Educational Institutions

The Carter Center, Inc.

  • Atlanta, GA
  • http://www.cartercenter.org

Mission Statement

The Carter Center, in partnership with Emory University, is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering; it seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health. Programs are directed by resident experts or fellows, who design and implement activities in cooperation with President and Mrs. Carter, networks of world leaders, other nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and partners in the United States and throughout the world.

Main Programs

  1. Peace and Health Programs
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The headquarters are in Atlanta but the organization serves over 70 countries worldwide.

ruling year

1982

Principal Officer

Self-reported

President Jimmy Carter

Keywords

Self-reported

health, peace, conflict resolution, education, mental health, international, democracy, elections, public health, disease, africa, agriculture, human rights, america, freedom, transparency, hope, internships, development

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EIN

58-1454716

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

Other Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition N.E.C. (K99)

International, Foreign Affairs, and National Security N.E.C. (Q99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Peace and Health Programs

The Carter Center has two main program areas: Peace and Health. The Peace programs include the Democracy Program, the Conflict Resolution Program, and the Latin American and Caribbean Program. The Health programs include the River Blindness Program, the Guinea Worm Eradication program, the Global 2000 Program, and the Mental Health Program.

Category

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$64,296,235.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The headquarters are in Atlanta but the organization serves over 70 countries worldwide.

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Financials

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THE CARTER CENTER INC
Fiscal year: Sep 01-Aug 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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The Carter Center, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

President Jimmy Carter

BIO

Former President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn founded The Carter Center in 1982 to wage peace, fight disease, and build hope around the world.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Kent C. Nelson

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