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The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation is an American foundation established by Intel co-founder Gordon E. Moore and his wife Betty I. Moore in September 2000[1] to support scientific discovery, environmental conservation, patient care improvements and preservation of the character of the Bay Area.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Moore Foundation Logo
Founded2000; 19 years ago (2000)
FounderGordon E. Moore and Betty I. Moore
FocusEnvironmental conservation
Patient Care
San Francisco Bay Area
Key people
Harvey V. Fineberg, President
$315 million (annual, 2016)
Endowment$6.4 billion

As outlined in the Statement of Founder's Intent,[2] the foundation's aim is to tackle large, important issues at a scale where it can achieve significant and measurable impacts.

Funded projectsEdit



Data-driven discoveryEdit

Moore-Sloan Data Science Environments[8]Edit

  • UC Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS)[9]
  • NYU Center for Data Science[10]
  • UW eScience Institute[11]

Other (standalone) ProjectsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ About Us: Financial Information Archived 2013-08-27 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Statement of Founders' Intent".
  3. ^
  4. ^ "Home - Center for Ocean Solutions".
  5. ^ "$6M for UC Berkeley and Cal Poly to expand and enhance open-source software for scientific computing and data science". Retrieved 13 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Bringing Julia from beta to 1.0 to support data-intensive, scientific computing". Retrieved 17 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Data Carpentry". Data Carpentry.
  8. ^ "Moore-Sloan Data Science Environments". MSDSE.
  9. ^ "Berkeley Institute for Data Science". Berkeley Institute for Data Science.
  10. ^ "Center for Data Science - New York University". NYU Center for Data Science.
  11. ^ Howe, Bill. "Home". eScience Institute.
  12. ^ "ASAPbio – Accelerating Science and Publication in Biology". ASAPbio.

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