The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) and is classified as a private foundation under Section 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.
We are committed to ensuring that activities and operations of the foundation fully comply with the law and satisfy the highest ethical standards. The actions of our trustees and staff are guided by the following key policies, among others:
Our Statement of Founders' Intent underscores the importance of evidence-based decision making and measuring the impact of our work. The foundation is committed to sharing what we learn with the fields in which we work and support expansion of knowledge in the philanthropic.