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Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a right-wing think tank. Its stated mission is to formulate and promote public policies based on the principles of "free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense."[1] It is widely considered one of the world's most influential public policy research institutes. The Foundation wields considerable influence in Washington DC, and enjoyed particular prominence during the Reagan administration. Its initial funding was provided by Joseph Coors, of the Coors beer empire, and Richard Mellon Scaife, heir of the Mellon industrial and banking fortune. Its founders include Paul Weyrich and Mickey Edwards. The Foundation maintains strong ties with the London Institute of Economic Affairs and the Mont Pelerin Society.


News and Controversies

Heritage Blames Breakdown of Family and Community for Uvalde, Texas Shooting

In a report following the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Heritage says, "The needless tragedy that unfolded in Uvalde, Texas cannot and will not be stuffed into a convenient political narrative... The Uvalde shooting springs from the breakdown of our society's most basic institutions-- the fruits of the left's long march to delegitimize the freest, most prosperous, and most generous nation in the history of the world. It's about the fracturing of the family, the collapse of community, and the undermining of trust in our police."[2]

Heritage Awards Prize to Hate Group

Heritage Foundation awarded its annual Innovation Prize, a $100,000 award, to the Alliance Defending Freedom for the development of its Viewpoint Diversity Score, which indexes corporations by their alignment with conservative Christian beliefs and practices.[3] ADF was designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center for supporting the re-criminalization of sexual acts between LGBTQ+ adults and the state-sanctioned sterilization of trans people abroad.[4]

Heritage President Resigns after Criticism from Tucker Carlson

Former Heritage President Kay Coles James resigned from her position in March 2021 after receiving backlash from Fox News host Tucker Carlson for her statements following the murder of George Floyd and departure from Trump-administration policies concerning foreign trade and federal spending. The Washington Post reported that "Heritage's sway over the Republican Party has dramatically weakened, in part because of how Trump changed the party". Heritage replaced James with former leader of the Texas Public Policy Foundation Kevin Roberts, whose goals align more closely with supporters of Trump.[5]

Heritage Hosts 'Secret Voter Fraud Meetings'

Heritage manager Hans von Spakovsky, a conservative lawyer, conducted private meetings with "chief state election officials together to strategize on advancing their shared goal of ensuring the integrity of the elections they administer in their home states," ProPublica reported. The meetings included Republicans only.[6] Voter suppression efforts have been common for Heritage. Former Heritage Foundation staff member Jason Snead, who created Heritage's Voter Fraud Database, was quoted saying, "The purpose behind...all of this, whether it's through legislation or litigation, is to manipulate the election process to structurally advantage one side at the expense of the other."[7]

Ties to the Tobacco Industry

A 2019 report by The Guardian states: "the Heritage Foundation has historical and current ties to the tobacco industry." Heritage has taken positions favorable to the industry, such as opposition to raising tobacco taxes and regulations on vaping. In 2018, a Heritage scholar testified to the FDA in a manner favorable to the industries interests. Altria is a financial supporter of the Heritage Foundation.[8]

Heritage Partners with Trump to Staff His Administration

Despite early reservations about Trump's run for presidency, Heritage aligned itself with the former president after his win. The New York Times reported Heritage began assembling a database of conservatives to staff the upcoming administration. This project, called the "Project to Restore America" provided recommendations for many of Trump's cabinet, including Scott Pruitt, Betsy DeVos, Mick Mulvaney, Rick Perry, and Jeff Sessions.[9]

Heritage Voter Fraud Database is a "Gross Exaggeration"

An assessment of The Heritage Foundation's Voter Fraud Database by the Brennan Center for Justice found "the Heritage Foundation document contains almost 1,100 proven instances of voter fraud are grossly exaggerated and devoid of context. It confirms what numerous studies have consistently shown: Voter fraud is vanishingly rare, and impersonating a voter at the polls is less common a phenomenon than being struck by lighting. The database includes an assortment of cases, many unrelated or tangentially related, going back decades, with only a handful pertaining to non-citizens voting or impersonation at the pools. They add up to a molecular fraction of the total votes cast nationwide. Inadvertently, the Heritage Foundation's database undermines its claim of widespread voter fraud."[10]

Heritage Foundation Called Out for Blocking Action on Climate Change

In July of 2016, nineteen U.S. Senators delivered a series of speeches denouncing climate change denial from 32 organizations with links to fossil-fuel interests, including the Heritage Foundation.[11] Sen. Whitehouse (RI-D), who led the effort to expose "the web of denial" said in his remarks on the floor that the purpose was to,

"shine a little light on the web of climate denial and spotlight the bad actors in the web, who are polluting our American discourse with phony climate denial. This web of denial, formed over decades, has been built and provisioned by the deep-pocketed Koch brothers, by ExxonMobil, by Peabody coal, and by other fossil fuel interests. It is a grim shadow over our democracy in that it includes an electioneering effort that spends hundreds of millions of dollars in a single election cycle and threatens any Republican who steps up to address the global threat of climate change. . . . [I]t is long past time we shed some light on the perpetrators of this web of denial and expose their filthy grip on our political process. It is a disgrace, and our grandchildren will look back at this as a dirty time in America’s political history because of their work.”[11]
Documents Contained at the Anti-Environmental Archives
Documents written by or referencing this person or organization are contained in the Anti-Environmental Archive, launched by Greenpeace on Earth Day, 2015. The archive contains 3,500 documents, some 27,000 pages, covering 350 organizations and individuals. The current archive includes mainly documents collected in the late 1980s through the early 2000s by The Clearinghouse on Environmental Advocacy and Research (CLEAR), an organization that tracked the rise of the so called "Wise Use" movement in the 1990s during the Clinton presidency. Access the index to the Anti-Environmental Archives here.

Heritage Action for America Draws Criticism

The political advocacy arm of the Heritage Foundation, Heritage Action for America, was founded in April 2010. In an op-ed, Edwin J. Feulner and Michael A. Needham wrote that Heritage Action was formed "to spend money to push legislation […] without the obstacles faced by a nonprofit like the Heritage Foundation."[12] According to reporting by The New Republic, some former Heritage staffers feel that Heritage Action and its political work have come to drive the Heritage Foundation, rather than being subordinate to it.[13]

Republicans in Congress have also criticized Heritage Action, including Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK), who according to The Washington Post "has accused the group of “destroying the Republican Party” with its push to strip funding for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). “They’ve become a purely partisan group that never asks anybody’s opinion.”"[14] Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA) has said, "I think Heritage Action is really hurting the foundation. […] I think they’ve lost credibility with the people that were most supportive of them.”[15]

Heritage Action Pushes for Government Shutdown

On October 1, 2013, the U.S. federal government shut down when Congress failed to pass a budget. A group of Republicans in the Republican-controlled House pressed for a spending bill that would have delayed the implementation of parts of the ACA, while the Democratic-majority Senate refused to pass a bill with those provisions.[16] The New York Times reported that the "the confrontation that precipitated the crisis was the outgrowth of a long-running effort to undo the law, the Affordable Care Act, since its passage in 2010 — waged by a galaxy of conservative groups" including Heritage Action for America.[17]

On October 11, the Wall Street Journal credited Heritage Action's Michael Needham with playing a major role in the shutdown, stating that "Though Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is the public face of the high-risk strategy to "defund" ObamaCare, the masterminds behind it are a new generation of young conservatives, chief among them Mr. Needham."[18] The Journal added that Needham believed the House GOP strategy had not gone badly:

"If conservative groups like Heritage Action hadn't raised the stakes on ObamaCare," he says, "we'd be debating on their side of the football field talking about tax increases, gun control, more spending and amnesty for illegal immigrants."[18]

The political strategy included pressuring Republicans in Congress to support the defunding push through attack ads. According to the New York Times, "Heritage Action ran critical Internet advertisements in the districts of 100 Republican lawmakers who had failed to sign a letter by a North Carolina freshman, Representative Mark Meadows, urging Mr. Boehner to take up the defunding cause."[17]

The shutdown ended early in the morning on October 16, 2013, when a temporary budget resolution passed both houses of Congress, with a majority of House Republicans voting against it. No significant concessions were made to those demanding changes to the ACA. According to CNN, "Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire called the House GOP tactic of tying Obamacare to the shutdown legislation "an ill-conceived strategy from the beginning, not a winning strategy.""[19] But in a discussion on Fox News on October 16, Needham seemed to hold to his commitment to repeal the ACA, saying

"The reason the government is shut down is Obamacare is unfair, it's unaffordable, it's unworkable, every single day there's more evidence of that coming out. House Republicans have remained strong in saying we are not going to let this bill go forward."[20]

However, he also conceded that repeal would not be politically possible for years:

"Well, everybody understands that we're not going to be able to repeal this law until 2017. And that we have to win the Senate and win the White House."[21]

Many of those involved in the push to use a government shutdown to defund the ACA/Obamacare had ties to the Koch brothers,[22] including Tea Party Patriots, Freedomworks and former Attorney General Edwin Meese III, who also sits on the board of the Koch-funded Mercatus Center and was formerly on the board of the Heritage Foundation.[17] After Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid claimed on October 8 that the Kochs were behind the shutdown, Koch Industries sent a letter to Capitol Hill. The letter is focused on the corporation, stating that "Koch has not taken a position on the legislative tactic of tying the continuing resolution [for temporary government funding] to defunding Obamacare nor have we lobbied on legislation provisions defunding Obamacare."[23]

Jim DeMint's Presidency

Former South Carolina Republican Senator Jim DeMint became president of the Heritage Foundation in 2013. Based on an interview with DeMint later that year, NPR reported that his goal in that position "is to make Heritage the most influential public policy organization in the country."[24] The New York Times reported that DeMint's approach "is to spread the ethos of the Heritage Foundation more broadly and among younger recruits. “Conservative ideas are invigorating,” he said. “We had allowed them to become too serious.”"[25]

The Heritage Foundation has become very politically active under DeMint. The New York Times reported in early 2014 that under the presidency of Jim DeMint, "Heritage has shifted. Long known as an incubator for policy ideas and the embodiment of the party establishment, it has become more of a political organization feeding off the rising populism of the Tea Party movement."[25] Founding Heritage trustee Mickey Edwards said, "DeMint has not only politicized Heritage, he’s also trivialized it."[25]

DeMint has played a public role as Heritage President, going on a 9-city "Defund Obamacare" tour in 2013 with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX). The tour was funded by Heritage Action.[26]

The New Republic has reported that DeMint oversaw a significant reorganization of Heritage. "Under Feulner, the Heritage Foundation ran as a decentralized confederation of so-called research silos—health care, national security, education—whose staffers each focused on a specific area. DeMint instituted a system of multidisciplinary teams that sprung up depending on the issue of the day that Heritage happened to be pushing. Moreover, now a Heritage staffer’s career trajectory was tied to the success or failure of that team."[13]

DeMint has been vocally criticized by founding Heritage trustee Mickey Edwards. According to a 2013 article in The Atlantic, Edwards was "disturbed" by what he saw as Heritage's greater political involvement.[27] The New Republic reported Edwards as saying, "I don’t think any thoughtful person is going to take the Heritage Foundation very seriously, because they’ll say, How is this any different from the Tea Party?"[13] DeMint, though, told The New York Times in 2014 that scholarship remains central to Heritage, saying “The whole conservative movement counts on Heritage for its intellectual integrity.”[25]


The Heritage Foundation concerns itself with many issues in over 30 subject areas, including both domestic and foreign policy, from health care to arms control.[28] It regularly publishes comprehensive articles, papers, and journals developing and expressing conservative positions in these subject areas. Heritage research staff are organized into three research institutes: The Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity, The Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity, and The Kathryn and Shelby Collum Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy.[28]

The Heritage Foundation launched a news site, "The Daily Signal", on June 3, 2014. According to its website, the site will provide "policy and political news as well as conservative commentary and policy analysis" and aims to be "accurate, fair and trustworthy."[29] The Washington Post reported the site started with an annual budget of $1 million and a staff of 12, most "drawn from news organizations with conservative leanings" including The Washington Times, the National Review, Fox News, and the Washington Examiner.[30]

The informational web site www.policyexperts.org is a "service of The Heritage Foundation," listing many of the world's leading conservative-leaning public policy experts. Additionally, for many years, its scholarly, quarterly publication, Policy Review, was widely viewed as one of the world's leading conservative public policy journals.

