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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

LC control no.no2002076950
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingBill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Variant(s)Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Gates Foundation
See alsoFounding person of corporate body: Gates, Bill, 1955-
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Founding person of corporate body: Gates, Melinda, 1964-
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Beginning date2000
Found inStaying connected, 2002: t.p. (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
The New York Times, Bill Gates Sr., who guided billionaire son's philanthropy, dies at 94, September 15, 2020, viewed online September 16, 2020 (in 1994 Bill Gates, Sr. offered to help his son, Microsoft founder Bill Gates Jr., with requests for money; Bill Jr. set aside $100 to open the William H. Gates Foundation, with Bill Sr. writing the checks; Bill Gates Sr. managed the foundation over the next 13 years; in 2000 Bill Gates and his wife combined three family foundations and donated $5 billion in stock to create successor charity, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, with them and his father as co-chairs and his father still manager; by 2008 Bill Gates Jr. began working full-time at the foundation and his father's role began to diminish)
Associated languageeng