Turner Enterprises (TEI) is dedicated to serving the communities in which we live and work. With a shared commitment to stewardship, TEI and its Chairman Ted Turner feel strongly that we, as human beings, have an unequivocal responsibility to care for our fragile planet, its wildlife, and most of all, each other. TEI aims to further demonstrate its Chairman’s philanthropic values across all Turner properties and neighboring communities through various environmental, educational and social initiatives, including its corporate TEDS (Turner Employees Dedicated to Sustainability) initiative.
“We have a beautiful, fragile planet where all people and all things are interdependent and interconnected. Every action or inaction has an impact – good or bad – upon our surroundings, and anything we do today will have an impact on the lives of future generations to come. The only way we will survive is to join our hands and our hearts.” -Ted Turner
Turner Enterprises provided financial support to the Sandhills 4H Leadership & Entrepreneurship program, which aims to educate students on rural revitalization issues and instill personal leadership and entrepreneurial skills. With increased funding, the program -...read more
Through the Turner Community Youth Development Initiative (TCYDI), a program managed by the Turner Foundation, Vermejo Park Ranch in northern New Mexico extended a grant to New Mexico State University to help fund its Youth Ranch Management Camp this past...read more
The Turner Community Youth Development Initiative (TCYDI) - a program implemented through the Turner Foundation - awarded funds to the Field Institute in Taos, NM, which were used to support and expanded the organization’s nature-based, outdoor education programming....read more
Last year, the Turner Foundation - through its Turner Community Youth Development Initiative (TCYDI) - provided funding to the Cimarron Library's summer reading program for children in Cimarron, NM (located near Vermejo Park Ranch, a Turner-owned property). With...read more
In 2018, donations were made through the Turner Foundation’s Turner Community Youth Development Initiative (TCYDI) to the Mandala Summer Day Camp in Des Moines, NM for the 2018 camp programs, which offers outdoor activities like ropes course, hiking and mountain...read more