Positions and Policies

In its four-decade history, the Heritage Foundation has had significant effect on U.S. domestic and foreign policy. According to The Atlantic, "Heritage has shaped American public policy in major ways, from Reagan’s missile-defense initiative to Clinton’s welfare reform: Both originated as Heritage proposals. So, too, did the idea of a universal health-care system based on a mandate that individuals buy insurance. Though Heritage subsequently abandoned it, the individual mandate famously became the basis of health-care reforms proposed by Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama."[31]

Skepticism surrounding Public K-12 Schools and Universities

In an article published to Heritage's news site "The Daily Signal", columnist and founder of [PragerU] Dennis Prager called teachers "cowards and hypochondriacs" for opposing the reopening of schools during Covid lockdowns. He wrote, "Why, then, would you send your child to be 'taught' by people for whom you have--or should have--so little respect?" He also claimed, "these schools teach children to hate reason, tradition, America, Christianity, whites, excellence, freedom, and masculinity."[32]

Opposing Reproductive Health Rights and Bodily Autonomy

Following the Supreme Court's overturn of Roe v. Wade, Heritage Vice President of Domestic Policy Roger Severino released a statement saying, "The Heritage Foundation applauds dozens of states that are moving to protect as many innocent human lives as possible. The pro-life movement won't let an abusive federal government undermine the cause of saving babies and helping women and families."[33] Heritage has a history of opposing reproductive autonomy, releasing statements opposing contraception and abortion access during the Obama administration.[34] They have also expressed support for abstinence-based sexual education, stating, "Teenage sexual activity is a major problem confronting the nation and has led to a rising incidence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), emotional and psychological injuries, and out-of-wedlock childbearing" and opposing "safe sex" programs for "implicitly [condoning] sexual activity among teens".[35]

Anti-LGBTQ+ Position

In a report called "Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Laws Are Not Fairness for All", a Heritage fellow says, "SOGI laws are about forcing all Americans to embrace-- and live out-- certain beliefs about human sexuality. They are not about protecting the freedom of people to live as LGBT, but about coercing everyone else to support, facilitate, and endorse such actions." He also says, "[SOGI laws] would penalize many Americans who believe that we are created male and female and that male and female are created for each other."[36]

Inventing, then Opposing, the Individual Healthcare Mandate

The idea of an individual mandate to buy health insurance originated at the Heritage Foundation[37], and was outlined in a 1989 paper by Heritage scholar Stuart Butler.[38] In debates about health care reform in the 1990s, prominent Republicans, including House Minority Leader Newt Gingrich, expressed support for plans based on an individual mandate.[37] However, since the passage of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), according to The New York Times, Heritage "has taken pains to distance itself from its past support of an individual mandate: it wrote a court amicus brief noting its change of heart, and Mr. Butler wrote an op-ed article in USA Today this month headlined “Don’t blame Heritage for ‘ObamaCare’ mandate.”"[39] In 2013, Heritage Action for America sent Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on a "Defund Obamacare Town Hall Tour."[40]

Fighting Immigration Reform

As a response to the earned citizenship provisions of the comprehensive immigration reform bill under debate in the U.S. Senate as of May 2013, Robert Rector, a Heritage research fellow, and Jason Richwine, policy analyst, released a special report on immigration entitled "The Fiscal Cost of Unlawful Immigrants and Amnesty to the U.S. Taxpayer". The co-authors estimated that the cost of offering a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants (part of a plan by a bipartisan group of senators to overhaul the immigration system), would create a “lifetime fiscal deficit” for the government of $6.3 trillion. This cost estimate was based on several big assumptions (that the majority of immigrants formerly in the country illegally will eventually use government programs for low-income Americans, for example) and was rejected by many conservatives.[41]

The report was highly criticized by both the left and the right, with prominent conservatives speaking out against it.[41] Haley Barbour, a Republican leader and former governor of Mississippi, called the report a "political document" and stated, "This gigantic cost figure that the Heritage Foundation puts out is actually the cost over 50 years. If you put the 50-year cost of anything in front of the public, it is going to be a huge number."[41] Even anti-tax activist Grover Norquist denounced the study, claiming the cost estimate was "wildly overblown."[41] Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform spoke out against the report, aruging that the underlying analysis only focused on costs while ignoring all the benefits of the immigration bill.[42]

The study was further discredited when the Washington Post brought to light that co-author, Jason Richwine, had argued in his Harvard doctoral thesis, "IQ and Immigration Policy," that Hispanic immigrants have lower IQ's than white Americans and that the U.S. would ameliorate problems by only selecting high-IQ immigrants.[43] Amid the controversy, Richwine, resigned from the Heritage Foundation.[44]

Despite criticism, Heritage President Jim DeMint stood by the controversial study saying, "There’s no doubt that these numbers are real.”[45]

Anti-Communism and Heritage in the 1980s

In her book Practical Progressive: How to Build a 21st Century Political Movement, political scientist Erica Payne wrote that the Heritage Foundation was also known for the ideas put forth by its foreign policy analysts in the 1980s and early 1990s to provide military and other support to anti-communist resistance movements around the world. The Foundation pushed for this strategy, known as the Reagan doctrine, in Afghanistan, Angola, Cambodia, Nicaragua and other nations around the world.[46]

The Foundation worked closely with leading anti-communist movements, including the Nicaraguan contras and Jonas Savimbi's Unita movement in Angola to bring military, economic and political pressure on Soviet-aligned regimes.[47] Throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Foundation's support for the Nicaraguan contras and Angola's Jonas Savimbi[48] proved extremely influential with the United States government, including the Central Intelligence Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, the National Security Council and other governmental agencies.[49] According to Payne, the Heritage Foundation presented its case for armed support for these movements, and United States support soon followed. The Foundation ultimately succeeded in its efforts, with the United States winning both covert and overt "wars of liberation" against Soviet-aligned states around the world.[46] Critics argued that this endeavor led to undue bloodshed in the Third World and damaged American relations with the former Soviet Union.[50]

But Heritage Foundation foreign policy analysts did not just champion the Reagan Doctrine in Washington. Some were key actors in these conflicts, visiting the front lines to provide political and military guidance to Savimbi in Angola and the contra leadership.[46] They also provided bold and inflammatory predictions that these conflicts were tugging on the very soul of global communism and that these Soviet-supported regimes and the Soviet Union itself were on the brink of collapse. This prediction may seem accurate in retrospect, but ignores the many other contributing factors to the collapse of communism.[47] According to Payne, Heritage also "played an instrumental role in advancing and upholding Reagan's controversial description of the former U.S.S.R. as an 'evil empire.'"[46]

Ties to the Koch Brothers

The Heritage Foundation has received funding from organizations with connections to the Koch brothers. In 2012, the Heritage Foundation received $650,000 from the Claude R. Lambe Foundation, which was one of the Koch Family Foundations before it closed in 2013. The Lambe Foundation contributed at least $4.8 million to the Heritage Foundation between 1998 and 2012.

In recent years, the Heritage Foundation has also received funding from Donors Trust and Donors Capital Fund. The Koch brothers have donated millions of dollars to Donors Trust through the Knowledge and Progress Fund, and possibly other vehicles.

Koch Wiki

Charles Koch is the right-wing billionaire owner of Koch Industries. As one of the richest people in the world, he is a key funder of the right-wing infrastructure, including the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and the State Policy Network (SPN). In SourceWatch, key articles on Charles Koch and his late brother David include: Koch Brothers, Americans for Prosperity, Stand Together Chamber of Commerce, Stand Together, Koch Family Foundations, Koch Universities, and I360.

Ties to the State Policy Network

Heritage is listed as an associate member of SPN.[51] SPN is a web of right-wing “think tanks” and tax-exempt organizations in 48 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom. As of June 2024, SPN's membership totals 167. Today's SPN is the tip of the spear of far-right, nationally funded policy agenda in the states that undergirds extremists in the Republican Party. SPN Executive Director Tracie Sharp told the Wall Street Journal in 2017 that the revenue of the combined groups was some $80 million, but a 2022 analysis of SPN's main members IRS filings by the Center for Media and Democracy shows that the combined revenue is over $152 million.[52] Although SPN's member organizations claim to be nonpartisan and independent, the Center for Media and Democracy's in-depth investigation, "EXPOSED: The State Policy Network -- The Powerful Right-Wing Network Helping to Hijack State Politics and Government," reveals that SPN and its member think tanks are major drivers of the right-wing, American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)-backed corporate agenda in state houses nationwide, with deep ties to the Koch brothers and the national right-wing network of funders.[53]

In response to CMD's report, SPN Executive Director Tracie Sharp told national and statehouse reporters that SPN affiliates are "fiercely independent." Later the same week, however, The New Yorker's Jane Mayer caught Sharp in a contradiction. In her article, "Is IKEA the New Model for the Conservative Movement?," the Pulitzer-nominated reporter revealed that, in a recent meeting behind closed doors with the heads of SPN affiliates around the country, Sharp "compared the organization’s model to that of the giant global chain IKEA." She reportedly said that SPN "would provide 'the raw materials,' along with the 'services' needed to assemble the products. Rather than acting like passive customers who buy finished products, she wanted each state group to show the enterprise and creativity needed to assemble the parts in their home states. 'Pick what you need,' she said, 'and customize it for what works best for you.'" Not only that, but Sharp "also acknowledged privately to the members that the organization's often anonymous donors frequently shape the agenda. 'The grants are driven by donor intent,' she told the gathered think-tank heads. She added that, often, 'the donors have a very specific idea of what they want to happen.'"[54]

A set of coordinated fundraising proposals obtained and released by The Guardian in early December 2013 confirm many of these SPN members' intent to change state laws and policies, referring to "advancing model legislation" and "candidate briefings." These activities "arguably cross the line into lobbying," The Guardian notes.[55]

Ties to the Council for National Policy

The Heritage Foundation has provided funding to the Council for National Policy and many of its staffers are members.

