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Gates Foundation offers $42 million in toilet grants

1664 days ago From Los Angeles Times   View Archived Article

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - And yet, no other innovation has done more to save lives and improve sanitation in the last 200 years, said Sylvia Mathews Burwell, president of the foundation's Global Development Program, at the AfricaSan conference in Rwanda this week. ...

Sanford Health finalizing clinics in Ghana

1665 days ago From The Seattle Times   View Archived Article

SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA - The health network based in the Dakotas had been talking with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation about a joint venture, and Sanford CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft led a delegation to Seattle earlier this year to meet with the Microsoft founder. ...

ALA Annual 2011: Gates Foundation Donates $300K to ALA Spectrum Scholarship Program

1690 days ago From Library Journal   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By Michael Kelly June 25, 2011 p>The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is investing $300000 to support the American Library Association's Spectrum Scholarship Program, designed to address the lack of diversity in the profession. ...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grants $9.7M to Colorado Legacy Foundation

1702 days ago From Denver Business Journal   View Archived Article

DENVER, COLORADO - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $9.7 million grant to the Colorado Legacy Foundation as part of an effort to boost high school graduation rates. The Colorado Legacy Foundation said it will partner with the Colorado Department of ...

Baidu, Gates foundations launch anti-smoking alliance

1704 days ago From China.org.cn   View Archived Article

BEIJING, CHINA - The Baidu Charitable Foundation (The Baidu Foundation) and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (The Gates Foundation) founded a strategic charitable alliance on Saturday, in a bid to work for a healthy, smoke-free environment both in China and ar ...

Health Organization, Gates Foundation Promote Greater Use of Vaccines

1704 days ago From Voice of America   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - Over the next 10 years, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Global Alliance on Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) hope to immunize more of the world's children against basic infectious diseases and bring down the childhood death rate. ...

UGA receives $1.6 million grant from Gates Foundation

1720 days ago From Red and Black   View Archived Article

ATHENS, GEORGIA - The University Research Foundation has received almost $1.6 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a team of researchers from the University and the US Department of Agriculture in their efforts to develop a new technology to ...

Gates Foundation awards 88 projects $100K each

1748 days ago From Bizjournals.com   View Archived Article

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded 88 proposals from around the world =97including one from a Seattle researcher working with the University of Washington =97 $100000 each to further research into health and development issues. ...

Foundations Join to Offer Online Courses for Schools

1749 days ago From New York Times   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By SAM DILLON The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest philanthropy, and the foundation associated with Pearson, the giant textbook and school technology company, announced a partnership on Wednesday to create online reading a ...

Gates Foundation spurs donations for Hillsborough school projects

1779 days ago From Tampabay.com   View Archived Article

ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA - Something like that is happening in the Hillsborough County school district, which has been urging families to take advantage of a donation by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to jump-start local giving. The district has sent out gift cards an ...

Polio battle lights up the sky

1795 days ago From Bellevue Reporter   View Archived Article

BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON - The Gates Foundation has provided more than $355 million to the Rotary Foundation's PolioPlus program in support of Rotary's hands-on efforts to eradicate polio. Local Rotary clubs across the Eastside are participating in the effort. ...

Gates Foundation Invests $10 Million in Vaccines Developer

1803 days ago From Bloomberg   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By Meg Tirrell - Fri Mar 04 13:47:47 GMT 2011 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation invested $10 million in Liquidia Technologies, a closely held biotechnology company developing vaccines, as part of a $400 million initiative to fund activities to ...

Gates Foundation works to boost food production

1808 days ago From Reuters   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - By Carey Gillam KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - Amid global unrest over food security, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said Sunday it was forging a new effort to support agricultural research projects in Africa and Asia aimed at helping sma ...

Gates Foundation to improve child vaccines in China

1815 days ago From Reuters   View Archived Article

LONDON, U K - By Tan Ee Lyn and Donny Kwok HONG KONG (Reuters) - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is helping partners in China improve child vaccines, roll out faster TB detection kits and make higher-yielding rice which it hopes can be used later in other .. ...

Nigeria can win battle against polio—Pate, NPHCDA boss

1822 days ago From Daily Sun   View Archived Article

ABUJA, NIGERIA - ... who co-chairs the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a charity that has devoted its resources to fight polio. Gates' decision to bring Nigeria to the ...

Gates Foundation supports malaria research at USF, Draper Lab

1827 days ago From Bizjournals.com   View Archived Article

TAMPA, FLORIDA - From left: Principal investigators Dr. John Adams and Dr. Dennis Kyle of USF Health are collaborating on the Gates Foundation-funded projects with Dr. ...

The Joint Effort to Eliminate Polio Once and For All

1837 days ago From iNEWP- Freedom of Speech   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates announced that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be joining British Prime Minister David Cameron in his ...

Gates Foundation gives $1mn to fight Congo polio

1858 days ago From AFP   View Archived Article

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The charitable organization set up by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda has made a grant of $1 million to UNICEF, which is working with ...

Medical charity expands into Ethiopia

1904 days ago From Bizjournals.com   View Archived Article

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA - Founded four years ago, the anesthesia charity has projects in Ecuador, Hondorus and the Dominican Republic. In May, the nonprofit raised $50000 in ...

Bill Gates' Latest Challenge: Polio

1909 days ago From BusinessWeek   View Archived Article

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - This time his charitable foundation helped broker a deal that will allow the UN to buy those new vaccines more cheaply. The Microsoft (MSFT) co-founder met ...

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