Multiple Donors Pool $2.6 Billion to Eradicate Polio Worldwide (Grants Roundup) – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Several American grant makers have given a combined $2.6 billion to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative for its efforts to vaccinate 450 million children against polio per year.
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Here are notable new grant awards compiled by the Chronicle:

Multiple Funders

$2.6 billion to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative for its efforts to vaccinate 450 million children against polio per year and eradicate all wild poliovirus variants by 2023. Grants from American grant makers include $1.08 billion from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, $150 million from Rotary International, $50 million from Bloomberg Philanthropies, and $25 million from Dalio Philanthropies.

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