United Nations Foundation

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The United Nations Foundation/Better World Fund was established in 1998 with Ted Turner's $1 billion gift to support United Nations work.

On its website the foundation states that it "builds and implements public-private partnerships to address the world's most pressing problems, and broadens support for the UN through advocacy and public outreach." [1]


Board of Directors[1]


The UN Foundation develops partnerships in support of United Nations causes to tackle complex global challenges that no one organization can tackle alone. In partnership with individuals, corporations, foundations, governments, and other groups, we help to translate separate commitments into impact and action. The UN Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of the following corporations, individuals, and organizations:

Contact Details

United Nations Foundation
1800 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20036
Fax: 202.887.9040
Fax: 202.887.9021
Website: http://www.unfoundation.org/

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch


  1. "About Us", UN Foundation, accessed September 2007.