Tax Year 2018
IRS Form 990-PF
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GORDON E AND BETTY I MOORE FOUNDATION

Palo Alto, CA

Summary

Assets

$6.5B


Distributions

$333M

Contributions

$0

Grant Median

$25K

Count

1.1K

Grant Max

$10M
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Latest Tax e-Filing

2018

Published by IRS

April 2020

People

# Name Title Hours / Wk Comp ($)
1 GORDON E MOORE BOARD CHAIRMAN 4 0
2 BRUCE ALBERTS TRUSTEE 3 0
3 ROSINA BIERBAUM TRUSTEE 3 0
4 JIM GAITHER TRUSTEE 3 0
5 PAUL GRAY VICE CHAIRMAN 3 0
6 JOHN HENNESSY TRUSTEE 3 0
7 HILARY KRANE TRUSTEE 3 0
8 KRISTEN MOORE TRUSTEE 3 0
9 KATHLEEN JUSTICE-MOORE TRUSTEE 3 0
10 STEVE MOORE TRUSTEE 3 0
11 ELLEN OCHOA TRUSTEE 3 0
12 KEN SIEBEL TRUSTEE 3 0
13 EDWARD E PENHOET INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEMBER 3 0
14 KENNETH MOORE TRUSTEE, CPO SF BAY AREA & CAO 38 365,000
15 HARVEY V FINEBERG TRUSTEE & PRESIDENT 38 883,330
16 SASHA ABRAMS GEN. COUNSEL & SECRETARY 38 430,000
17 DENISE STRACK CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER 38 2,885,959
18 NILES BYRANT INVESTMENT DIRECTOR 38 1,192,146
19 ALISON BARAD INVESTMENT DIRECTOR 38 1,163,864
20 DALE KUNKEL INVESTMENT DIRECTOR 38 1,126,676
21 FELICIA CHIU INVESTMENT DIRECTOR 38 1,104,530
22 EMILY HSI INVESTMENT DIRECTOR 38 420,000

Charitable Activities

  • $3,351,167
    SEE GENERAL EXPLANATION ATTACHMENT 2
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Amount ($) Name Purpose Location Year
10,500,000 Regents of the University of California To complete the launch of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. Davis, CA 2018
9,730,741 New Venture Fund To implement the seafood collaboration for the Oceans and Seafood Markets Initiative. Washington, DC 2018
6,470,248 New Venture Fund To support a finance hub that will serve to strengthen implementation of the Conservation and Financial Markets Initiative. Washington, DC 2018
6,294,778 Nature Conservancy To implement the agriculture collaboration for the Forests and Agricultural Markets Initiative. Arlington, VA 2018
5,311,369 World Wildlife Fund Inc To implement the agriculture collaboration for the Forests and Agricultural Markets Initiative. Washington, DC 2018
5,000,000 Regents of the University of California To provide support for the Thirty Meter Telescope through the TMT International Observatory. Oakland, CA 2018
5,000,000 California Institute of Technology To provide support for the Thirty Meter Telescope through the TMT International Observatory. Pasadena, CA 2018
4,892,273 The Board of Trustees - Leland Stanford Jr Univ To develop a novel gravitational wave detector based on atomic sensors. Stanford, CA 2018
4,500,000 Pew Charitable Trusts To protect ecosystem values of Western Canada's boreal salmon watersheds. Washington, DC 2018
3,500,000 Wildlife Conservation Society To consolidate 17 conservation units (protected areas and indigenous lands) in three mosaics in Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador totaling over 11 million hectares. Bronx, NY 2018
3,000,000 World Wildlife Fund Inc To achieve the financial sustainability of 16.7 million hectares of national-level Amazon protected areas in Peru. Washington, DC 2018
3,000,000 University of Washington To support data scientists in pursuit of scientific research across the life, physical and social sciences as well as experimentation to identify the best methodologies to improve data science practice within academia. Seattle, WA 2018
2,936,534 National Wildlife Federation To implement the agriculture collaboration for the Forests and Agricultural Markets Initiative. Reston, VA 2018
2,872,799 World Business Council for Sustainable Development To implement the finance collaboration for the Conservation and Financial Markets Initiative. Geneva, SZ* 2018
2,723,937 The Board of Trustees - Leland Stanford Jr Univ To support the development of a novel revolutionary technical approach to particle accelerator design that holds the promise of expanding exploration of the physics energy frontier, enabling new table top physics, opening up attosecond science and damage-free time-resolved, molecular dynamics. Stanford, CA 2018
2,647,811 World Wildlife Fund Inc To implement the finance collaboration for the Conservation and Financial Markets Initiative. Washington, DC 2018
2,500,000 Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network To support construction of two 1.0M telescopes at Tenerife in the Canary Islands to add to the existing Las Cumbres Observatory network to provide complete coverage of the northern sky. Goleta, CA 2018
2,400,000 Water Foundation To develop and test water market mechanisms for Sustainable Groundwater Management Act implementation, and to examine the conditions under which market-based approaches are effective through rigorous monitoring, evaluation and learning. Sacramento, CA 2018
2,120,000 Massachusetts Institute of Technology In support of the construction of the Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array radio observatory, to enable studies of the early universe by observations of highly redshifted 21-centimeter emission from hydrogen atoms. Cambridge, MA 2018
2,100,000 Instituto de Pesquisas Ecologicas To increase and accelerate the consolidation status of 84 protected areas and indigenous lands, accounting for 80 million hectares in the Brazilian Amazon, and establish their resilience against deforestation and other threats. Nazare Paulista, BR* 2018
(*) Denotes foreign country