Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’


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    Annenberg Foundation

    The Annenberg Foundation is a private foundation headquartered in Pennsylvania and Los Angeles, California, which focuses grants in the greater Los Angeles area as well as nationally. The foundation was founded by billionaire publisher and Nixon administration U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain Walter Annenberg, who was among the most prominent
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    Public Citizen Foundation

    The Public Citizen Foundation is an advocacy organization founded in 1992 to support the lobbying of Public Citizen. Public Citizen is a left-of-center advocacy organization founded by Ralph Nader that opposes the free-market interests of American business owners. [14] The Foundation, located in Washington D.C., provides
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    ClimateWorks Foundation

    The ClimateWorks Foundation is a left-of-center “pass-through” funding entity that distributes funds from donors to environmentalist advocacy groups around the world. Many of these nonprofits lobby for emissions taxes, restricting coal use, international climate treaties with strict enforcement mechanisms, and diminishing the use of cars. [40] The
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    Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (STBF)

    The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (STBF) is one of the charitable entities associated with billionaire Berkshire Hathaway investor Warren Buffett, who funds the Foundation. Founded in 1964 as the Buffett Foundation, STBF was later renamed for Warren’s late first wife Susan, whose estate granted the Foundation over $2 billion.
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    Sandler Foundation

    Sandler Foundation is a left-of-center charitable foundation formed in 1991 with support from Herbert Sandler and Marion Sandler. In 2006, the Sandlers made a contribution of $1.3 billion to the foundation, which was the second largest American charitable contribution of 2006. In response to the 2020 George Floyd and
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    David and Lucile Packard Foundation

    The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is a foundation created by David Packard, cofounder of Hewlett-Packard, in 1964. It supports environmental causes, population control programs, and three programs created by David Packard: the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and the Packard Fellowships in Science and Engineering. Founder
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    William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

    The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (also known as the Hewlett Foundation) is a private foundation established in 1966 by Hewlett-Packard co-founder William R. Hewlett, his wife Flora, and his son Walter. [188] According to 2014 statistics gathered by the Foundation Center, the Hewlett Foundation, with assets over
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    U.S. Public Interest Research Group (US-PIRG)

    Founded by left-wing activist and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group is a 501(c)(4) organization that oversees a federation of state progressive advocacy groups also known as “PIRGs.” As the national organization for these independent state-based PIRGs, U.S. PIRG coordinates resources among its 47
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    Mangrove Foundation

    The Mangrove Foundation is a subsidiary of the Atlantic Philanthropies, a private foundation created in 1982 by Irish-American businessman Chuck Feeney. The Atlantic Philanthropies focuses its giving on health, social, and politically left-of-center public policy causes in Australia, Bermuda, Ireland, South Africa, the United States, and Vietnam. A philanthropic
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    Heinz Family Foundation

    The Heinz Family Foundation is a private charitable organization that gives grants and awards primarily to left-wing individuals and causes in the areas of education, the environment and social justice. It was established in 1984 by the late U.S. Senator H. John Heinz III (R-Pennsylvania) and his wife Teresa Heinz
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    Energy Foundation

    The Energy Foundation is a left-of-center “pass through” charitable foundation founded by and supported by a network of left-wing organizations. The Foundation began in January 1991 as a $20 million collaborative between the Pew Charitable Trusts, Rockefeller family foundations, and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and
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    Tides Foundation

    Also see Tides Nexus The Tides Foundation is a major center-left grantmaking organization and a major pass-through funder to numerous left-leaning nonprofits. The San Francisco, California-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit was founded in 1976 by Drummond Pike, a professional political activist who has since retired from the organization, to funnel
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    Ford Foundation

    The Ford Foundation was, for much of its history, the largest foundation in the United States, though it has been passed in recent years. As of December 2014, it possessed assets of $12.5 billion.[499]  The foundation has been a major force in American culture and, because of its size,
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    Frontier Institute

    The Frontier Institute (FI) is a public policy think tank that promotes economic freedom in Montana. Founded in 2020, FI advocates for lower taxes and decreased regulation in Montana. The Frontier Institute conducts policy research and analysis, creates educational content, and builds coalitions that support its guiding principles of economic
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    Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization

    The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization is a right-leaning organization founded by three professors from Hamilton College. [552] The organization focuses on freedom, democracy, and capitalism. [553] Initially rebuffed by Hamilton College’s administration, the institute set up a headquarters off-campus in Clinton,
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    Justice Action Network

    Justice Action Network (JAN) is a criminal justice advocacy group working at both the state and national levels. JAN provides research and polling information to assist other organizations across the political spectrum to create their own campaigns to advocate for liberalization of the criminal justice system. It also hosts events
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    Lucy Burns Institute

    The Lucy Burns Institute (LBI) is a nonpartisan educational organization that publishes Ballotpedia, an online encyclopedia of over 300,000 articles related to American politics and elections. [599] The Lucy Burns Institute has been doing business as Ballotpedia since 2016. The Lucy Burns Institute is an associate member of
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    1889 Institute

    The 1889 Institute is a non-partisan research and education organization focused on public policy analysis and development in Oklahoma. The 1889 Institute promotes free enterprise and limited government by making public policy recommendations on issues like education, healthcare, “economic liberty,” and state finances. [617] The 1889 Institute is a project of the TEL Foundation,[618]
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    Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA)

    Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA) is an organization for girls that has traditionally emphasized service, interaction with the outdoors, and self-reliance. [630] Since its founding in 1912, the organization has grown to include 111 Girl Scout councils in the U.S. and overseas and claims
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    The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE)

    The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) is a Texas-based association of teachers and scholars from colleges and universities, public policy institutes, and industry that promotes business and free enterprise. The organization has advocated conservative and libertarian-leaning ideas on economics and questions government bureaucracies. [689] The organization grew