History of GF in Education

Events

William H. Gates Foundation

Approx. 1994

Gates Library Foundation

Approx. 1997

Gates Learning Foundation

1999

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation formed

January, 2000

$350 million commitment to launch our education programm

Approx. 2000

United Nation Millenium Declaration

September, 2000

Our library work goes global

2005

Warren Buffett joins the Foundation

2006

$290 million in four communities across the U.S

2009

$45 million in research to identify multiple measures of effectiveness

2009

$20 million to launch of Next Generation Learning Challenges

2010

US$25 million for a new Information Science building at Cornell University

2012

Over $34 Million to Help Improve Teacher Preparation Programs

2015

Official Agenda for Sustainable Development

September, 2015

$80 Million Commitment To Close Gender Data Gaps

2016