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Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

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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
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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