Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

private foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) is a non-profit organisation that donates money to fight diseases and poverty. It was founded by Bill Gates, the founder and previous CEO of Microsoft and his wife Melinda Gates.

Front building in Seattle

The money comes from the billions of dollars Bill Gates earned from Microsoft.[1]


  1. "Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation". Archived from the original on 2010-10-26. Retrieved 2011-08-10.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)