United Nations Foundation Overview

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  • www.unfoundation.org
  • Washington, DC
  • 201 to 500 Employees
  • 1998
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Civic & Social Services
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

CompetitorsThe World Bank, Amnesty International, International Rescue Committee
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The UN Foundation was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner's historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. The UN Foundation builds and implements public-private partnerships to address the world's most pressing problems, and also works ...
Mission: It takes all nations and all sectors to make progress on the most important and far-reaching international challenges. We are an advocate for the United Nations and a platform for connecting people, ideas and resources to help the UN solve global problems. We build partnerships, ...

United Nations Foundation Reviews

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Elizabeth Cousens
Elizabeth Cousens
30 Ratings
Former Employee, less than 1 year

"Good experience at DIAL"

Apr 11, 2022 - Fellow
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Great people to work with


Less clarity of upward mobility

Advice to Management

More clarity for fellows
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Diversity & Inclusion at United Nations Foundation

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United Nations Foundation Interviews

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Applied online88%
Employee Referral10%
In Person1%

  1. Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview


    Pretty generic first round interview. Type of questions asked are like: Why are you interested in the role, do you have relevant experience, strengths and weaknesses, what qualities you can bring to the foundation, etc

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Company Updates

September 18, 2016
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Numbers In Action
September 9, 2016
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The United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets Campaign Partners with Esri to Combat Malaria

United Nations Foundation Awards & Accolades

  • Digital PR Team of the Year - NonprofitPR News' Digital PR Awards2015
  • Best Public Affairs Campaign of the YearPR News Digital PR Awards2015

Pledges & Certifications

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

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What are perks and other benefits like at United Nations Foundation?

...collaborative colleagues excellent benefits and pay...

May 11, 2021

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