The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is based in the USA and is reported to hold assets valued at more than $34.6bn. The Foundation was setup by the Gates family with profits from their ownership of technology giant Microsoft and has grown to have an annual healthcare budget bigger than the World HealthOrganization.
The Foundation supports innovative projects around the world that are working to solve some of the worlds most pressing healthcare problems such as HIV / AIDS, Polio and Malaria. Its plans for the future include targeting 150m of the worlds poorest farming families in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia to raise themselves out of poverty. The Foundation releases regular calls for proposalsthat invite NGOs to collaborate and deliver interventions. For more information and check on the latest available opportunities click here.