICIENCY, EFFICACY, & AFFORDABILITY OF EMPTYING PIT LATRINES & SEPTIC TANKS; CONVENE GRANTEES TO PROMOTE COLLABORATION, IMPROVE PROGRAMS & STRENGTHEN THE GRANTEE NETWORK; SUPPORT DISCOVERY STUDIES AND DEVELOPMENT PLANS ON AGRICULTURAL VALUE CHAINS FOR LIVESTOCK & CROPS; UNDERSTANDING AND IMPROVING FINANCIAL MARKETS AND DIGITAL SERVICES IN MULTIPLE COUNTRIES; UNDERSTANDING AND DEVELOPMENT OF PATHWAYS TO ACCELERATE PROGRESS FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS; STRATEGIC PROJECT MANAGEMENT; STRATEGY SUPPORT; EVALUATION, COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY SUPPORT.
  • $53,346,729
    GLOBAL POLICY & ADVOCACY - ACTIVITIES TO CULTIVATE NEW STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS AND TO ENCOURAGE INCREASED PRIVATE FUNDING FOR GLOBAL HEALTH AND GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE US AND ABROAD; ACCELERATE PROGRESS TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS; CONVENE GRANTEES TO PROMOTE COLLABORATION, IMPROVE PROGRAMS & STRENGTHEN THE GRANTEE NETWORK; SUPPORT GRANTEES IN DEVELOPING IMPACTFUL ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES.
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Grants filter_list

Tax Year
37985 results
Amount ($) Name Purpose Location Year
340,000,000 GAVI ALLIANCE VACCINE DELIVERY Geneva, SZ* 2018
217,500,000 GLOBAL FUND TO FIGHT AIDS TUBERCULOSIS AND MALARIA THE GLOBAL FUND AND UNITAID INITIATIVES Geneva, SZ* 2018
100,000,000 ROTARY FOUNDATION OF ROTARY INTERNATIONAL THE POLIO Evanston, IL 2018
65,094,508 INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT DELIVERY OF SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE GLOBAL HEALTH; ENTERIC AND DIARRHEAL DISEASES; FAMILY PLANNING; MATERNAL, NEONATAL & CHILD HEALTH; NUTRITION; PNEUMONIA; RESEARCH AND LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES Washington, DC 2018
55,000,000 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON FOUNDATION FAMILY INTEREST GRANTMAKING Seattle, WA 2018
44,600,000 GAVI ALLIANCE POLIO Geneva, SZ* 2018
35,943,059 WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION POLIO Islamabad, PK* 2018
34,250,000 ALLIANCE FOR A GREEN REVOLUTION IN AFRICA AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT Nairobi, KE* 2018
32,768,844 WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION POLIO Abuja, NI* 2018
27,477,000 GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR TB DRUG DEVELOPMENT TUBERCULOSIS New York, NY 2018
25,094,877 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON FOUNDATION GLOBAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC AWARENESS AND ANALYSIS; RESEARCH AND LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES Seattle, WA 2018
20,000,000 MEDICINES FOR MALARIA VENTURE MALARIA Geneva Ch, SZ* 2018
20,000,000 COALITION FOR EPIDEMIC PREPAREDNESS VACCINE DEVELOPMENT Oslo, NO* 2018
19,050,609 JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY FAMILY PLANNING Baltimore, MD 2018
19,000,000 STICHTING IFLA GLOBAL LIBRARIES GLOBAL LIBRARIES The Hague, NL* 2018
19,000,000 PATH MALARIA; VACCINE DEVELOPMENT Seattle, WA 2018
18,797,907 UNITED STATES FUND FOR UNICEF POLIO New York, NY 2018
15,042,741 WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION POLIO Geneva, SZ* 2018
15,023,061 AMERICAN ONLINE GIVING FOUNDATION INC EMPLOYEE MATCHING GIFTS - FOR GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT Calgary, CA* 2018
15,000,000 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON FOUNDATION FAMILY INTEREST GRANTMAKING Seattle, WA 2018
(*) Denotes foreign country