Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donations made to University of Florida

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 uflorida
Websitehttp://www.ufl.edu/
Twitter usernameUF
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Florida
Instagram usernameuflorida

Full donee page for donee University of Florida

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 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2008
Animal agriculture (filter this donor) 1 5,245,736.00 5,245,736.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Nutrition (filter this donor) 1 3,497,157.25 3,497,157.25 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Global health (filter this donor) 12 1,992,800.68 0.00 79,325.78 85,305.49 -68,922.59 100,000.00 200,000.00 100,000.00 1,497,092.00
Family planning (filter this donor) 1 1,499,993.00 1,499,993.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 15 12,235,686.93 10,242,886.25 79,325.78 85,305.49 -68,922.59 100,000.00 200,000.00 100,000.00 1,497,092.00

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 (15 donations)

Amount (current USD)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
3,497,157.252017-11-27Nutrition/basic nutritionhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to improve the incomes, livelihoods and nutrition of smallholder farmers by increasing the productivity of their livestock through quality feeds and to determine the cause and mitigation strategies for environmental enteric dysfunction, a common cause of ; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected countries: Ethiopia|Burkina faso.
5,245,736.002017-11-27Animal agriculture/Livestockhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to improve the incomes, livelihoods and nutrition of smallholder farmers by increasing the productivity of their livestock through quality feeds and to determine the cause and mitigation strategies for environmental enteric dysfunction, a common cause of ; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected countries: Ethiopia|Burkina faso.
1,499,993.002017-11-02Family planninghttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to facilitate discovery, development and optimal use of the treatment to meet global health needs; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
-20,674.222015-09-23Global health/infectious disease controlhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to sponsor the 49th U.S.-Japan Joint Conference on Cholera and Other Bacterial Enteric Infections; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
50,000.002015-04-17Global health/infectious disease controlhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to improve the success and reduce associated costs of three currently independent disease elimination programs in Haiti by evaluating different integration strategies; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected countries: Haiti.
50,000.002015-04-17Global health/malariahttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to improve the success and reduce associated costs of three currently independent disease elimination programs in Haiti by evaluating different integration strategies; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected countries: Haiti.
86,900.002014-09-18Global health/infectious disease controlhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to sponsor the 49th U.S.-Japan Joint Conference on Cholera and Other Bacterial Enteric Infections; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
-163.012014-07-18Global health/Tuberculosis controlhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a non-invasive diagnostic platform for the detection of tuberculosis (TB).; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
-1,431.502014-02-10Global health/Reproductive health carehttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to introduce a clean, simple, and sharp umbilical cord cutting device made from ceramic that reduces the incidence of infection related to poor delivery hygiene in developing countries; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
-68,922.592013-05-31Global health/malariahttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop the scientific, cartographic, and economic basis for weighing the optimality of regional malaria elimination; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
100,000.002012-10-23Global health/Tuberculosis controlhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a non-invasive diagnostic platform for the detection of tuberculosis (TB).; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
100,000.002011-11-08Global health/Reproductive health carehttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to introduce a clean, simple, and sharp umbilical cord cutting device made from ceramic that reduces the incidence of infection related to poor delivery hygiene in developing countries; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
100,000.002011-04-08Global health/infectious disease controlhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a non-infectious poliovirus vaccine using encapsidated replicons or mature empty capsids that retain full immunogenicity.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
100,000.002010-09-30Global health/infectious disease controlhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop a dry powder pulmonary surfactant formulation for the treatment of respiratory distress syndrome in newborns; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
1,497,092.002008-10-17Global health/malariahttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to develop the scientific, cartographic, and economic basis for weighing the optimality of regional malaria elimination; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.