Health Donations & Investments from Billionaires

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Total contributed: $35.8 billion

Centers for Disease Control Foundation

~$25 milliondonated via Centers for Disease Control Foundation

St. Joseph’s Villa

St. Joseph’s Villa is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and youth reach their potential. Their program includes education, mental health services, counseling, career and transi... read more

~1.3 million USDdonated via Bezos Day One Fund

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people's health and giving them the chance to lift them... read more

$31 billiondonated via Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Planned Parenthood

Delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.

~427 million USDdonated via Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation

COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization

In response to COVID-19, One Acre Fund, supported by the Emerson Collective, is mobilizing its network of 8,000 trusted rural staff and over 100,000 volunteers to deliver critical farming supplies ... read more

Unknown amount was donated 2 months ago via Emerson Collective

Medical Resources for Covid-19

The foundation run by renowned businessman Carlos Slim has announced that it will donate 1 billion pesos (US $41 million) for medical resources and public health education to help mitigate the spre... read more

$41 milliondonated 3 months ago via The Carlos Slim Foundation

New York City's Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence

"To support the Mayor’s Officer to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV). Supports domestic violence survivors who need a capital injection to ensure their safety and stability during COV... read more

$161.8kdonated 3 months ago via Start Small Fund

HIV Testing Services

Supports the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance (GAIA) Community-Based HIV Testing Services to work with mobile clinics to manage the anticipated spread of COVID-19 in the Mulanje and Phalombe distric... read more

$33kdonated 3 months ago via Start Small Fund

GoFundMe

America’s Food Fund was launched by Leonardo DiCaprio, Laurene Powell Jobs and Apple, along with the Ford Foundation. With the increasing rate of food insecurity in the US, their mission is to hel... read more

~3 million USDdonated 3 months ago via Emerson Collective

PM CARES Fund

Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) today announced a donation of Rs. 500 crore to PM CARES Fund in response to the call by the Prime Minister to support the nation’s fight against the Corona virus onslaught.

~66 million USDdonated 3 months ago via Reliance Foundation

COVID Relief

Ballmer Group pledge $15 million to help communities in Seattle, Southeast Michigan, and Los Angeles for COVID-19 relief.

~$15 milliondonated 3 months ago via Ballmer Group

Los Angeles Unified School District

Will be used to provide meals and urgent supplies to students and families.

~$250kdonated 3 months ago via Ballmer Group

Coronavirus Global Response Initiative

The new $40 million global initiative will support immediate action to prevent or slow the spread of COVID-19 in vulnerable low- and middle-income countries. Bloomberg Philanthropies will partner w... read more

$40 milliondonated 3 months ago via Bloomberg Philanthropies

Local Hospitals in China

284k USDdonated 4 months ago

Seattle Foundation - COVID-19 Response Fund

Steve Ballmer and Connie Ballmer from Ballmer Group along with others donate with total of $9 million to the COVID-19 Response Fund housed at Seattle Foundation that will help fund organizations th... read more

~$3 milliondonated 4 months ago via Ballmer Group

COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator

The money will be used to identify potential treatments for COVID-19, accelerate their development, and prepare for the manufacture of millions of doses for use worldwide.

~$125 milliondonated 4 months ago

Karius

Karius is a life sciences company focused on generating genomic insights for infectious diseases with a non-invasive tests that helps clinicians make rapid treatment decisions.

$165 millioninvested 4 months ago via SoftBank Vision Fund

Chinese Red Cross Foundation

LVMH announced that it would donate $2.3M to Chinese Red Cross Foundation to help with shortage of medical supplies in Wuhan.

~2.2 million USDdonated 5 months ago via LVMH Foundation

Benefits Data Trust

Benefits Data Trust, a nonprofit that helps people live their more independent and healthier lives by creating smarter ways to access public benefits and services has received a five-year $5 millio... read more

$5 millioninvested 6 months ago via Ballmer Group

University of California, San Francisco

UC San Francisco has received gift totaling $35 million from Marc and Lynne Benioff to establish the UCSF Benioff Initiative for Prostate Cancer Research in support of research focused on the cause... read more

$35 milliondonated 9 months ago

Radiology AI Lab(RAIL) at John Hopkins University

Alvin Liu, MD and Mathias Unberath, PhD, were awarded a $200,000 grant from the Emerson Collective Cancer Research Fund to further their work in retinal imaging deep learning. The project seeks to... read more

200k USDdonated 10 months ago via Emerson Collective

Vaping Industry Oversight

New York’s former mayor has committed $160 million to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid a series of efforts designed to increase oversight of the industry.