Council for National Policy

The Council for National Policy (CNP) is a secretive, Christian Right organization of funders and activists founded in 1981 by activist Morton Blackwell, commentator Paul Weyrich, direct-mail pioneer Richard Viguerie, right-wing activist Phyllis Schlafly and Left Behind author Tim LaHaye. Anne Nelson's book about CNP, Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right, describes how the organization connects "the manpower and media of the Christian right with the finances of Western plutocrats and the strategy of right-wing Republican political operatives.”

CNP membership as of September 2020 is available here.

Political Connections

Campaign Contributions

  • Thomas A. Saunders, III (Chairman of the Board of Trustees)
    • $26,700 Republican National Committee [56]
    • $4,700 Republican Party of Virginia, Inc[56]
    • $2,400 Bachman for Congress 2010[57]
    • $1,100 Crawford for Congress 2010[57]
    • $1,100 Bucshon for Congress 2010[57]
    • $50,000 Founders Joint Candidate Committee[57]
  • Phillip Truluck (Executive Vice President and Trustee)
    • $500 Bachmann for Congress 2010 [58]
    • $500 McCain-Palin Victory [59]


The Heritage Foundation is not required to disclose its funders. Its major foundation funders, however, can be found through a search of IRS filings. Here are the know funders of the Heritage Foundation:

