Search results for ‘texas public policy foundation’


  • Labor Union

    Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU)

    Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU) is a union representing 2,200 families and 28 local chapters. 1 WFU is a member of the National Farmers Union. WFU supports left-of-center political positions, including a variety of subsidies
  • Non-profit

    United States Heartland China Association (USHCA)

    United States Heartland China Association (USHCA) is an organization that builds relationships between government officials, business leaders, and educational institutions in the United States and China. 1
  • Non-profit

    ParentalRights.org

    ParentalRights.org supports a Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and parental rights legislation at the state and federal level. 1 Michael Farris, a homeschooling advocate, founded ParentalRights.org in 2009 to oppose the United Nations Convention
  • Non-profit

    Endeavors

    Family Endeavors Inc. (Endeavors) is a “Christian community service organization” 1 that operates U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) staging centers for migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • Other Group

    War on the Rocks

    War on the Rocks is a membership-supported publication focused on geopolitical and military issues owned by Metamorphic Media. Background War on the Rocks was founded in 2013 as a podcast by Ryan Evans, a veteran of the United States Army and geopolitics think tank scholar. In late 2013, Evans
  • Non-profit

    National Association of Scholars (NAS)

    The National Association of Scholars (NAS) is an advocacy organization that seeks to advance a liberal arts education that supports the search for the truth, intellectual freedom, and virtuous citizenship. To achieve its goals, NAS defends academic freedom through individual advocacy, the production of research reports, and advocacy for higher
  • Other Group

    Rural Democracy Initiative

    Rural Democracy Initiative is a left-of-center coalition of rural organizations and aligned funders that build left-of-center civic and political infrastructure in small towns to influence public opinion, elections, and redistricting. 1
  • Non-profit

    The Election Center (National Association of Election Officials)

    The Election Center, also known as the National Association of Election Officials, is a nonprofit organization comprised of state, local, and federal election-administration workers as well as academics and voting software and equipment companies. The group is headquartered in Texas and its members are primarily government employees who oversee or
  • Person

    Barre Seid

    Barre Seid is a Chicago industrialist and former owner of Tripp Lite, which makes surge protectors. In 2021, Tripp Lite was acquired by Eaton for $1.65 billion in a transaction that involved transferring control of Tripp Lite to the Marble Freedom Trust, a social welfare organization which then sold the
  • Other Group

    Democracy R&D

    Democracy R&D (sometimes written as Democracy Research and Development) funds and organizes local conferences to discuss means of improving democracy and informing the public. Democracy R&D has 95 individual and organizational members throughout the world.
  • Government Agency

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

    Known as the Bureau of Investigation until 1935, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was created within the Department of Justice in 1908, in defiance of a prior refusal by Congress to fund it. One lawmaker had predicted that the Bureau would become a “central police or spy system
  • Person

    David H. Koch

    David H. Koch was an industrialist and philanthropist who owned 42 percent of the shares of Koch Industries, a privately held conglomerate. Koch willed his shares to his widow, Julia Koch, and his three children. Forbes estimated in 2022 the shares were worth $60 billion, making Julia Koch the third-richest
  • Non-profit

    American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences (AIR)

    American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences (AIR) conducts behavioral and social science research for clients including the federal government. Founded in 1946, it produces white papers and provides technical assistance on social science subjects including health, education, human services, and workforce development.
  • Non-profit

    Trust for America’s Health (TFAH)

    Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) is a health care research organization that advocates for national health care policies and strategies based on the left-progressive philosophy of “health equity” and its criteria of what would ensure “optimal health for every person and community.”
  • Non-profit

    Education Leaders of Color (EDLOC)

    Education Leaders of Color (EDLOC) is a left-of-center grantmaking and education advocacy membership organization. EDLOC announced in March 2022 that it had received funding from Mackenzie Scott’s $3.8 billion philanthropic pledge.
  • Non-profit

    Vote.org

    Vote.org is a left-of-center get-out-the-vote organization specifically designed to mobilize minority communities through online communications and resources. 1 Vote.org says it is the “largest 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan voting registration and get-out-the-vote (GOTV) technology platform in America, with the goal of reaching
  • Person

    Paul Smith

    Paul Smith is a left-of-center lawyer who has argued 21 cases before the Supreme Court. 1 He has advocated against traditional marriage, religious liberty, and voter ID laws.
  • Non-profit

    Omidyar Network Fund

    The Omidyar Network Fund is a grantmaking nonprofit founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam Omidyar. Its sister group, the Omidyar Network, is an LLC that makes philanthropic “impact investments.” Omidyar Network Fund and the Omidyar Network are often referred to interchangeably, and both support
  • Non-profit

    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. 1 Since
  • Non-profit

    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.