$160 milliondonated 10 months ago via Bloomberg Philanthropies

Stanford Microbiome Therapies Initiative

Stanford is launching a new effort to harness the communities of microbes inhabiting human's bodies in developing new therapies for debilitating diseases named Stanford Microbiome Therapies Initiat... read more

$10 milliondonated a year ago

UCSF Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine

A gift of $25 million from Marc and Lynne Benioff will help establishing a new UCSF Benioff Center for Microbiome Medicine focused on investigations of the microbiome early in human life and how it... read more

$25 milliondonated a year ago

$3.6B to Five Foundations

The donation is split amongst the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation, Sherwood Foundation, Howard G. Buffett Foundation and NoVo Foundation.

~$3.6 billiondonated a year ago via Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Brian Grant Foundation

General support - BRIAN GRANT FOUNDATION 650 NE HOLLADAY STREET SUITE 1600

$25kdonated a year ago via Brian Grant Foundation

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership serves the northwest Ohio area and provides programs in education, meals to home-bound elderly, transportation, and housing support. They help low-income re... read more

~1.3 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Coburn Place

Coburn Place offers support services and housing options to survivors of intimate partner violence in Midtown Indianapolis. Coburn Place has a residential housing program for survivors to voluntary... read more

~1.3 million USDdonated a year ago

ForKids

ForKids provides emergency shelter relief to families and children throughout 14 cities and counties in southeast Virginia. In additon, ForKids provides services for housing stability, educational ... read more

~2.5 million USDdonated a year ago

Mary’s Place Seattle

Mary’s Place Seattle provides access to emergency shelters for those experiencing homelessness as well as assistance with finding permanent housing solutions. Their programs include employment serv... read more

~5 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Lafayette Transitional Housing Center

LTHC Homeless Services (formerly Lafayette Transitional Housing Center) helps families, veterans, and individuals find permanent housing through various programs and partnerships. The Rapid Re-Hous... read more

~1.3 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Covenant House New York

Covenant House New York offers a variety of support services, housing, and health and wellness. Support services include youth development, vocational training, educational support, anti-human traf... read more

~5 million USDdonated a year ago

MIFA

MIFA offer services to seniors through a variety of programs that include Meals on Wheels, senior companion, monitoring of long-term care facilities. They also serve families through emergency serv... read more

~5 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

St. Joseph Center

St. Joseph Center provides services through case management, food pantries, re-entry services for recently incarcerated, mental health and substance use disorders, and education and vocational trai... read more

~5 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

HOPE Services Hawaii

HOPE Services Hawaii provides housing support through emergency shelters, diversion for permanent housing, and financial management services. The outreach program assists people experiencing homele... read more

~2.8 million USDdonated a year ago via Bezos Day One Fund

Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan

Goodwill Industries of Northern Michigan serves people experiencing homelessness and food insecurity through their Food Rescue, Goodwill Inn and Meal Services program.

~1.3 million USDdonated a year ago

UC Davis

Ellison was so impressed by orthopaedic surgeon Michael W. Chapman after an elbow reconstruction in the 90s, he donated $5 million to UC Davis for the foundation of the Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulato... read more

5 million USDdonated 2 years ago

One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty.

Unknown amount was donated 2 years ago via The Larry Ellison Foundation

UCSF Benioff Cihldren's Hospital Oakland

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland has received $15 million gift from Lynne and Marc Benioff to address the acute shortage of mental health services for children and adolescents in Oakland an... read more

$15 milliondonated 2 years ago

Seattle Children’s Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic

Supporting the expansion of the new Odessa Brown Children's Clinic that serves children from lower-income families and communities that traditionally struggle to stay healthy, regardless of a fami... read more

$20 milliondonated 2 years ago via Ballmer Group
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