  • A. William and Eileen Pratt Foundation: $1,500 (2016-2017)
  • Abbvie Foundation: $150 (2018-2019)
  • Acts 4:32-34: $1,375 (2016-2019)
  • Adolph Coors Foundation: $150,000 (2019-2020)
  • Adonai Foundation: $500 (2017)
  • Ael Family Foundation: $550,000 (2014-2017)
  • Albemarle Foundation: $150 (2019)
  • Albert M. and Lyda M. Green Foundation: $30,000 (2017-2019)
  • Albert Parvin Foundation: $1,250 (2015-2020)
  • Albert R. Gillespie and Louise Gillespie Charitable Trust: $1,250 (2018-2020)
  • Allan Neustadt Charitable Trust: $250 (2017)
  • Alpaugh Foundation: $5,000 (2019)
  • Alvin and Fern Davis Foundation: $3,000 (2015)
  • Alvin and Geraldine Baileys Foundation: $10,000 (2015-2020)
  • Alvin Sherman Family Foundation: $7,500 (2015-2016)
  • Amatura Family Foundation: $1,000 (2019)
  • American Endowment Foundation: $179,132 (2016-2020)
  • American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers: $10,000 (2017)
  • Ames Family Foundation: $225 (2016-2017)
  • AMG Charitable Gift Foundation: $1,250 (2018-2019)
  • Andrea Waitt Carlton Family Foundation: $250,000 (2019)
  • Angeles T. Arredondo Foundation: $150,000 (2014-2019)
  • Aqua Foundation: $5,000 (2016)
  • Arms Family Foundation Trust: $500 (2020)
  • Armstrong Foundation: $530,000 (2015-2019)
  • Art Laboe Foundation: $4,000 (2015-2018)
  • Arthur and Barbara Bloom Foundation: $750 (2014-2019)
  • Arthur G. Jaros Sr. and Dawn L. Jaros Charitable Trust: $25,000 (2015-2019)
  • Arthur L. and Lily D. Walters Foundation: $5,700 (2014-2019)
  • Ashcraft Foundation: $250 (2019)
  • Ayco Charitable Foundation: $14,200 (2019)
  • Bader Family Foundation: $355,000 (2014-2019)
  • Bailey Family Foundation: $13,000 (2015-2020)
  • Bank of America Charitable Foundation: $1,750 (2016-2020)
  • Banks Baldwin Foundation: $12,000 (2014-2019)
  • Barbara and Jerry Levin Charitable Foundation: $3,500 (2014)
  • Barish Foundation: $4,000 (2014-2016)
  • Barney Family Foundation: $210,000 (2014-2017)
  • Barnstone Foundation: $1,000 (2018)
  • Baszucki Family Foundation: $3,000 (2014-2016)
  • Bedik Muran Foundation: $85 (2016)
  • Beltmann-Miller Foundation: $7,000 (2014-2017)
  • Belz Foundation: $1,000 (2020)
  • Ben and Bonnie Walkingstick Foundation: $235 (2014-2017)
  • Ben and Mary Doskocil Family Foundation: $5,000 (2020)
  • Ben E. Factor Foundation: $33,500 (2014-2020)
  • Berry Family Foundation: $5,000 (2018-2019)
  • Bessemer Giving Fund: $30,000 (2019-2020)
  • Betcher Family Foundation: $100 (2018)
  • Bettie Gordon Neale Foundation: $2,100 (2018-2019)
  • BGR Foundation: $5,000 (2015-2019)
  • Bill and Susan Oberndorf Foundation: $5,000 (2019)
  • Bill Stroecker Foundation: $10,550 (2014-2019)
  • Biszantz Charitable Foundation Trust: $300 (2020)
  • Blaine Family Foundation: $1,025 (2014-2018)
  • Blake Family Charitable Foundation: $5,000 (2016-2020)
  • Blocker Foundation: $500 (2014-2018)
  • BNY Mellon Charitable Gift Fund: $11,500 (2018-2019)
  • Bonide Foundation: $9,000 (2014-2016)
  • Bourgraf Family Foundation: $3,000 (2014-2018)
  • Bowen Foundation: $1,000 (2019)
  • Bradford Family Foundation: $1,000 (2020)
  • Bradley and Deborah R. Howard Family Foundation: $50 (2018)
  • Bradley Impact Fund: $259,500 (2014-2020)
  • Brady Foundation: $50,000 (2017-2019)
  • Brame Foundation: $1,000 (2020)
  • Bremer Family Foundation: $1,600 (2014-2020)
  • Brian and Joelle Kelly Family Foundation: $65,699 (2014-2019)
  • Brickman Foundation: $220,000 (2014-2018)
  • Brinkley Family Foundation: $1,800 (2019-2020)
  • Bruckner Family Foundation: $1,000 (2014-2016)
  • Brumit Family Charitable Foundation: $1,100 (2015-2016)
  • Bryan Cressey and Iliana Sweis Foundation: $10,000 (2019)
  • BSL Foundation: $15,000 (2015-2019)
  • Burgdorf Family Foundation: $8,500 (2016-2019)
  • Butler Family Foundation: $5,000 (2020)
  • Button Family Foundation: $5,000 (2017)
  • C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Foundation: $400 (2015-2017)
  • Cadre Foundation: $200 (2019-2020)
  • Calvanese Family Foundation: $6,500 (2014-2019)
  • Canfield Family Foundation: $2,500 (2015)
  • Carden Family Private Foundation: $22,820 (2014-2019)
  • Carney Family Foundation: $500 (2014-2016)
  • Carol and Richard Bayerlein Foundation: $3,700 (2014-2019)
  • Castlerock Foundation: $100 (2018-2020)
  • Catherine V. and Martin Hofmann Foundation: $1,750 (2014-2020)
  • Caught Fish Foundation: $1,000 (2017)
  • Chadwick Family Foundation: $5,000 (2014-2018)
  • Chaffiot Family Foundation: $120 (2014-2016)
  • Challenge Foundation: $225,000 (2017-2019)
  • Charles and Cassandra Bowen Charitable Foundation: $2,000 (2014-2017)
  • Charles and Catherine B. Rice Foundation: $1,500 (2016-2019)
  • Charles and Melissa Davis Charitable Foundation: $50,000 (2014-2019)
  • Charles E. Tweedy III Charitable Foundation: $5,000 (2016-2017)
  • Charles F. de Ganahl Family Foundation: $10,000 (2019-2020)
  • Charles Koch Foundation: $631,554 (2014-2020)
  • Charles Koch Institute: $624,000 (2018-2020)
  • Charles Maxfield Parrish and Gloria F. Parrish Foundation: $840,000 (2013-2019)
  • Charles S. Young Barbara L. Young Family Foundation: $1,500 (2014-2017)
  • Chase Foundation of Virginia: $40,000 (2015-2019)
  • Chicago Community Trust: $546,598 (2016-2019)
  • Child Family Foundation: $600 (2017-2018)
  • Chinook Foundation: $200 (2015-2016)
  • Christian Charities Foundation: $20,850 (2015-2020)
  • Christian J. and Eva W. Trefz Family Foundation: $4,000 (2013-2017)
  • Christopher and Misty Spoelhof Foundation: $2,000 (2017)
  • Chupp Family Foundation: $200 (2017)
  • Clifford F. Favrot Family Fund: $10,000 (2020)
  • Cloud L. Cray and Sara Jane Cray Family Foundation: $8,000 (2013-2020)
  • CN and Maria Papadopoulos Charitable Foundation: $10,000 (2019)
  • Coker Foundation: $2,000 (2017-2018)
  • Collins-Johnson Family Foundation: $500 (2013-2016)
  • Communities Foundation of Texas: $122,150 (2015-2019)
  • Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta: $581,100 (2014-2019)
  • Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties: $12,500 (2014-2016)
  • Community Foundation for the National Capital Region: $35,000 (2012-2015)
  • Community Foundation of Broward: $5,000 (2020)
  • Community Foundation of Collier County: $15,000 (2012-2019)
  • Community Foundation of Greater Jackson: $250,000 (2015)
  • Community Foundation of Greater Memphis: $101,475 (2015-2019)
  • Community Foundation of New Jersey: $93,800 (2016-2019)
  • Community Foundation of North Texas: $29,000 (2014-2019)
  • Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia: $6,000 (2019)
  • Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley: $15,032 (2018-2019)
  • Cousins Family Foundation: $300 (2018)
  • Crawford Family Foundation: $3,000 (2015-2020)
  • Crawford Foundation: $100 (2017)
  • Crebs Family Foundation: $2,350 (2013-2019)
  • Creigh Family Foundation: $6,000 (2015-2019)
  • Cronk Family Foundation: $1,000 (2020)
  • Crum Family Charitable Foundation: $250 (2020)
  • Culpepper Family Foundation: $1,850 (2013-2019)
  • Dallas Foundation: $368,000 (2014-2018)
  • Daniel J. Taylor Family Charitable Foundation: $1,000 (2020)
  • Daniel P. and Grace I. Tully Charitable Trust: $5,000 (2013-2015)
  • Dave G. Ruf Jr. Family Foundation: $25 (2018)
  • David B. Terk Wildlife Conservation Foundation: $500 (2017)
  • David F. and Hallie F. Schneeweiss Charitable Trust: $100 (2019)
  • Davis Family Foundation: $1,000 (2017)
  • Deaver Foundation: $5,000 (2016-2017)
  • Deborah J. and Peter A. Magowan Family Foundation: $2,000 (2013-2016)
  • Degrafft Family Foundation: $250 (2020)
  • Denver Foundation: $202,000 (2013-2019)
  • Deporre Family Foundation: $500 (2020)
  • Dettmer Family Foundation Trust: $750 (2020)
  • Dick and Diane May Foundation: $1,000 (2017)
  • Doherty Foundation: $75,000 (2016-2020)
  • Dolores Douglas Foundation: $200 (2020)
  • Don L. and Carol G. Taylor Foundation: $4,000 (2013-2020)
  • Donahue Family Foundation: $100,000 (2013-2020)
  • Donald and Ruth V. Malvern Foundation: $50 (2015)
  • Donald L. and Susan J. Schwartz Foundation: $1,900 (2014-2020)
  • Donors Capital Fund: $264,000 (2010-2019)
  • DonorsTrust: $2,611,654 (2010-2021)
  • Doorstep Ministry Foundation: $2,000 (2018)
  • Dorbarleo Foundation: $1,500 (2015-2016)
  • Doris M. Lamb and H. Richard Lamb Foundation: $500 (2017-2018)
  • Downey Family Foundation: $4,000 (2017-2019)
  • DP McClure Family Charitable Foundation: $10,000 (2015-2016)
  • Dr. Edward S. Orzac Foundation: $2,200 (2018)
  • Dr. John W. Flory Foundation: $16,000 (2013-2018)
  • Dr. Ralph G. Frick Family Foundation: $1,550 (2013-2020)
  • Dreier Penrith Family Foundation: $50 (2019)
  • Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke Charitable Foundation: $9,000 (2013-2019)
  • Duffy and Tina Oyster Foundation: $1,500 (2017-2019)
  • Dunn Foundation: $50,000 (2017)
  • Dwight and Vicki Hanger Foundation: $950 (2017-2019)
  • Easter Foundation: $22,000 (2013-2019)
  • Ederic Foundation: $2,000 (2013-2017)
  • Edgar and Elsa Prince Foundation: $4,500 (2014-2019)
  • Ed Uihlein Family Foundation: $230,000 (2014-2020)
  • Edward and Barbara Hulac Charitable Foundation: $12,000 (2017-2020)
  • Einhorn Family Charitable Trust: $6,000 (2013-2018)
  • El Sawy Family Foundation: $4,000 (2015-2016)
  • Elaine and Larry Feit Foundation: $100 (2020)
  • Elizabeth McEachern Foundation: $200 (2016)
  • Elsie P. and Lucius B. McCowan Private Foundation: $500 (2018-2020)
  • Engemann Family Foundation: $1,100 (2014-2016)
  • Enough is Enough Initiative: $50 (2020)
  • Eric Javits Family Foundation: $1,050 (2013-2017)
  • Erickson Family Charitable Foundation: $150,000 (2015-2020)
  • Eugene and Carol Atkinson Family Foundation: $500 (2018)
  • Eugene Holt Massey Charitable Trust: $5,500 (2015-2018)
  • Evenlyn Olin Charitable Trust: $20,000 (2019)
  • Evenstad Family Foundation: $45,000 (2017-2019)
  • Fair View Foundation: $100 (2017)
  • Fairchild Foundation: $200 (2018)
  • Fairchild-Martindale Foundation: $70,000 (2014-2020)
  • Faith in Families Foundation: $500 (2016-2018)
  • Fibus Family Foundation: $500 (2019)
  • Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund: $4,646,339 (2017-2021)
  • Fiel Foundation: $2,000 (2014-2015)
  • Finkelstein Foundation: $700 (2015-2016)
  • Florence and Gordon Holland Family Foundation: $5,000 (2013-2020)
  • Floyd Family Foundation: $21,000 (2013-2019)
  • Folsom Point Charities: $25,000 (2020)
  • Foulke Foundation Trust: $33,000 (2013-2020)
  • Foundation for a Better World: $16,000 (2015-2020)
  • Foundation for Individual Rights in Education: $25,000 (2016)
  • Frances Gilmore Scaife Private Foundation: $250 (2018)
  • Frankel Family Charitable Trust: $6,000 (2017-2019)
  • Franks Family Foundation: $1,850 (2013-2019)
  • Fred and Gertrude Perlberg Foundation: $4,400 (2016-2018)
  • Fred Sands Family Foundation: $1,000 (2017)
  • Frederick Bornman Trust for Conservative Causes: $24,1010 (2016-2020)
  • Frye Family Foundation: $997 (2015)
  • FWG Foundation: $37,000 (2016-2019)
  • G. Harbaugh Foundation: $2,000 (2018-2019)
  • Gabus Family Foundation II: $2,500 (2018-2020)
  • GAF Foundation: $7,500 (2013-2018)
  • Gansett Foundation: $1,000 (2018)
  • Garner Grout Foundation: $155,000 (2020)
  • Garvey Kansas Foundation: $20,000 (2013-2019)
