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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

SEATTLE, WA

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
4,400,000,000
Total number of grants awarded
1,469
This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.
EIN 56-2618866
Name in IRS Master File BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION
Street Address PO BOX 23350
City, State, Zip SEATTLE, WA 98102-0650
NTEE Code T22
NTEE Classification Private Independent Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Private non-operating foundation
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 2007
Asset Amount $51,830,224,097
Income Amount $5,431,242,297
Form 990 Revenue Amount $0
Latest Form 990 Return December, 2017
Filing Requirement Required to file form 990-PF
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
EIN 56-2618866
Name in IRS Master File BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION
Address PO BOX 23350
SEATTLE, WA 98102-0650
NTEE Code T22
NTEE Classification Private Independent Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Private non-operating foundation
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 2007
Asset Amount $51,830,224,097
Income Amount $5,431,242,297
Form 990 Revenue Amount $0
Latest Form 990 Return December, 2017
Filing Requirement Required to file form 990-PF
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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