Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donations made to IntraHealth International

This is an online portal with information on donations that were announced publicly (or have been shared with permission) that were of interest to Vipul Naik. The git repository with the code for this portal, as well as all the underlying data, is available on GitHub. All payment amounts are in current United States dollars (USD). The repository of donations is being seeded with an initial collation by Issa Rice as well as continued contributions from him (see his commits and the contract work page listing all financially compensated contributions to the site) but all responsibility for errors and inaccuracies belongs to Vipul Naik. Current data is preliminary and has not been completely vetted and normalized; if sharing a link to this site or any page on this site, please include the caveat that the data is preliminary (if you want to share without including caveats, please check with Vipul Naik). We expect to have completed the first round of development by the end of December 2019. See the about page for more details. Also of interest: pageview data on analytics.vipulnaik.com, tutorial in README, request for feedback to EA Forum.

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Basic donor information

ItemValue
Country United States
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_%26_Melinda_Gates_Foundation
Best overview URLhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_%26_Melinda_Gates_Foundation
Facebook username gatesfoundation
LinkedIn username bill-&-melinda-gates-foundation
Websitehttps://www.gatesfoundation.org/
Donations URLhttps://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/Quick-Links/Grants-Database
Twitter usernamegatesfoundation
Page on philosophy informing donationshttps://www.gatesfoundation.org/What-We-Do
Grant application process pagehttps://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Grantseeker-FAQ
Regularity with which donor updates donations datacontinuous updates
Regularity with which Donations List Website updates donations data (after donor update)irregular
Lag with which donor updates donations datamonths
Lag with which Donations List Website updates donations data (after donor update)years
Data entry method on Donations List WebsiteSQL insertion commands generated by script https://github.com/riceissa/gates-foundation-iati-processing

Brief history: The Gates Foundation launched in 2000, with precursors starting in the 1990s, financed by the personal wealth of co-founder Bill Gates from Microsoft. Starting 2005, it scaled up its giving significantly after a large funding commitment from Warren Buffett

Brief notes on broad donor philosophy and major focus areas: See https://www.gatesfoundation.org/Who-We-Are/General-Information/Foundation-Factsheet for the grantmaking areas. The four grantmaking areas are the Global Development Program, Global Health Program, Global Policy and Advocacy, and United States Program. Within the United States Program the focus is on K-12 education, the Internet, and emergency relief

Notes on grant publication logistics: Although the Gates Foundation has a grants database on its website, as well as individual grant pages for every grant, we use the IATI data instead, because it can be processed programmatically (the data on the site does not allow for full data download or easy programmatic processing). This leads to a few problems: first, IATI data does not include grants made in the United States, since it focuses on development assistance (DA) spending. Second, IATI data is updated more infrequently. Third, it may sometimes omit some information that is present in the grants database

Full donor page for donor Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Basic donee information

ItemValue
Country
Facebook page IntraHealth
Websitehttp://www.intrahealth.org
Twitter usernameIntraHealth
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IntraHealth_International
Tumblr subdomainintrahealth

Full donee page for donee IntraHealth International

Donation amounts by cause area and year

If you hover over a cell for a given cause area and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.

Note: Cause area classification used here may not match that used by donor for all cases.

Cause area Number of donations Total 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2009
Family planning (filter this donor) 11 30,182,802.00 3,618,278.00 3,281,679.00 1,600,000.00 7,000,000.00 4,683,017.00 0.00 9,999,828.00
Global health (filter this donor) 5 8,641,770.75 3,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 262,292.00 843,902.00 4,035,576.75
Nutrition (filter this donor) 1 1,750,000.00 1,750,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 17 40,574,572.75 8,868,278.00 3,281,679.00 1,600,000.00 7,000,000.00 4,945,309.00 843,902.00 14,035,404.75

Graph of spending by cause area and year (incremental, not cumulative)

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Graph of spending by cause area and year (cumulative)

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Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (17 donations)