  • Gary and Jade Gussel Foundation: $600 (2015-2016)
  • Gatewood Foundation: $20,000 (2015-2016)
  • Gaynor Family Foundation: $4,000 (2013-2020)
  • Geary Rimmer Vincent Wolf Foundation: $7,000 (2013-2019)
  • Gendell Family Foundation: $900 (2013-2017)
  • George and Betty Harbaugh Charitable Foundation: $1,000 (2016)
  • George and Claudette Hatfield Foundation: $1,000 (2019)
  • George and Mary Anne McCready Charitable Foundation: $2,500 (2017)
  • George and Rita Patterson Foundation: $6,000 (2016-2018)
  • George H. and Isabel C. Shattuck Charitable Foundation: $1,650 (2017-2019)
  • George T. and John M. Beck Foundation: $98,842 (2013-2020)
  • Gerald and Sheila Jeffry Foundation: $100 (2019)
  • Gero Foundation: $500 (2020)
  • Gerry-Corbett Foundation: $29,500 (2014-2019)
  • Gianforte Family Charitable Trust: $14,000 (2013-2017)
  • Give Back Foundation: $64,863 (2018-2020)
  • Glacs Endowment Fund: $38,000 (2013-2019)
  • Gleason Family Foundation: $375,000 (2016-2019)
  • Glen and Carmel Mitchell Foundation: $650 (2013-2019)
  • Global Impact: $48,521 (2012-2016)
  • Goddard Family Foundation: $29,000 (2013-2020)
  • Gods High Sierra Open Country Foundation: $100 (2019)
  • Goebel Foundation: $100 (2017)
  • Gogo Foundation: $4,000 (2016-2020)
  • Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund: $141,200 (2017-2019)
  • Graeber Foundation: $2,000 (2014-2018)
  • Grand Rapids Community Foundation: $20,000 (2014-2017)
  • Grassano Family Foundation: $242 (2019-2020)
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation: $15,501 (2020)
  • Greater Houston Community Foundation: $37,700 (2016-2020)
  • Greater Kansas City Community Foundation: $73,100 (2014-2019)
  • Greater Washington Community Foundation: $40,000 (2016-2019)
  • Gregory M. and Deborah M. Desaye Foundation: $1,210 (2013-2017)
  • Grogan Family Foundation: $1,400 (2013-2016)
  • Guetz Foundation: $60,000 (2013-2018)
  • Haass Family Foundation: $9,000 (2013-2016)
  • Haberman Foundation: $1,000 (2013-2015)
  • Hamill Foundation: $50,000 (2020)
  • Hanna Family Perpetual Foundation: $650 (2013-2019)
  • Hanser Family Foundation: $1,450 (2013-2017)
  • Hanson Family Foundation: $122,000 (2020)
  • Hardie Family Foundation: $300 (2013)
  • Hargrave Methodist Christian Witness Trust: $50 (2017)
  • Harold C. and Janet A. Baldauf: $6,000 (2014-2020)
  • Harold J. and Arlyne G. Levy Family Foundation: $75 (2013-2015)
  • Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation: $200 (2017)
  • Harvey M. Meyerhoff Fund: $13,000 (2013-2019)
  • Hasson Family Foundation: $300 (2019-2020)
  • Haus Family Foundation: $800 (2020)
  • Hawkins Family Foundation: $2,950 (2013-2020)
  • Hayden Foundation: $12,500 (2014-2019)
  • Healthcare Innovations Foundation: $200 (2013-2015)
  • Heller Family Foundation: $10,000 (2019)
  • Henderson Foundation: $48,000 (2013-2020)
  • Henkes Foundation: $1,850 (2013-2018)
  • Henry E. Haller Jr. Foundation: $1,200,250 (2013-2018)
  • Henry Safford Peacock Foundation: $2,600 (2013-2020)
  • Herbert and Dorothy Kunstadt Foundation: $3,250 (2013-2020)
  • Herbert H. and Barbara C. Dow Foundation: $50,000 (2020)
  • Herbold Foundation: $88,000 (2013-2020)
  • Hodgman Family Foundation: $15,000 (2015-2017)
  • Hoerle Foundation: $100 (2019)
  • Hofmeister Foundation: $1,450 (2016-2020)
  • Hofshi Foundation: $600 (2018)
  • Hohensee Charitable Foundation: $450 (2013-2017)
  • Holman Foundation: $355,000 (2014-2019)
  • Hook Family Foundation: $52,000 (2016-2019)
  • Howard and Mary Eliza McMillan Foundation: $200 (2019)
  • HSS Foundation: $200 (2013-2014)
  • Hufty Foundation: $9,000 (2013-2019)
  • In His Steps Foundation: $10,000 (2019)
  • Individual Freedom Fund: $3,500 (2016-2019)
  • Infaith Community Foundation: $5,431 (2019)
  • Insight America United: $50,000 (2018-2020)
  • Irving May and Edith H. May Foundation: $950 (2014-2015)
  • Irving Rothlein Foundation: $600 (2015-2016)
  • JA Daley III Foundation: $43,000 (2014-2020)
  • Jack and Gitta Nagel Foundation: $2,000 (2016-2017)
  • Jack and Lija Romence Family Foundation: $270 (2013-2018)
  • Jack Holy Family Foundation: $100 (2020)
  • Jack Levin Foundation: $1,500 (2013-2018)
  • Jacobs Family Foundation: $3,450 (2014-2018)
  • Jacobsen Lake Foundation: $2,000 (2013-2016)
  • James C. and Teresa K. Day Foundation: $50,000 (2013-2019)
  • James E. and John A. Keyes Foundation: $400 (2019)
  • James F. Causley Jr. Family Foundation: $170,200 (2013-2017)
  • James Huntington Foundation: $2,500 (2020)
  • James Ludke Charitable Trust: $19,000 (2013-2018)
  • James P. Caruso and Christine S. Caruso Charitable Fund: $2,906 (2014-2020)
  • James R. and Nanette S. Michie Foundation: $1,250 (2019-2020)
  • James W. and Norma Eloise Terry Foundation: $2,900 (2013-2019)
  • Jane and Larry Comer Foundation: $5,000 (2013-2018)
  • Jane Ellen Murray Foundation: $250 (2017)
  • Jason Stone Family Foundation: $90 (2020)
  • Jay R. Monroe Memorial Foundation: $500 (2016)
  • Jean K. Lafromboise Foundation: $20,000 (2016-2019)
  • Jeanne and Glenn Easton Foundation: $1,000 (2019)
  • Jeff and Shelley Shinn Foundation: $500 (2013-2020)
  • Jewish Communal Fund: $223,326 (2014-2020)
  • Jim and Diane McCarthy Foundation: $2,500 (2013-2020)
  • Jim Hicks Family Foundation: $42,500
  • Jim Kuden Family Foundation: $50 (2017)
  • Joe and Jan Larson Foundation: $425 (2014-2016)
  • John 316 Foundation: $4,750 (2015-2018)
  • John A. and Mary Pollock Yanta Memorial Trust: $300 (2015-2018)
  • John and Donnie Brock Foundation: $8,000 (2013-2019)
  • John B. and Graceann H. Reese Foundation: $20,000 (2013-2016)
  • John C. Corckran Jr. Charitable Fund: $1,200 (2015-2017)
  • John E. and Sue M. Jackson Charitable Trust: $2,973 (2017)
  • John F. Barrett Foundation: $4,000 (2015-2020)
  • John H. and Emma P. Van Gorden Crut: $8,850 (2020)
  • John J. Creedon Foundation: $700 (2013-2018)
  • John Oster Family Foundation: $3,500 (2013-2019)
  • John P. and Kathryn G. Evans Foundation: $2,600 (2013-2019)
  • John P. Kavooras Charitable Trust: $24,000 (2013-2016)
  • John R. and M. Margrite Davis Foundation: $30,000 (2015-2020)
  • John Sluck and Anita Sluck Foundation: $15,000 (2017-2020)
  • John William Pope Foundation: $100,000 (2014-2019)
  • Johnson Charitable Gift Fund: $19,650 (2017-2019)
  • Joseph M. Hamilburg Foundation: $100 (2020)
  • Joseph T. and Helen M. Simpson Foundation: $12,500 (2013-2020)
  • Joy and Hank Kuchta Foundation: $75,000 (2018)
  • JP Morgan Chase Foundation: $10,418 (2013-2019)
  • Julia Stearns Dockweiler Charitable Foundation: $5,000 (2019)
  • Justin and Michelle Hughes Foundation: $100 (2017)
  • K&E Fund: $500 (2019)
  • Kalbach Family Foundation: $100 (2020)
  • Karen and Paul Schaefer Foundation: $50 (2018-2020)
  • Karp Foundation: $20,000 (2016-2019)
  • Katharine Audrey Webb Foundation: $76,001 (2013-2018)
  • Kay Family Foundation: $15,000 (2018)
  • Keller Family Charitable Trust: $2,000 (2017-2018)
  • Kelly Family Foundation: $22,500 (2014-2020)
  • Kenneth and Cherrie Garrett Foundation: $5,200 (2015-2020)
  • Kenneth E. and Becky H. Johnson Foundation: $125 (2017)
  • Kent Foundation: $1,000 (2013)
  • Kingdom School and Ministry Center: $3,100 (2017)
  • Kirchner Family Foundation: $4,000 (2016-2018)
  • Kline Family Foundation: $2,000 (2018-2019)
  • Klingbeil Family Foundation: $1,000 (2016)
  • Klug Family Foundation: $500 (2018)
  • Kosier Family Foundation: $50 (2015-2017)
  • Kowalewski Tr E: $84,998 (2018)
  • Krieble Foundation: $55,000 (2013-2016)
  • Kruger Foundation: $15 (2016)
  • L & J Goldrich Foundation: $679 (2015-2019)
  • Lackey Foundation: $850 (2018)
  • Ladera Foundation: $3,500 (2016-2018)
  • Lafferty Family Foundation: $1,000 (2019)
  • Laguna Beach Community Foundation: $600 (2017)
  • Lancaster Foundation: $500 (2017-2019)
  • Larry A. Modin Foundation: $600 (2020)
  • Lauring Charitable Foundation: $600 (2018-2020)
  • Lavern T. Busse and Audrey Busse Foundation: $35,000 (2020)
  • Lavery Foundation: $2,000 (2018-2019)
  • Lawrence and Rosanne Snapp Family Foundation: $100 (2020)
  • Lazof Family Foundation: $20,000 (2016-2017)
  • Leandro P. Rizzuto Foundation: $20,000 (2016-2017)
  • Lee Family Foundation: $1,500 (2015-2017)
  • Lehrman Institute: $150,000 (2016-2019)
  • Leigh Tison Charitable Trust: $3,000 (2013-2018)
  • Leland and Kathleen Kaiser Charitable Foundation: $500 (2015-2016)
  • Leo Daniel Foundation: $10,000 (2014-2019)
  • Loeffler Trust: $50 (2019)
  • Leonard and Teresa Friedman Foundation: $200 (2018-2019)
  • Linlundh Foundation: $92,000 (2013-2019)
  • Llandaff Family Trust: $15,750 (2013-2019)
  • Lloyd A. Fry Foundation: $20,000 (2015-2019)
  • Lois A. Kania Charitable Foudnation: $100 (2018)
  • Loprete Family Foundation: $60,000 (2015-2018)
  • Lorraine Beckham Ashe Foundation: $2,500 (2019)
  • Louise and Loui Paolillo Foundation: $50 (2020)
  • Luhrsen Family Foundation: $985 (2013-2020)
  • Lundy Fetterman Family: $70,000 (2014-2019)
  • Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation: $1,707,440 (2013-2021)
  • M. Haley Foundation: $8,500 (2014-2019)
  • M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust: $300,000 (2016-2017)
  • MacDougal Family Foundation: $1,000 (2018)
  • Magee Family Charitable Trust: $500 (2017)
  • Mann Family Foundation Trust: $75,000 (2013-2020)
  • Margaret C.B. and S. Spencer N. Brown Foundation: $7,200 (2015-2020)
  • Marion G. Wells Foundation: $15,000 (2018)
  • Mark B. Wallner Foundation: $300 (2020)
  • Mark H. and Blanche M. Harrington Foundation: $2,000 (2020)
  • Martin County Community Foundation: $30,000 (2016)
  • Mary and Daniel Dolan Family Foundation: $2,000 (2018-2019)
  • Mautz Family Foundation: $700 (2013-2016)
  • McClane Brown Family Foundation: $3,500 (2013-2020)
  • McKee Family Foundation: $5,000 (2015-2016)
  • McLean Foundation: $11,500 (2013-2020)
  • McLin Family Foundation: $2,000 (2015-2017)
  • McNeill Charitable Foundation: $27,720 (2014-2020)
  • McQueen Family Foundation: $57,500 (2015-2017)
  • MD Lieberman Foundation: $5,000 (2017-2018)
  • Meer Family Foundation: $150 (2017-2020)
  • Meier Family Foundation: $300 (2013-2016)
  • Mercer Family Foundation: $2,000,000 (2013-2016)
  • MHR Family Foundation: $800 (2014-2019)
  • Michael Iganamort Foundation: $5,000 (2013-2017)
  • Mick and Sandy Lee Family Foundation: $2,600 (2020)
  • Middleton Foundation: $7,000 (2013-2019)
  • Miller Family Foundation: $100 (2017)
  • Mills Family Foundation: $3,100 (2015-2018)
  • Milstein Family Foundation: $25,000 (2019)
  • Minke Foundation: $700 (2013-2020)
  • Minneapolis Foundation: $20,350 (2014-2019)
  • Mitchell W. Watts Family Foundation: $100 (2018)
  • Monsen Family Foundation: $2,775 (2013-2020)
  • Moone Family Foundation: $300 (2016-2019)
  • Morse Family Foundation: $400 (2013-2020)
  • Mosow Family Foundation: $400 (2016)
  • Motorola Solutions Foundation: $200 (2020)
  • Myles Wittenstein Charitable Foundation: $1,000 (2018)
  • Natan Foundation: $2,000 (2018)
  • Nathan and Priscilla Gordon Foundation: $4,750 (2014-2020)
  • National Christian Charitable Foundation: $22,395,294 (2013–22)
  • National Philanthropic Trust: $1,174,000 (2014-2020)
  • Nelson Family Foundation: $500
  • Nespola Charitable Foundation: $250 (2019)
