Gates Foundation to improve transparency

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is aiming to increase its transparency after the release of their annual report in June 2010, which showed too much secrecy in the foundation.

The report included conclusions of a grantee survey showing poor results for communication of goals and strategies, and a confusing grant-making process. Since then, CEO Jeff Raikes has made transparency a priority: Pablo Eisenberg of Georgetown University’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership rightly states that it is their moral obligation to share information, as the Founsation distributes what is partly taxpayer dollars they saved on taxes by giving money away.

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