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We work with partners around the world and at home in the San Francisco Bay Area to create enduring impact in these program areas.

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Environmental Conservation

Our Environmental Conservation Program balances long-term conservation with sustainable use. We protect critical ecosystems. We establish models for collaboration that can be replicated and expanded around the globe. And we seek to create lasting change in how land, freshwater and coastal marine ecosystems are managed.


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Patient Care

Our Patient Care Program aims to eliminate preventable harms and unnecessary health care costs by meaningfully engaging patients and their families within a redesigned, supportive health care system. We believe that an integrated, systematic approach is needed to address the pervasive harms affecting patient and families today.


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Our Science Program invests in the development of new technologies, supports the world’s top research scientists and brings together new—often groundbreaking—scientific partnerships. Our passion for discovery reflects that of our founders, Gordon and Betty Moore.


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San Francisco Bay Area

Gordon and Betty Moore are committed to giving back to the place that they call home—the San Francisco Bay Area. Their decision to support land conservation and science and technology learning museums reflects how their family values the environment and prioritizes a commitment to excite people about science.


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Courtesy of Rob Buelteman/POST - Pigeon Point Lighthouse