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  1. Gates Foundation awards $50 million to Stanford vaccine discovery

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    Fri, 30 Jan 2015

    SEATTLE, Jan 30 (Reuters) - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said on Friday it had awarded Stanford University a $50 million grant to accelerate vaccine development efforts for the world's most deadly diseases, including AIDS and malaria.

  2. Gates foundation sees huge gains against disease, poverty by 2030

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    Thu, 22 Jan 2015

    NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Worldwide child deaths will be halved over the next 15 years, polio, guinea worm and river blindness will be eradicated, and there will be a single-dose cure for malaria.

  3. Buffett's Succession Plan Should Have Little Downside

    Video Reports

    Tue, 30 Apr 2013

    into that role, there is also the argument that Bill Gates could potentially fill that position because of the amount of Berkshire stock that's in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation , and the fact that he has been on the board

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    Howard doesn't meld into that role, there is also the argument that Bill Gates could potentially fill that position because of the amount of Berkshire stock that's in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation , and the fact that he has been on the board for a number of years now and pretty much knows Berkshire as
  4. The New Philanthropists: More Sophisticated, More Demanding – and Younger

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    Thu, 25 Apr 2013

    president and CEO of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, says that in the work they ..... retirement age to start thinking about philanthropy , but are making it a much more meaningful part of ..... Warren Buffett and Microsoft founder Bill Gates to their foundations. “Their two acts ..... sees broader societal changes giving philanthropy a larger presence in business school. “I think

  5. Paying It Forward

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    Wed, 31 Oct 2012

    Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college. A public agenda report for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation . Based on survey of a nationally representative sample of 614 22- to 30-year-olds. 2 Source: www

  6. Bill Gates' foundation puts money on solar-powered toilet

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    Tue, 14 Aug 2012

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Bill Gates is betting the toilet of the future for the developing world will be solar powered.

  7. Mr.Buffett's real net worth??

    Commentary

    Fri, 6 Apr 2012

    billionaires list prepared by leading US magazine, Conde Nast Portfolio. He has edged past his friend and software czar Bill Gates , who is at the second spot. The billionaires have been ranked on the basis of the magazine's Generosity Index which ranks billionaires' philanthropy relative to their wealth. No 1: Warren Buffet Age: 78 Company: Berkshire Hathaway Net worth: $ 52 billion Donations

  8. How to Give Money Away

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    Fri, 16 Mar 2012

    philanthropist and funded some 3,000 libraries. Microsoft’s Bill Gatesfoundation has given billions to enhancing health care and reducing ..... Charity Navigator (201) 818-1288 American Institute of Philanthropy (773) 529-2300 BBB Wise Giving Alliance (703) 276

  9. Bill Gates's philanthropy costs him richest-man title

    Headlines

    Tue, 8 Mar 2011

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bill Gates didn't lose his title as the world's richest man last year; he gave it away by plowing billions into his charitable foundation, experts say.

  10. Bill Gates' philanthropy costs him richest-man title

    Headlines

    Mon, 7 Mar 2011

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bill Gates didn't lose his title as the world's richest man last year; he gave it away by plowing billions into his charitable foundation, experts say.

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