What charitable organization did Ted Turner create in 1997?
In September 1997, Ted Turner donated $1 billion to form the United Nations Foundation. As its name implies, the foundation is intended to help the United Nations realize the goals of its charter. According to the foundation's website, "We help the UN take its best work and ideas to scale - through advocacy, partnerships, constituency building and fund-raising."
SOURCE: About the UN Foundation | UNFoundation.org