Pool of Funds Archives - Gates Family Foundation

News: Pool of Funds

The Gates Family Foundation board of trustees allocates pools of funds in order to prioritize major program areas, while providing staff and partners a nimble, flexible way to access these funds. This facilitates work in fast-moving program areas – such as real estate deals in our Focus Landscapes program, or the volatile local media ecosystem – as it allows the Foundation to support projects on a quicker timeframe when necessary.


Pool of Funds for SE Colorado Focus Landscape

$3,250,000 | Awarded: 2015

In 2015, the Gates Family Foundation board of trustees approved an allocation of $3,250,000 over six years (2014-2019) to advance landscape scale conservation in