Competitive Enterprise Institute (Washington, DC)
The Competitive Enterprise Institute is a non-profit public policy organization dedicated to advancing the principles of limited government, free enterprise, and individual liberty. CEI’s mission is to promote both freedom and fairness by making good policy good politics. We make the uncompromising case for economic freedom because we believe it is essential for entrepreneurship, innovation, and prosperity to flourish.
Center for Growth and Opportunity (Logan, UT)
The Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University is a university-based research center dedicated to producing ideas that transform lives. We explore the interactions between key institutions — business, government, and civil society — to improve opportunity, broad-based economic growth, and individual well-being. We train students, conduct research with a national network of scholars, and communicate transformative solutions to our country’s most pressing issues. We focus on those factors that increase opportunity and long-term economic growth by unleashing innovation, entrepreneurship, and empowering individuals and communities to work toward cooperation over conflict.
Atlas Network (Arlington, VA)
Our mission 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.
American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research (Washington, DC)
Our mission is to promote economic welfare by improving the understanding and impact that public policies and regulations have on consumers in a free market.
American Conservation Union (Alexandria, VA)
We believe that the Constitution of the United States is the best political charter yet created by men for governing themselves. It is our belief that the Constitution is designed to guarantee the free exercise of the inherent rights of the individual through strictly limiting the power of government.
Show-Me Institute (Saint Louis, MO)
The Institute’s scholars study public policy problems and develop proposals to increase economic opportunity for ordinary Missourians. The Institute then promotes these solutions by publishing studies, briefing papers, and other educational materials, which help policymakers, the media, and the general public gain a better understanding of the issues. The Show-Me Institute hopes to build a thriving economy and a vibrant civil society for Missouri and strives to place Missouri in a position that leads the nation in wealth, freedom, and opportunity for all.
Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity (Cranston, RI)
Our mission is to return government to the people by opposing special interest public policy and advancing proven free-market solutions that can transform lives through economic competitiveness, educational opportunity and individual freedom. Our vision is to see Rhode Island as a destination of choice to raise a family and build a career, with a thriving business climate, abundant jobs, and a world-class education system.
Nevada Policy (Las Vegas, NV)
The Nevada Policy Research Institute is a free-market think tank that seeks private solutions to public challenges facing Nevada, the West and the nation. The Institute’s primary areas of focus are education and fiscal policy, with the goal of advancing free-market principles in both. NPRI has offices in Las Vegas, but scholars and writers from all over Nevada and the nation contribute to our mission.
Mississippi Center for Public Policy (Jackson, MS)
To advance the constitutional ideals of liberty and justice for all Mississippians by employing an evidenced-based approach to public policy whereby we advocate for and advance real conservative ideas with policy makers, members of the media, business leaders, the academic community, and private citizens.
John Locke Foundation (Raleigh, NC)
The John Locke Foundation was created in 1989 as an independent, nonprofit think tank that would work “for truth, for freedom, and for the future of North Carolina.” The Foundation is named for John Locke (1632-1704), an English philosopher whose writings inspired Thomas Jefferson and the other Founders. The John Locke Foundation is a 501(c)(3) research institute and is funded solely from voluntary contributions from individuals, corporations, and charitable foundations.