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American Friends of the Institute of Economic Affairs

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The American Friends of the Institute of Economic Affairs is a 501(c)(3) set up to let U.S. corporations and individuals donate to the U.K.-based anti-regulation Institute of Economic Affairs, which spawned the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, the University of Buckingham (which has ties to the Global Warming Policy Foundation), and the International Policy Network.

Its personnel, address and phone are those of the Atlas Economic Research Foundation.

IRS Status

The group's EIN# is 54-1899539. According to Guidestar, it was founded in 1998.[1]

Personnel

From its 2010 Form 990,

Revenue

Revenue for this organization has been uneven. From each year's Form 990:[4]

  • 121,000 (2010)
  • 669,932 (2009)
  • 120,825 (2008)
  • 241,750 (2007)
  • 148,450 (2006)
  • 197,750 (2005)
  • 197,750 (2004)
  • 139,054 (2003)
  • 177,750 (2002)
  • 258,500 (2001)
  • 173,600 (2000)
  • 258,500 (1999)
  • 45,000 (1998)

Funders

The source of this funding is not entirely clear. MediaMatters only shows 2 grants, both in 1999, from the John Templeton Foundation ($10,000) and the Ruth and Lovett Peters Foundation (25,000).[5] And according to ExxonSecrets, Exxon gave $50,000 in 2004.[6]

Contact information

From 2009 Form 990:
American Friends of the Institute of Economic Affairs
1201 L St NW, 2nd floor
Washington DC 20005
Phone: 202-449-8449
(this is the same address and phone as the Atlas Economic Research Foundation)

Earlier addresses

(on 2007 990)
2000 North 14th St., Suite 550
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (703) 934-6969
(this was the same address and phone as the Atlas Economic Research Foundation)

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References

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