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Events

Bill Gates established a foundation for the charitable disbursement of much of his wealth in 1994

1994

We targeted $200 million for the Gates Library Foundation.

1997

In February: we endowed a new foundation, the Gates Learning Foundation.

1999

In August : the three foundations were folded into one, under the name the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

1999

Our endowment had reached $21.8 billion. 

2000

The United Nation Sets Eradication Goals

2000

Our library work goes global (Chile, Mexico, Botswana, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, Ukraine, Poland, Bulgaria, and Vietnam.)

2005

In June: Warren Buffett pledged to give the foundation approximately 10 million Berkshire Hathaway Class B shares and bec

2006