Category:Atlas Network

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Atlas Network
Established 1981; 38 years ago (1981)
94-2763845
Founder
Antony Fisher
Chair
Linda Whetstone[1]
President
Alejandro Chafuen
Website www.atlasnetwork.org
Formerly called
Atlas Economic Research Foundation

The Atlas Network, formerly known as the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, is a nonprofit organization based in the United States. The group aims to promote free-market economic policies across the world.[2] The stated mission of the Atlas Network is "To strengthen the worldwide freedom movement by cultivating a highly effective and expansive network that inspires and incentivizes all committed individuals and organizations to achieve lasting impact."[3] The Atlas Network has awarded grants of over $20 million.[4] Atlas promotes think tanks that support private-property rights, limited government, the rule of law, and market economics.[5] Atlas Network was not named after Ayn Rand's novel Atlas Shrugged.[dox]

Funding

As of 2005, Atlas had received $440,000 from ExxonMobil,[6] and has received at least $825,000 USD from the tobacco company Philip Morris.[7] Of Atlas Network partners, 57% in the United States had received funding from the tobacco industry.[7] Atlas has received funding from Koch family foundations.[8]

Tax information

Updated April 10, 2019 (2019-04-10)
Registration
Name Atlas Economic Research Foundation
EIN 94-2763845
Subsection 03 - Charitable Organizations
Deductibility 1 - Contributions are deductible.
Ruling date 12/1981
Form 990s
2017 file 990, $7,482,522.00, 09/26/18
2016 file 990, $8,388,159.00, 12/11/17
2015 file 990, $6,357,430.00, 12/15/16
2014 file 990, $6,197,531.00, 07/09/15
2013 file 990, $6,978,357.00, 08/21/14
2012 file 990, $3,940,368.00, 09/27/13
2011 file 990, $3,338,042.00, 12/03/12
2010 file 990, $2,812,151.00, 03/08/12
2009 file 990, $4,520,364.00, 08/30/10
2007 file 990, $5,320,943.00, 09/23/08

See also

Notes

  1. "Board of Directors". Atlas Network. http://www.atlasnetwork.org/about/people/board. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  2. Peck, Jamie (2010). Constructions of Neoliberal Reason. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0191625019.
  3. "Our Mission". Atlas Network. https://www.atlasnetwork.org/about/our-story. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  4. Ball, Stephen (2012). Global Education Inc: New Policy Networks and the Neo-liberal Imaginary. Routledge. p. 19–40. ISBN 0415684099.
  5. "Fighting the war of ideas". Washington Times. June 6, 2004. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2004/jun/6/20040606-112959-9918r/. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  6. "Put a Tiger In Your Think Tank" (in en-US). Mother Jones. https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2005/05/put-tiger-your-think-tank. Retrieved 2017-09-22.
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  8. Fang, Lee (August 9, 2017). "Sphere of Influence: How American Libertarians Are Remaking Latin American Politics". The Intercept. https://theintercept.com/2017/08/09/atlas-network-alejandro-chafuen-libertarian-think-tank-latin-america-brazil/. Retrieved 27 December 2017.

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