Who We Are

The UN Foundation is an independent charitable organization created to work closely with the United Nations to drive global progress and tackle urgent problems. Our hallmark is to collaborate for lasting change and innovate to address humanity’s greatest challenges. With an insider’s knowledge and outsider’s flexibility, we stay agile to get things done.

Our Mission and History

We mobilize ideas, people, and resources to help the UN drive global progress through effective collective action.

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Our Approach

We convene, champion, communicate, collaborate, and channel. These core capabilities help us work toward our mission.

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Our Board

We are governed by an eminent Board of Directors who share a commitment to the goals and objectives of the United Nations Charter and the UN’s work.

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Our People

We are a diverse team of international professionals dedicated to helping the UN advance human dignity and well-being on a thriving planet.

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Our Partners

We mobilize philanthropy, business, media, civil society, and other sectors to solve global problems, achieve the SDGs, and support the UN.

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Our Financials

We use rigorous standards to effectively steward the resources entrusted to us.

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