Some of the 2015 recipients of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grants include the Save the Children Federation, the Group Health Foundation, the Center for Agriculture and Biosciences International and the World Health Organization. Many of the foundation's grants go toward health and development programs.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation website lists the most recent 1,000 grants awarded. Institutes and programs that receive funds from the foundation are usually geared toward education, health, agriculture, discovery sciences, poverty relief, communications and policy-making initiatives. GatesFoundation.org archives all grants awarded in a database that is searched by year. Grants awarded earlier than 2009 appear under the 2009 and earlier category.