The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people – especially those with the fewest resources – have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Click here to view interview of by Fortune of Sylvia Mathews, president of the Global Development Program.
Howard G. Buffett Foundation, a private foundation that primarily supports agricultural development and clean water delivery in rural areas, focused in Africa and Central America.