Amount (current USD)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
1,750,000.002017-11-02Family planninghttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support all nine Ouagadougou Partnership countries to achieve their national goals for family planning, preventable maternal and child deaths, and maternal nutrition and infant and young child feeding practices; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara; affected countries: Burkina faso.
1,750,000.002017-11-02Global health/basic health carehttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support all nine Ouagadougou Partnership countries to achieve their national goals for family planning, preventable maternal and child deaths, and maternal nutrition and infant and young child feeding practices; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara; affected countries: Burkina faso.
1,750,000.002017-11-02Global health/Reproductive health carehttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support all nine Ouagadougou Partnership countries to achieve their national goals for family planning, preventable maternal and child deaths, and maternal nutrition and infant and young child feeding practices; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara; affected countries: Burkina faso.
1,750,000.002017-11-02Nutrition/basic nutritionhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support all nine Ouagadougou Partnership countries to achieve their national goals for family planning, preventable maternal and child deaths, and maternal nutrition and infant and young child feeding practices; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara; affected countries: Burkina faso.
-393,445.002017-05-12Family planninghttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to strengthen the Ouagadougou Partnership (OP) Coordination Unit to serve as a communication hub among countries and donors, provide technical support for national plan updates and monitoring, organize study tours for cross-country learning and disseminat; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara; affected countries: Senegal|Burkina faso|Benin|Côte d'ivoire|Guinea|Mali|Mauritania|Niger (the).
393,445.002017-05-12Family planninghttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support the Ouagadougou Partnership’s efforts to increase access to and utilization of family planning information and services in Francophone West Africa; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara.
1,868,278.002017-01-27Family planninghttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support work with the Ministry of Health and Social Action to scale up implementation of an Informed Push Model for contraceptives throughout Senegal to contribute to an increased contraceptive prevalence rate; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected countries: Senegal.
3,281,679.002016-08-19Family planninghttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support the Ouagadougou Partnership’s efforts to increase access to and utilization of family planning information and services in Francophone West Africa; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara.
1,500,000.002015-10-30Family planninghttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to strengthen the leadership of the Senegal Ministry of Health and Social Action (MOHSA) and improve its ability to implement and manage the performance of the national Family Planning program; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected countries: Senegal.
100,000.002015-09-16Family planninghttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to strengthen the Ouagadougou Partnership (OP) Coordination Unit to serve as a communication hub among countries and donors, provide technical support for national plan updates and monitoring, organize study tours for cross-country learning and disseminat; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara; affected countries: Senegal|Burkina faso|Benin|Côte d'ivoire|Guinea|Mali|Mauritania|Niger (the).
2,000,000.002014-11-14Family planninghttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to strengthen the Ouagadougou Partnership (OP) Coordination Unit to serve as a communication hub among countries and donors, provide technical support for national plan updates and monitoring, organize study tours for cross-country learning and disseminat; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara; affected countries: Senegal|Burkina faso|Benin|Côte d'ivoire|Guinea|Mali|Mauritania|Niger (the).
5,000,000.002014-07-23Family planninghttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop cost effective integrated interventions for increased contraceptive prevalence rates (CPR) among the urban poor in Senegal; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected countries: Senegal.
262,292.002013-10-11Global health/Reproductive health carehttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support a 30-month effort by the Frontline Health Workers Coalition to encourage the US government to adopt and implement an evidence-based strategy that will expand access to qualified, supported and empowered frontline health workers; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
4,683,017.002013-08-29Family planninghttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support work with the Ministry of Health and Social Action to scale up implementation of an Informed Push Model for contraceptives throughout Senegal to contribute to an increased contraceptive prevalence rate; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected countries: Senegal.
843,902.002012-07-27Global health/Reproductive health carehttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support a 30-month effort by the Frontline Health Workers Coalition to encourage the US government to adopt and implement an evidence-based strategy that will expand access to qualified, supported and empowered frontline health workers; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
4,035,576.752009-11-13Global health/Reproductive health carehttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to learn how to best implement cost-effective packages of maternal and newborn care in Uttar Pradesh, India building on the National Rural Health Mission; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected countries: India.
9,999,828.002009-11-13Family planninghttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop cost effective integrated interventions for increased contraceptive prevalence rates (CPR) among the urban poor in Senegal; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected countries: Senegal.