Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) was established in 2000 by Bill and Melinda Gates to enhance healthcare, reduce extreme poverty, and expand educational opportunities and access to information technology around the world. The foundation supports all countries in the areas of healthcare, education, and poverty alleviation.

At a Glance

Cumulative Project-Specific Cofinancing

$3.5 million


Cumulative Trust Funds Contribution

$19 million


The BMGF donates to the Sanitation Financing Partnership Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility, which was created in 2013. The fund aims to leverage more than $28 million in investments from ADB to expand non-sewered sanitation and septage management solutions across Asia.

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