Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

"The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation was established in September 2000, by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore and his wife Betty. The Foundation grew rapidly from its establishment in 2000 and currently employs more than 80 people, manages over $5 billion of assets, and has an annual operating budget of approximately $26 million. The Foundation intends to pay out at least five percent of its endowment annually, which equates to an annual grant budget of approximately $200 million" from the Foundation website (link).

A listing of Moore grants is here;

The Moore Foundation has provided over $9 million to the Environmental Defense Fund (link), Over $3 million to the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (link), over $13 million to Oregon State University (Jane Lubchenco, NOAA head, was on the faculty (link), almost $15 million to the Resources Legacy Fund/Foundation (link) and over $11 million to Tides Canada.