New America Foundation

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The New America Foundation is a Washington D.C.-headquartered think tank which states that it "invests in new thinkers and new ideas to address the next generation of challenges facing the United States ... With an emphasis on big ideas, impartial analysis and pragmatic solutions, New America invests in outstanding individuals whose ability to communicate to wide and influential audiences can change the country's policy discourse in critical areas, bringing promising new ideas and debates to the fore."[1]

The foundation, which was launched in 1999, has as its CEO Steve Coll, a staff writer with The New Yorker magazine while the chairman of the Board of Directors is the Chairman & CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt.[1]

Ties to Peter G. Peterson

The New America Foundation receives funding from the Peter G. Peterson Foundation[2]

Top Donors[3]



Board of Directors[4]


Executive Team

Senior Staff

Leadership Council

"New America's Leadership Council, chaired by John C. Whitehead, recognizes those individuals who contribute $25,000 or more to the Foundation each year. As members of the Leadership Council, they participate in the intellectual life of the Foundation in numerous ways. For instance, they are invited to attend a special annual retreat with New America senior staff, Fellows and Board of Directors, as well as a series of salon dinners across the country.



The New America Foundation
Located in Historic Dupont Circle, at
1630 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 986-2700
Fax: (202) 986-3696

Articles and resources

Related SourceWatch articles


  1. 1.0 1.1 New America Foundation, "About New America", New America Foundation website, accessed February 2009.
  2. "Our Funding", The New America Foundation., Accessed January 21, 2013.
  3. "Our Funding", The New America Foundation, Accessed January 21, 2013.
  4. "Board of Directors", New America Foundation, Accessed January 21, 2013.
  5. "New America Staff", New America Foundation, Accessed January 21, 2013.
  6. New America Foundation, "Parag Khanna," Retrieved January 29, 2008.
  7. Parag Khanna, "Waving Goodbye to Hegemony," New York Times Magazine, January 27, 2008.

External resources

External articles