Foundation commonly refers to:
- Foundation (engineering), the lowest and supporting layer of a structure
- Foundation (non-profit), a type of organization
Foundation may also refer to:
Other articles related to "foundation":
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... The Bill Melinda Gates Foundation (B MGF or the Gates Foundation) is the largest transparently operated private foundation in the world, founded by Bill and Melinda Gates ... The primary aims of the foundation are, globally, to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty, and in America, to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology ... The foundation, based in Seattle, Washington, is controlled by its three trustees Bill Gates, Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett ...
... worth of US$62 billion as of April 16, 2008) pledged to give the foundation approximately 10 million Berkshire Hathaway Class B shares spread over multiple years through annual ... Buffett set conditions so that these contributions do not simply increase the foundation's endowment, but effectively work as a matching contribution ... Buffett gave the foundation two years to abide by the third requirement." The Gates Foundation received 5% (500,000) of the shares in July 2006 and will ...
... Genetics developing a rigorous theoretical foundation for living organisms as "anticipatory systems" Rosen believed that the contemporary model of physics - which he thought to be based on an outdated ... By proposing a sound theoretical foundation via relational complexity for studying biological organisation, Rosen held that, rather than biology being a mere subset of the already known ...
... The Alliance was twice installed ... Between 1689 and 1698 it fought the Nine Years War against France ...
Famous quotes containing the word foundation:
“The foundation of empire is art & science. Remove them or degrade them, & the empire is no more. Empire follows art & not vice versa as Englishmen suppose.”
—William Blake (17571827)
“Surrealism is not a school of poetry but a movement of liberation.... A way of rediscovering the language of innocence, a renewal of the primordial pact, poetry is the basic text, the foundation of the human order. Surrealism is revolutionary because it is a return to the beginning of all beginnings.”
—Octavio Paz (b. 1914)
“Remember that whatever knowledge you do not solidly lay the foundation of before you are eighteen, you will never be master of while you breathe.”
—Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (16941773)