The Avengers are Earth's foremost major organization of costumed superhuman crimefighters, adventurers and heroes dedicated to safeguarding the world from any threat beyond the power of conventional peacekeeping forces or any which any of them can't handle alone.
The Avengers became the first superhuman team to be granted full official government sanctions by the National Security Council of the United States, the General Assembly of the United Nations, and later by the international intelligence/law enforcement agency [[S.H.I.E.L.D]].
Funded: Maria Stark Foundation
Location: Avengers Mansion. NYC
The Avengers missions are all voted on by a board of current members, it is currently chaired by Captain America