  • New Hope Foundation: $200 (2018)
  • Newbern Foundation: $900 (2018-2020)
  • Nicholas and Kathleen Mayall Memorial Foundation: $7,000 (2013-2019)
  • Nicholson Family Foundation: $1,400 (2016-2019)
  • Norma Pace Foundation: $20,000 (2018-2019)
  • Norman I and Sandra Rich Family Charitable Foundation: $3,690 (2013-2017)
  • Northern New York Community Foundation: $35,000 (2015-2019)
  • Oarsmen Foundation: $107,425 (2013-2019)
  • Oda Family Charitable Foundation: $7,500 (2018-2019)
  • Old Stones Foundation: $7,000 (2013-2018)
  • Olga and David Melin Foundation: $300 (2020)
  • Olson Family Foundation: $40,000 (2015-2016)
  • Opportunity Foundation: $7,000 (2013-2019)
  • ORB Relief Trust: $180 (2019)
  • Oshay Family Foundation: $500 (2018)
  • Pardus Family Foundation: $1,600 (2015-2017)
  • Parsons Family Foundation: $230 (2015-2017)
  • Pat Boone Foundation: $1,800 (2014-2018)
  • Patricia M. and Robert H. Martinsen Foundation: $200 (2020)
  • Patterson Family Foundation: $10,500 (2013-2016)
  • Paul D. Austin Family Foundation Trust: $1,250 (2013-2020)
  • Pearle and Glen Foundation: $16,000 (2019)
  • Peebles Family Foundation Trust: $75 (2016)
  • Peery-Cauthen Charitable Trust: $9,800 (2013-2020)
  • Perfect Light Foundation: $6,900 (2015-2019)
  • Peter and Ann Lambertus Family Foundation: $20,000 (2019)
  • Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America: $212,500 (2018-2019)
  • Philip and Patricia Muck Charitable Foundation: $5,000 (2020)
  • Pinkerton Foundation: $2,000 (2013-2015)
  • Pio Costa Foundation: $400 (2017-2019)
  • Poole Family Foundation: $1,000 (2019)
  • Poterucha Family Foundation: $100 (2017)
  • Price Family Foundation: $25,000 (2013-2017)
  • Pulvermacher Family Foundation: $3,300 (2013-2018)
  • Quesenbery Education Trust: $50,000 (2016-2018)
  • R. Edwin and Winsome S. Brown Foundation: $250 (2019)
  • Ralph A. Loveys Family Charitable Foundation: $1,000 (2013-2016)
  • Ralph and Mary Cleveland Foundation: $600 (2013-2019)
  • Ralphs Prather Ranch Foundation: $8,500 (2015-2020)
  • Randall Dick J. and Carolyn L. Foundation: $100,000 (2020)
  • Ravizza Family Foundation: $300 (2014-2018)
  • Ray Foundation: $90,000 (2017-2019)
  • Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund: $91,336 (2014-2020)
  • Red Bird Hollow Foundation: $4,000 (2014-2019)
  • Redel Foundation: $1,100 (2019)
  • Reese Family Foundation for Christ: $1,000 (2020)
  • Reeves Family Foundation: $500 (2016)
  • Rhodes Family Foundation: $700 (2016)
  • RHS Foundation: $11,000 (2015-2016)
  • Richard and Barbara Gaby Foundation: $1,053,569 (2019)
  • Richard and Marcy Horvitz Foundation: $1,200 (2013-2018)
  • Richard D. Shirk Family Foundation: $55,000 (2018-2020)
  • Richard M. Connor Sr. and Florence B. Connor Memorial Foundation: $500 (2017-2019)
  • Richard P. Dulaney Foundation: $100 (2019)
  • Richard W. and Jean P. Wright Charitable Trust: $100 (2019-2020)
  • Richards Family Foundation: $17,500 (2013-2019)
  • Riklin Charitable Trust: $500 (2018-2019)
  • Rising Phoenix Foundation: $2,000 (2015-2016)
  • Robert A. and Kathey K. Anderson Foundation: $110,000 (2013-2019)
  • Robert A. and Marianne S. Gwinn Family Foundation: $2,500 (2017)
  • Robert and Alice Bridges Foundation: $8,000 (2013-2016)
  • Robert and Lois Geller Foundation: $100 (2019)
  • Robert and Nina Rosenthal Foundation: $35,000 (2015-2017)
  • Robert Charles Guidry Sr. Charitable Trust: $850 (2017-2020)
  • Robert D. and Virginia J. McCallum Foundation: $3,000 (2018-2019)
  • Robert E. and Judith M. Lamberth Charitable Foundation: $2,000 (2018)
  • Robert E. Lamb Foundation: $15,000 (2013-2016)
  • Robert L. and Jean Clarke Family Foundation: $2,000
  • Robert S. and Janet L. Miller Family Foundation: $510,000 (2016-2017)
  • Robert S. and Star Pepper Foundation: $375,000 (2013-2017)
  • Robert S. Block Family Foundation: $550 (2013-2016)
  • Robert S. Dinsmore Foundation of Texas: $2,000 (2016-2019)
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: $150 (2017)
  • Robertson-Finley Foundation: $54,500 (2016-2018)
  • Rodney Kunishige and Phyllis Kunishige Charitable Foundation: $25 (2019)
  • Roe Foundation: $850,000 (2013-2020)
  • Roger and Priscilla Schultz Family Foundation: $200 (2017)
  • Roland Family Foundation: $2,000 (2013-2020)
  • Romylik Foundation: $5,000 (2015-2018)
  • Rosalind Pio Costa Foundation: $200 (2015-2016)
  • RPM Foundation: $2,500 (2018)
  • Sacred Family Causes Foundation: $920 (2017-2020)
  • Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundation: $5,250 (2019)
  • Sam and Gail Murdough Family Foundation: $5,000 (2016-2018)
  • Sammy H. and Jacqueline Kouri Foundation: $100 (2019)
  • Samuel L. Westerman Foundation: $10,000 (2020)
  • Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation: $400,000 (2019)
  • Sander Foundation: $400 (2016-2018)
  • Santa Barbara Foundation: $21,650 (2017-2019)
  • Santomero Family Foundation: $250 (2017)
  • Sarah Scaife Foundation: $10,930,000 (2012-2022)
  • Sayers Foundation: $30,000 (2015-2017)
  • Schiele Family Foundation: $2,000 (2017-2019)
  • Schwab Charitable Fund: $3,040,972
  • Seagears Family Foundation: $2,000 (2016-2017)
  • Searle Freedom Trust: $1,875,000 (2011-2020)
  • SEC Charitable Corporation: $5,000 (2018)
  • Seegers Foundation: $1,000 (2018)
  • Self Foundation: $50 (2018)
  • Servant Foundation: $70,005 (2018-2020)
  • Sgt. Mark Antonowitsch Foundation: $1,000 (2020)
  • Shamrock Foundation: $18,500 (2013-2019)
  • Shanley Family Foundation: $100,734 (2015-2019)
  • Sharon A. Fordham Foundation: $2,500 (2013-2018)
  • Shell Oil Company Foundation: $14,178 (2013-2019)
  • Shelton Foundation: $400 (2013-2017)
  • Shepard Family Private Foundation: $10,000 (2018)
  • Short Family Foundation: $2,000 (2018)
  • Shugart Family Foundation: $300 (2019)
  • Sidney A. Swensrud Foundation: $125,000 (2013-2019)
  • Sieg Dunlap Foundation: $15,000 (2020)
  • Silver Cloud Foundation: $3,000 (2015-2018)
  • Silver Family Foundation: $100 (2019)
  • Snider Foundation: $10,000 (2015-2016)
  • Snyder Family Foundation: $9,000 (2013-2020)
  • Sonja and Conrad Fischer Foundation Charitable Trust: $1,000 (2018)
  • Sophia and William Casey Foundation: $40,000 (2014-2019)
  • Sordoni Foundation: $4,000 (2017-2020)
  • Sorenson Legacy Foundation: $620,000 (2017-2020)
  • Spears Charitable Trust: $1,000 (2019)
  • Stahl Family Foundation: $500 (2019)
  • Stan and Suzanne St. Pierre Foundation: $200 (2015-2018)
  • Stanley E. Fulton Family Foundation: $50,000 (2019), $9,500,000 approved for future payment.
  • Stanley O. Miller Charitable Fund: $7,500 (2013-2016)
  • Stephen and Mary Graves Family Foundation: $500 (2018)
  • Stephen B. Smith Charitable Foundation: $9,500 (2014-2019)
  • Stephen F. and Camilla T. Brauer Charitable Trust: $10,000 (2020)
  • Steusloff Lowell F. Charitable Trust: $125,523 (2017-2020)
  • Steve and Amy Van Andel Foundation: $20,000 (2015-2016)
  • Stickley Foundation: $250 (2017)
  • Stiles-Nicholson Foundation: $20,000 (2016-2017)
  • Storz Charitable Trust: $1,600 (2018-2019)
  • Strake Foundation: $8,000 (2018)
  • Sutton Family Foundation: $3,000 (2020)
  • Swearingen Foundation: $10,000 (2018-2019)
  • Sweet Peas Foundation: $8,500 (2013-2018)
  • T. H. Etheridge Trust: $4,000 (2013-2019)
  • Talbert Family Foundation: $400 (2013-2016)
  • Tarnok Family Foundation: $100 (2020)
  • Tate Foundation: $6,000 (2013-2018)
  • Tawny and Jerry Sanders Charitable Fund: $17,500 (2014-2020)
  • Tcherepnine Foundation: $100 (2019)
  • Ted Muhs Foundation: $55,000 (2013-2019)
  • Temperate Wind Foundation-Research Development Operation: $500 (2020)
  • Tepas Family Foundation: $10,550 (2020)
  • Tepper Family Foundation: $17,000 (2017-2020)
  • Tessie Grosby Charitable Foundation: $200 (2020)
  • Thames Family Foundation: $500 (2015-2019)
  • Theodore and Elizabeth Schmidt Family Foundation: $5,000 (2014-2017)
  • Thomas A. and Joan M. Holmes Foundation: $10,000 (2013-2017)
  • Thomas C. Blair Foundation: $2,250 (2016-2019)
  • Thomas H. Lowder Family Foundation: $1,000 (2016)
  • Thomas Rosato Foundation: $11,000 (2013-2019)
  • Thomas S. Carter Foundation: $35 (2016)
  • Thomas W. Smith Foundation: $250,000 (2016-2017)
  • Thomson Family Foundation: $75,000 (2017-2019)
  • Tim and Suzanne Word Foundation: $750 (2016)
  • Tom and Lois Longest Charitable Trust: $1,000 (2018-2019)
  • Topeka Community Foundation: $60,000 (2015-2016)
  • Town Branch Foundation: $5,000 (2019)
  • Triford Foundation: $10,200 (2013-2020)
  • Trinity Treasure Team: $1,500 (2017-2020)
  • Tronvold Foundation: $6,000 (2014-2019)
  • Trzcinski Foundation: $100,000 (25,000)
  • Tulsa Community Foundation: $10,000 (2019)
  • TW Lewis Foundation: $135,000 (2016-2019)
  • Tzedakah Foundation: $100 (2019)
  • U. S. Family Foundation: $99,505 (2016-2019)
  • University Financing Foundation: $250 (2019)
  • Vandenberghe Foundation: $125 (2018-2019)
  • Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program: $2,947,900 (2015-2020)
  • Venner Family Foundation: $37,000 (2013-2020)
  • Vyuha: $250 (2018)
  • W. A. Mueller Foundation: $2,500 (2018-2020)
  • W. Paul Starkey Foundation Trust: $1,750 (2015-2019)
  • W.S. Foundation: $2,500 (2019)
  • Waddoups Family Foundation: $1,100 (2016-2019)
  • Wagner-Essman Care Foundation: $15,000 (2013-2019)
  • Walker Foundation: $105,000 (2014-2019)
  • Warren P. and Joanne C. Powers Charitable Foundation: $2,000 (2015-2016)
  • Wayne T. Kennedy and Lorelei Frockwell Family Foundation: $2,000 (2015-2016)
  • Weinberger Foundation: $2,000 (2018-2019)
  • Weller Family Foundation: $1,000 (2016-2017)
  • Westmeath Foundation: $40,000 (2016-2019)
  • Whatley Foundation: $4,250 (2013-2019)
  • Whitener Family Foundation: $8,678 (2013-2019)
  • Wilbert and Genevieve Schauer Foundation: $100 (2017)
  • William A. and Genevieve H. Strong Foundation Trust: $20,160 (2020)
  • William and Flora Hewlett Foundation: $150,000 (2019)
  • William and Florence Wheeler Foundation: $45,000 (2019)
  • William and Leona Lorberbaum Charitable Foundation: $1,050 (2013-2019)
  • William and Renee Curtis Family Foundation: $600 (2020)
  • William C. and Cindy L. Scott Foundation: $1,000 (2019)
  • William G. and Mary A. Ryan Foundation: $1,000 (2016)
  • William H. and Ella W. McMahan Foundation: $1,000 (2019)
  • William Howard Flowers Jr.: $825,000 (2013-2019)
  • William J. and Julia M. Edwards Foundation: $50,000 (2013-2017)
  • William S. and Ann Atherton Foundation: $210,000 (2014-2017)
  • William S. Knight Foundation: $10,000 (2017)
  • Willow Pond Foundation: $1,600 (2016-2018)
  • Winnowski Family Charitable Foundation: $500 (2016-2018)
  • Wiseheart Foundation: $113,000 (2016-2019)
  • WL Amos Sr. Foundation: $575,000 (2015-2019)
  • Woodford Foundation for Limited Government: $14,000 (2013-2020)
  • Woodhouse Family Foundation: $48,000 (2013-2020)
  • Woodward Fund: $5,000 (2019)
  • Wormald Family Foundation: $2,500 (2016)
  • WT Hansen Family Foundation: $300 (2013-2015)
  • Yaron Foundation: $250 (2019)
  • Yisnasay Foundation: $2,500 (2016)
  • Younger Foundation: $1,800 (2014-2019)
  • Zabrowski Family Foundation: $100 (2018)
  • Zadeck Family Foundation: $250 (2015)
  • Ztyl Foundation: $500 (2020)
  • Zucaro Family Foundation: $3,823 (2016-2019)

