Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Founding Year: 2000

Staff: 88

Budget: $ 372m

 Harvey V. Fineberg (President)

It was established to “create positive outcomes for future generations” by fostering “path-breaking scientific discovery, environmental conservation, patient care improvements and preservation of the special character of the Bay Area.” The foundation is willing to “take risks and make long-term and relatively large commitments” in order to “undertake challenges unaccessible to other organizations.” It tackles “important issues at a scale where it hopes to make significant and measurable impacts.”

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Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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