Frequently Asked Questions

+How can I contact The Carter Center?

+How is The Carter Center staffed?

Carter Center programs are directed by resident experts, who design and implement activities in cooperation with Carter Center leadership, networks of world leaders, other nongovernmental organizations, and partners in the United States and abroad. Program directors have extensive experience in international affairs, public or government service, and/or academe. There are approximately 250 employees at the Atlanta headquarters and thousands more in field offices around the world. Headquarter's staff are all Emory University employees.

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+How is The Carter Center funded?

The Center is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, financed by private donations from individuals, foundations, corporations, and international development assistance agencies. Contributions by U.S. citizens and companies are tax-deductible as allowed by law. All donations of $1,000 or more are published in our annual reports (including audited financial statements), available for download.
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Specific information about the Carter Center's finances is available on our Form 990, the information return that tax-exempt organizations file annually with the Internal Revenue Service, made available for public inspection. EIN/Tax ID number: 58-1454716.

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+Where is The Carter Center located?

The Carter Center is located in a 35-acre park approximately 1.5 miles east of downtown Atlanta. Four circular interconnected pavilions house offices for the former president and first lady and Center staff. The complex also includes the nondenominational Cecil B. Day Chapel and other conference facilities. In addition, the Center also owns the nearby Kirbo Building.

The Carter Center
One Copenhill
453 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, which adjoins The Carter Center, is owned and operated by the National Archives and Records Administration of the federal government. The Center and Library are known collectively as The Carter Presidential Center.

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+Is The Carter Center open to the public?

The Carter Center is open to the public by business appointment or for special events. The Carter Center also rents space for meetings, conferences, dinners, receptions, concerts, and other events.

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The adjoining Jimmy Carter Library and Museum is open to the public.

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Library & Museum Contact Information
Phone: (404) 865-7100

+Is information acquired during my visit to the Carter Center website private?

The Carter Center is committed to safeguarding the privacy of its visitors. Information provided by our visitors, or that derived from internal Web tracking, is not sold, rented, or shared with any individual or organization.

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