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SAN FRANCISCO — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which is the largest private foundation in the world, gives billions of dollars a year, and details on where all of those funds are going are often hidden in databases that can be challenging to navigate.

Devex recently hosted a webinar looking at the foundation’s grantmaking and what it says about the goals and direction of the organization that accounts for almost 50% of international grants, including 80% of global health giving by U.S. foundations.

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    Catherine Cheney

    Catherine Cheney is a Senior Reporter for Devex. She covers the West Coast of the U.S., focusing on the role of technology, innovation, and philanthropy in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. And she frequently represents Devex as a speaker and moderator. Prior to joining Devex, Catherine earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Yale University, worked as a web producer for POLITICO and reporter for World Politics Review, and helped to launch NationSwell. Catherine has reported domestically and internationally for outlets including The Atlantic and the Washington Post. Outside of her own reporting, Catherine also supports other journalists to cover what is working, through her work with the Solutions Journalism Network.