Between 1985 and 2003, Media Transparency reports that the following contributors provided $57,497,537 (unadjusted for inflation) to the Heritage Foundation:

Right Web says of the Heritage Foundation:

"The foundation received $2. 2 million from the Federation of Korean Industries in the early 1980s. Initially it was believed this donation came from the Korean Central Intelligence Agency (which would make the Heritage Foundation a foreign agent of Korea), but the Federation later stated that the donation came at the encouragement of the KCIA."
"The Heritage Foundation's income has increased every year since 1981. The progression has been: 1981--$7. 1 million; 1982-$8. 6 million; 1983--$10. 6 million; 1984--$10. 7 million; 1985-$11. 6 million; 1986--$14. 0 million; 1987--$14. 3 million; and 1988--$14. 6 million. In 1988, foundations provided 38 percent of Heritage's income, individuals provided 34 percent, and corporations gave 17 percent; the remainder came from investments and sales of materials."[60]

The Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. In its annual report, it states that "we rely on the financial contributions of the general public: individuals, foundations and corporations. We accept no government funds and perform no contract work."[61]

The Heritage Foundation has received funding from organizations with connections to the Koch brothers. In 2012, the Heritage Foundation received $650,000 from the Claude R. Lambe Foundation, which was one of the Koch Family Foundations before it closed in 2013. The Lambe Foundation contributed at least $4.8 million to the Heritage Foundation between 1998 and 2012.

According to an investigation in The Guardian, the Heritage Foundation has accepted donations from Marlboro cigarette manufacture's parent company Altria "in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016." The Heritage Foundation "has historical and current ties to the tobacco industry, and has fought tobacco tax increases and regulations on vaping." It has taken positions favorable to the tobacco industry as recently as 2018. In 2004, Altria and Heritage Foundation worked together "to encourage journalists to question the science of secondhand smoke."[62]

In recent years, the Heritage Foundation has also received funding from Donors Trust and Donors Capital Fund, including $53,300 in 2010 and $69,850 in 2012. The Koch brothers have donated millions of dollars to Donors Trust through the Knowledge and Progress Fund. Between 2001 and 2010, the Foundation received $3.38 million from the conservative Bradley Foundation.[63]

With a "long history of receiving large donations from overseas," Heritage continued to rake in a minimum of several hundred thousand dollars from Taiwan and South Korea each year through the 1990s, according to Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting.[64] In the autumn of 1988, the South Korean National Assembly uncovered a document revealing that Korean intelligence secretly gave $2.2 million to the Heritage Foundation during the early 1980s. In turn, Heritage established an Asian Studies Center.[65][66][67] There was also a connection between Heritage and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon (founder of the "Moonies" as well as of the Washington Times). This first appeared in a 1975 congressional investigation on the Korean Central Intelligence Agency (KCIA) activities in the US. The report noted, "In 1975, Ed Feulner ... was introduced to KCIA station chief Kim Yung Hwan by Neil Salonen and Dan Feffernan of the Freedom Leadership foundation". Salonen was head of Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church in the United States. The Freedom Leadership Foundation (FLF), a political arm of Moon's Unification network, was linked to the World Anti-Communist League.[65][66]

In Heritage officials "categorically deny" the accusation that the organization received money from Korean intelligence. In 1995, Heritage's annual report did include a $400,000 grant from the Samsung, a Korean company. The Wall Street Journal also reported that between 1993 and 1996, heritage received almost $1 million from the Korea Foundation, which reportedly "serves as a direct conduit of money from the South Korean government."[64]

Grants Distributed

All grants below are listed in The Heritage Foundation's IRS filings by year:








Core Financials


  • Total Revenue: $106,329,524
  • Total Expenses: $93,668,116
  • Net Assets: $331,987,871


  • Total Revenue: $101,783,032
  • Total Expenses: $85,809,083
  • Net Assets: $367,272,162


  • Total Revenue: $119,134,479
  • Total Expenses: $40,380,940
  • Net Assets: $331,754,148


  • Total Revenue: $122,861,202
  • Total Expenses: $77,972,750
  • Net Assets: $321,496,833


  • Total Revenue: $81,056,876
  • Total Expenses: $79,928,180
  • Net Assets: $250,625,070


  • Total Revene: $82,194,912
  • Total Expenses: $85,427,198
  • Net Assets: $265,7979,554


  • Total Revenue: $82,209,446
  • Total Expenses: $81,620,518
  • Net Assets: $240,680,594


  • Total Revenue: $96,969,906
  • Total Expenses: $82,107,321
  • Net Assets: $217,141,676


  • Total Revenue: $112,690,147
  • Total Expenses: $80,161,735
  • Net Assets: $194,250,663


  • Total Revenue: $86,084,630
  • Total Expenses: $81,748,321
  • Net Assets: $154,277,292


  • Total Revenue: $72,170,983
  • Total Expenses: $80,033,828
  • Net Assets: $142,231,547


  • Total Revenue: $78,253,864
  • Total Expenses: $80,378,250
  • Net Assets: $164,819,678


  • Total Revenue: $69,230,717
  • Total Expenses: $69,042,685
  • Net Assets: $156,194,570


  • Total Revenue: $70,877,006
  • Total Expenses: $64,645,625
  • Net Assets: $133,216,138


  • Total Revenue: $65,765,247
  • Total Expenses: $47,229,280
  • Net Assets: $170,719,110


  • Revenue: over $25 million from individual contributors and $13.1 million from foundations
  • Expenses: $40.5 million

While corporations provided only $1.5 million -- 4% -- of Heritage’s contributions in 2006, they nonetheless have significant interest in the foundation's policy output. These include defense contractors Boeing and Lockheed Martin, finance and insurance companies such as Allstate Insurance, Mortgage Insurance Companies of America, and American International Group (AIG), auto company Honda, tobacco company Altria Group (Philip Morris), drug and medical companies Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, and Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, oil companies ChevronTexaco and Exxon Mobil, software giant Microsoft, and -- chipping in over $100,000 each -- Alticor (Amway), Pfizer, PhRMA, and United Parcel Service (UPS).[82]


Board of Trustees

As of August 2022:[83]

  • Barb Van Andel-Gaby, Chairman (Director, Alticor)
  • Michael W. Gleba, Vice Chairman (Chairman/CEO, Treasurer and Trustee, Sarah Scaife Foundation)
  • Larry P. Arnn, Ph.D., President, Hillsdale College
  • John Coleman
  • Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D (Founder, The Heritage Foundation)
  • Robert P. George, D.Phil.
  • Ryan Haggerty
  • Price Harding
  • Virginia Heckman
  • Jerry Hume (Chairman of the Board, Basic American, Inc.)
  • Mark A. Kolokotrones (Founder and President, Castle Knoll Investments)
  • The Hon. Edwin Meese III
  • Rebekah A. Mercer (Owner, Ruby et Violette)
  • Abby Spencer Moffat
  • Nersi Nazari, Ph.D. (Chairman and CEO, Vital Connect, Inc.)
  • Anthony J. Saliba (Executive Managing Director, ConvergEx Group)
  • Brian Tracy (Brian Tracy International)

Honorary Trustees

Society of Emeritus Trustees

Former Trustees

  • Meg Allen (Director, DRAMLA, S.A., Geneva, Switzerland)
  • David R. Brown, M.D., Chairman Emeritus and Honorary Trustee
  • Kathryn Davis (Partner, Shelby Cullom Davis & Co., LP)
  • Midge Decter
  • Jim DeMint
  • Todd W. Herrick (Retired chairman, president and CEO of Techumseh Products Co.)
  • Richard M. Scaife, listed as Vice Chairman, passed away in July 2014.[84]
  • William L. Walton (Founder and chairman, Rappahannock Ventures)
  • Marion Wells

Senior Management

As of August 2022:[85]

  • John P. Backiel, Vice President of Finance and Accounting, and Treasurer
  • Tommy Binion, Vice President of Government Relations
  • Robert B. Bluey: Vice President of Communications and Executive Editor of The Daily Signal
  • Chris Byrnes, General Counsel and Secretary
  • James Jay Carafano, Ph.D; Vice President of The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, and the E. W. Richardson Fellow
  • Wesley Coopersmith, Chief of Staff to the President
  • Eric Korsvall, Chief Operating Officer
  • John Malcolm, Vice President of the Institute for Constitutional Government, Director of the Meese Center, Ed and Sherry Gilbertson Senior Legal Fellow
  • Andrew McIndoe, Vice President of Development
  • Derrick Morgan, Executive Vice President
  • Andrew Olivastro, Vice President of Outreach
  • Kevin Roberts, Ph.D., President
  • Roger Severino, Vice President of Domestic Policy and The Joseph C. and Elizabeth A. Anderlik Fellow
  • Bridgett G. Wagner, Executive Director, Edwin J. Feulner Institute


As of August 2022:[86]

