Foundation

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:

Read more about Foundation:  Literature, Music, Academics, Other Uses

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Foundation - Other Uses
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Robert Rosen (theoretical Biologist) - Research
... as well as Quantum Genetics developing a rigorous theoretical foundation for living organisms as "anticipatory systems" Rosen believed that the contemporary model of physics - which ... 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 ...
Grand Alliance (League Of Augsburg) - Foundation
... The Alliance was twice installed ... Between 1689 and 1698 it fought the Nine Years War against France ...
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
... 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 ... The foundation, based in Seattle, Washington, is controlled by its three trustees Bill Gates, Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett ...
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - History - The Warren Buffett Donation
... 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 ... Buffett set conditions so that these contributions do not simply increase the foundation's endowment, but effectively work as a matching contribution, doubling the ... 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 receive 5% of the remaining earmarked ...

Famous quotes containing the word foundation:

    Laws remain in credit not because they are just, but because they are laws. That is the mystic foundation of their authority; they have no other.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    A full belly to the labourer was, in my opinion, the foundation of public morals and the only source of real public peace.
    William Cobbett (1762–1835)

    The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practised, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good.... God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself.
    Pierre Charron (1541–1603)