The Carter Center, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former
First Lady Rosalynn Carter, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide. A nongovernmental
organization, the Center has helped to improve life for people in more than 70 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing
democracy and human rights; preventing diseases; improving mental health care; and teaching farmers to increase crop production.