The Better World Fund was created in 1998 by entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner. The Better World Fund builds and implements public-private partnerships to address the world's most pressing problems, and works to broaden support for the UN through advocacy and public outreach.

The Better World Fund coordinates several domestic advocacy and partnership efforts. Through our campaigns and partnerships, we seek to make it easy for corporations, nongovernmental organizations, and individuals to engage in the work of the United Nations.

The Better World Fund is governed by a small and cohesive Board of Directors who share a commitment to the goals and objectives of the UN Charter and the UN's work on behalf of economic, social, environmental and humanitarian causes.

R. E. Turner
(U.S.A.)
Chairman, Turner Enterprises

Kathy Calvin (U.S.A.)
President and Chief Executive Officer

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah (Jordan)
Chair, Jordan River Foundation

Kofi Annan(Ghana)
Former Secretary-General of the United Nations
2001 Nobel Peace Prize Winner


Fabio Colletti Barbosa (Brazil)
CEO, Abril Group

Gro Harlem Brundtland (Norway)
Vice Chair, Former Prime Minister of Norway, Director-General Emeritus, World Health Organization

Igor Ivanov (Russia)
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Yuan Ming (China)
Director, Institute of International Relations, Peking University

N. R. Narayana Murthy (India)
Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Infosys Limited

Hisashi Owada (Japan)
President, International Court of Justice

Emma Rothschild (U. K.)
Jeremy and Jane Knowles Professor of History, Harvard University

Nafis Sadik (Pakistan)
Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General

Timothy E. Wirth (U.S.A.)
Vice Chair

Andrew Young (U.S.A.)
Chairman, Good Works International

Muhammad Yunus (Bangladesh)
Founder, Grameen Bank of Bangladesh

Emeritus
Graça Machel (Mozambique)
Chair, Foundation for Community Development


The Better World Fund is committed to the careful stewardship of the funds entrusted to us by our Chairman, partners, and donors.

IRS 990 forms and financial statements from our auditors for the past several years are available below for the Better World Fund. We provide our IRS Form 990s on our website in order to share our financial information with partners, donors and the public. Studying the IRS Form 990 will increase your understanding of the charitable organizations you choose to support. Should you have any further questions about these forms, please contact Walter Cortés, Chief Financial Officer. wcortes@unfoundation.org

IRS Form 990:
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Auditors' Statement:
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