Tax Year 2017
IRS Form 990-PF
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GORDON E AND BETTY I MOORE FOUNDATION

Palo Alto, CA

Summary

Assets

$6.9B

Grant Median

$10K

Grant Max

$16M

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Latest Tax Filing

2017

Published by IRS

February 2019

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 KRISTEN MOORE TRUSTEE 3 0
8 KATHLEEN JUSTICE-MOORE TRUSTEE 3 0
9 STEVE MOORE TRUSTEE 3 0
10 KEN SIEBEL TRUSTEE 3 0
11 EDWARD E PENHOET INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEMBER 1 0
12 KENNETH MOORE TRUSTEE, CPO SF BAY AREA & CAO 38 335,000
13 HARVEY V FINEBERG TRUSTEE & PRESIDENT 38 773,250
14 SASHA ABRAMS GEN. COUNSEL & SECRETARY 38 336,520
15 DENISE STRACK CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER 38 2,564,427
16 ALISON BARAD INVESTMENT DIRECTOR 38 1,127,574
17 NILES BRYANT INVESTMENT DIRECTOR 38 1,124,293
18 DALE KUNKEL INVESTMENT DIRECTOR 38 1,093,798
19 FELICIA CHIU INVESTMENT DIRECTOR 38 1,087,484
20 EMILY HSI INVESTMENT DIRECTOR 38 419,674

Charitable Activities

No Charitable Activities listed on Form 990-PF Part IX-A

Grants filter_list

Tax Year
7645 results
Amount ($) Name Purpose Location Year
New Venture Fund Washington, DC To implement the seafood collaboration for the Oceans and Seafood Markets Initiative. 16,019,259
Regents of the University of California Davis, CA To complete the launch of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. 9,500,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc Washington, DC To implement the agriculture collaboration for the Forests and Agricultural Markets Initiative. 5,170,974
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junio Stanford, CA 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. 5,134,099
Regents of the University of California Oakland, CA To provide support for the Thirty Meter Telescope through the TMT International Observatory. 5,000,000
California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA To provide support for the Thirty Meter Telescope through the TMT International Observatory. 5,000,000
World Wildlife Fund Inc Washington, DC To implement the finance collaboration for the Conservation and Financial Markets Initiative. 4,585,511
Nature Conservancy Arlington, VA To implement the agriculture collaboration for the Forests and Agricultural Markets Initiative. 4,262,712
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junio Stanford, CA In support of a collaboration among Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Friedrich-Alexander University (Germany) and the Technology University of Delft (Netherlands) to continue development of a prototype quantum electron microscope that uses quantum physics to image biological samples with greatly reduced damage. 4,000,000
Regents of the University of California Berkeley, CA In support of a collaboration among the University of California, Berkeley, Imperial College London, Purdue University and the University of California, San Diego to continue development of a prototype microscope that uses metamaterials that interact directly with the electromagnetic nature of light to enable imaging with resolution and speed that surpasses current light microscopes. 4,000,000
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Ashburn, VA In support of an expanded five year project that will increase the number and diversity of biologists who have access to the unique state-of-the-art optical imaging microscopes that have been developed at Janelia Farm years before they are commercially available. 3,498,000
Pew Charitable Trusts Washington, DC To protect ecosystem values of Western Canada's boreal salmon watersheds. 3,000,000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA In support of the construction of the Hydrogen Epoch of Reionization Array (HERA) radio observatory, to enable studies of the early universe by observations of highly redshifted 21-centimeter emission from hydrogen atoms. 2,780,000
Ceres Inc Boston, MA To implement the finance collaboration for the Conservation and Financial Markets Initiative. 2,755,046
Tides Canada Foundation Vancouver, CA* To support implementation of the Marine Planning Partnership (MaPP) ocean plan to protect the marine environment, create opportunities for sustainable economic development, and support the well-being of coastal communities. 2,700,000
World Business Council for Sustainable Development Geneva, SZ* To implement the finance collaboration for the Conservation and Financial Markets Initiative. 2,584,210
Regents of the University of California Davis, CA To support the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing to launch the Family Caregiving Institute to support health and wellbeing for persons with chronic and serious illness, and their family and caregivers. 2,500,000
Save the Redwoods League San Francisco, CA To support permanent protection of the McApin Ranch in Sonoma County, the largest unprotected old-growth redwood forest remaining. 2,300,000
New Venture Fund Washington, DC For efforts to sustain wild salmon systems in Alaska and the communities that depend upon them. 2,300,000
Instituto de Pesquisas Ecologicas Nazare Paulista, BR* 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. 2,281,000
(*) Denotes foreign country

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