The New Recruits in Moore’s Huge Data Program – Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence – Inside Philanthropy

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has a highly influential science program, giving big money to a spread of topics that includes earthquake detection, quantum materials, and marine microbiology. Oh, and the foundation is also building the world’s most powerful telescope in Hawaii, a project that it says “has the potential to transform the study of the universe.”


This is an extremely active field right now in research and particularly in science philanthropy, as we try to catch up with the rapidly expanding body of information in everything from genomics to economics. Moore kicked off its five-year, $60 million program with a bang by establishing with the Sloan Foundation a $37.8 million partnership with three universities, forming a hub for academics harnessing data. 

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