United Nations Foundation

The UN Foundation was created in 1998 with businessman and philanthropist Ted Turner's historic $1 billion gift to support United Nations' causes. The UN Foundation promotes a more peaceful, prosperous, and just world through the support of the United Nations. Through new and innovative public-private partnerships, advocacy and grantmaking, the UN Foundation acts to meet the most pressing health, humanitarian, socioeconomic, and environmental challenges of the 21st century.

United Nations Foundation
1750 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
United States
(202) 887-9040
http://www.unfoundation.org
 BRIDGE Number: 0311933236

President & CEO

Kathy Calvin

Management Team

Kathy Calvin, Richard S Parnell, Elizabeth Cousens, Radha Muthiah, Kate Wilson, Peter Yeo, Walter Cortes, Aaron Sherinian, Edima Elinewinga, Melinda Kimble, John E Lange, Shamir Shahi, Reid Detchon, Kate Dodson, Andrew Axelrod, Jennifer Kim Field, Susan Myers, Beth Schlachter, Nick Bacon, David Burton, Patricia Padilla, Mary Frances Wain

Board of Directors

Kathy Calvin, R E Turner, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, Valerie Amos, Kofi Annan, Fabio C Barbosa, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Julio Frenk, Igor S Ivanov, Narayana Murthy, Hisashi Owada, Hans Vestberg, Timothy E Wirth, Yuan Ming, Muhammad Yunus, Graca Machel, Emma Rothschild, Nafis Sadik, Andrew Young

Project Leaders

Alicia Bonner Ness
Shannon Aud

Mission

The UN Foundation was created in 1998 with businessman and philanthropist Ted Turner's historic $1 billion gift to support United Nations' causes. The UN Foundation promotes a more peaceful, prosperous, and just world through the support of the United Nations. Through new and innovative public-private partnerships, advocacy and grantmaking, the UN Foundation acts to meet the most pressing health, humanitarian, socioeconomic, and environmental challenges of the 21st century.

Programs

The UN Foundation has more than 20 campaigns and initiatives that work to support the organization's mission, including Nothing But Nets, Shot@Life, Girl Up, the Universal Access Project, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, the Digital Impact Alliance, the Better World Campaign and others.

Statistics on United Nations Foundation

Financial Statistics

  • Other funding sources: Individuals, Organizations (ex: Corporations, Non-Profits, Religious Groups), Other (ex: Anonymous Donors; Estates)
  • Religious Affiliation: None
   

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