The Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced new phase of the foundation’s Global Road Safety Initiative, which aims to reduce fatalities and injuries from road traffic crashes. The Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) 2015-2019 represents a new commitment from Bloomberg Philanthropies of US$ 125 million over five years to eight organizations including WHO to reduce deaths and injuries from road traffic crashes in select countries and cities. 

Bloomberg Philanthropies encompasses all of Michael R. Bloomberg’s charitable activities, including his foundation and his personal giving. In 2014, Bloomberg Philanthropies distributed $462 million.