  • Jonathan Abbamonte, Senior Research Associate, Center for Data Analysis
  • EJ Antoni, Research Fellow, Regional Economics, Center for Data Analysis
  • Doug Badger, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Health and Welfare Policy
  • Frederico Bartels, Senior Policy Analyst, Defense Budgeting, Center for National Defense
  • Jason Bedrick, Research Fellow, Center for Education Policy
  • Preston Brashers, Senior Policy Analyst, Tax Policy, Grover M. Hermann Center for the Federal Budget
  • Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, Anglo-American Relations, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom
  • Peter Brookes, Senior Research Fellow, Weapons of Mass Destruction and Counter Proliferation, Center for National Defense
  • Steven P. Bucci, Ph.D., Visiting Fellow, Phillip N. Truluck Center for Leadership Development
  • Lindsey M. Burke, Ph.D., Director, Center for Education Policy and Mark A. Kolokotrones Fellow in Education
  • David R. Burton, Senior Research Fellow, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies
  • Jonathan Butcher, Will Skillman Fellow in Education, Center for Education Policy
  • David Calhoun, Visiting Fellow, China Transparency Project in Africa, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies
  • GianCarlo Canaparo, Senior Legal Fellow, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • James Jay Carafano, Vice President, The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, and the E.W. Richardson Fellow
  • Dustin Carmack, Research Fellow, Cybersecurity, Intelligence, and Emerging Technologies, Border Security and Immigration Center
  • Dean Cheng, Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center
  • Min-Hua Chiang, Research Fellow and Economist, Asian Studies Center
  • Maiya Clark, Senior Research Associate, Defense Industrial Base, Center for National Defense
  • Victoria Coates, Senior Research Fellow, International Affairs and National Security, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom
  • Michael Cunningham, Visiting Fellow, Asian Studies Center
  • Helle C. Dale, Senior Fellow, Public Diplomacy, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom
  • Kevin Dayaratna, Ph.D., Chief Statistician, Data Scientist, and Senior Research Fellow, Center for Data Analysis
  • James Di Pane, Policy Analyst, Defense Policy, Center for National Defense
  • David Ditch, Policy Analyst, Grover M. Hermann Center for the Federal Budget
  • Tim Doescher, Associate Director, Coalition Relations
  • Becky Norton Dunlop, Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow
  • Erin Dwinell, Senior Research Associate, Border Security
  • Joe Edlow, Visiting Fellow, Border Security and Immigration Center
  • Lee Edwards, Ph.D., Distinguished Fellow in Conservative Thought, B. Kenneth Simon Center for American Studies
  • Michael J. Ellis, Visiting Fellow, Law and Technology, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D., Founder and Former President
  • Jack Fitzhenry, Senior Legal Policy Analyst, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • Virginia Ford, Visiting Fellow, Center for Education Policy
  • Leslie Ford, Visiting Fellow, Center for Health and Welfare Poliy
  • Kara Frederick, Director, Tech Policy Center
  • Nile Gardiner, Ph.D., Director, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom and Bernard and Barbara Lomas Fellow
  • Patty-Jane Geller, Senior Policy Analyst, Nuclear Deterrence and Missile Defense, Center for National Defense
  • Drew Gonshorowski, Research Fellow, Simulations, Center for Data Analysis
  • Mike Gonzales, Angeles T. Arredondo E. Pluribus Unum Senior Fellow, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies
  • Jay P. Greene, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, Center for Education Policy
  • Samuel Gregg, Ph.D., Visiting Fellow, B. Kenneth Simon Center for American Studies
  • Rachel Greszler, Senior Research Fellow, Budget and Entitlements, Grover M. Hermann Center for the Federal Budget
  • Joel Griffith, Research Fellow, Financial Regulations, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies
  • Steven Groves, Margaret Thatcher Fellow, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom
  • Brenda Hafera, Assistant Director and Senior Policy Analyst, B. Kenneth Simon Center or American Studies
  • Edmund F. Haislmaier, Preston A. Wells, Jr. Senior Research Fellow, Center for Health and Welfare Policy
  • Jamie Bryan Hall, Research Fellow, Quantitative Analysis, Center for Health and Welfare Policy
  • Simon Hankinson, Senior Research Fellow, Border Security and Immigration Center
  • Tom Homan, Visiting Fellow, Border Security and Immigration Center
  • Mike Howell, Senior Advisor, Government Relations
  • Melanie Israel, Policy Analyst, Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Life, Religion, and Family
  • Thomas Jipping, Senior Legal Fellow, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • Emilie Kao, Visiting Fellow, Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Life, Religion, and Family
  • Diane Katz, Senior Research Fellow, Regulatory Policy, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies
  • Anthony B. Kim, Research Fellow in Economic Freedom, Editor of the Index of Economic Freedom, and Manager of Global Engagement, Thatcher Center
  • Jessica Kline, Deputy Director of Programs, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • Bruce Klingner, Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center
  • Daniel Kochis, Senior Policy Analyst, European Affairs, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom
  • Paul J. Larkin, The John, Barbara, and Victoria Rumpel Senior Legal Research Fellow, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • Walter Lohman, Director, Asian Studies Center
  • Edwin Meese III, Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow Emeritus, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • Grace Melton, Senior Associate, Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Life, Religion, and Family
  • Joshua Meservey, Research Fellow, Africa, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies
  • Ambassador Terry Miller, Visiting Fellow for Economic Freedom, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom
  • Robert E. Moffit, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, Center for Health and Welfare Policy
  • Stephen Moore, Distinguished Fellow in Economics
  • Mark Morgan, Visiting Fellow, Border Security and Immigration Center
  • Adam Mossoff, Visiting Fellow, Intellectual Property, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • Brian O'Quinn, Senior Policy Analyst, Macroeconomics, Center for Data Analysis
  • Nina Owcharenko Schaefer, Director, Center for Health and Welfare Policy
  • Catherine Pakaluk, Visiting Fellow, B. Kenneth Simon Center for American Studies
  • Sarah Parshall Perry, Senior Legal Fellow, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • James Phillips, Senior Research Fellow, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies
  • Joseph Postell, Visiting Fellow, B. Kenneth Simon Center for American Studies
  • Max Primorac, Director, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies
  • Andrew Puzder, Visiting Fellow, Business and Economic Freedom, Coalition Relations
  • Robert Rector, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Health and Welfare Policy
  • Jay W. Richards, Ph.D., Director, Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Life, Religion, and Family and William E. Simon Senior Research Fellow
  • Lora Ries, Director, Border Security and Immigration Center
  • Nicole Robinson, Senior Research Associate, Middle East, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies
  • Brent Sadler, Senior Research Fellow, Naval Warfare and Advanced Technology, Center for National Defense
  • Brett D. Schaefer, Jay Kingham Senior Research Fellow in International Regulatory Affairs, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom
  • Kiron K. Skinner, Ph.D., Visiting Fellow, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy and Senior Advisor to the President
  • Jeff M. Smith, Research Fellow, South Asia, Asian Studies Center
  • Zach Smith, Legal Fellow and Manager, Supreme Court and Appellate Advocacy Program, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • Jack Spencer, Senior Research Fellow for Energy and Environmental Policy, Center for Energy, Climate, and Environment
  • Thomas Spoehr, Director, Center for National Defense
  • Peter St. Onge, Research Fellow, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies
  • Richard Stern, Senior Policy Analyst, Budget Policy, Grover M. Hermann Center for the Federal Budget
  • Charles "Cully" Stimson, Deputy Director, Edwin Meese III Center, Manager, National Security Law Program
  • Amy Swearer, Legal Fellow, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • Will Thibeau, Policy Analyst, Tech Policy Center
  • Katie Tubb, Research Fellow, Center for Energy, Climate, and Environment
  • Patrick Tyrrell, Research Coordinator, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom
  • Andrew Vanderplas, Research Associate, Center for Data Analysis
  • John Venable, Senior Research Fellow, Defense Policy, Center for National Defense
  • Hans A. von Spakovsky, Manager, Election Law Reform Initiative and Senior Legal Fellow, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • Paul Winfree, Distinguished Fellow in Economic Policy and Public Leadership
  • Genevieve Wood, Counselor and Spokesperson, Donor Relations
  • Dakota Wood, Senior Research Fellow, Defense Program, Center for National Defense

Other Staff


  • Virginia Allen, Senior News Producer and Podcast Host, The Daily Signal
  • Courtney Anderson, Scheduling Director, President's Office
  • Catherine Banks, Project Manager, Workplace Services
  • Jean Barry, Paralegal, Office of General Counsel
  • Any Baumgardner, Assistant Director, Marketing and Art Director
  • Mercedes Bendeck, Manager, Conference Services, Events and Programming
  • Kibreab Berhe, IT Security Specialist, Information Technology
  • Ashley Blackwell, Talent Associate, People Operations
  • Douglas Blair, News Producer and Podcast Host, The Daily Signal
  • Calvin Blaylock, Development Strategy Senior Associate, Development Administration
  • Melissa Bluey, Senior Designer and Advisor, Marketing
  • Kelsey Bolar, Senior Contributor, The Daily Signal
  • Crystal Bonham, Senior Advisor, Communications
  • Kyle Bonnell, Assistant Director, Job Bank and Talent Placement, Phillip N. Truluck Center for Leadership Development
  • Brittany Bosloper, HRIS Manager, People Operations
  • Hailey Boutwell, Events Assistant, Events and Programming
  • Marguerite Bowling, Senior Communications Manager, Domestic Policy Studies, Media and Public Relations
  • Andrew Braun, Government Relations Manager, Congressional Relations
  • Andy Campbell, Senior Advisor to the President, Donor Relations
  • Jillian Ceol, Member Services Assistant, Membership Programs
  • Peter Christiansen, Administrative and Development Data Specialist, Development Operations
  • Daniel Christiansen, Digital Marketing Specialist, Membership Programs
  • Maggie Clemmons, Communications Manager, Domestic Policy Studies, Media and Public Relations
  • Bryce Connolly, Executive Assistant, President's Office
  • Karen Cook, Senior Advisor, People Operations
  • Michelle Cordero, Digital Content Manager, Digital Productions
  • Ellen Crocombe, Associate, People Operations
  • Taylor Dabney, Senior Graphic Designer, Marketing
  • Jeremy Dalrymple, Research Associate, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies
  • Hannah Davis, Research Assistant, Border Security and Immigration Center
  • Heather Davis, Assistant to the President Donor Relations
  • Jake Denton, Research Associate, Tech Policy Center
  • Grace DeSandro, Graphic Designer, Marketing
  • Janae Diaz, Administrative Assistant, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy
  • Wes Dyck
  • Jared Eckert
  • Kristen Eichamer, Senior Media Analyst, Media and Public Relations
  • Jordan Embree, Program Coordinator, Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom
  • Lydia Emrich, Graphic Designer, Marketing
  • Clare Erff, Digital Marketing Manager, Membership Programs
  • Laura Falcon, Senior Communications Manager, Legal and Constitutional Issues, Media and Public Relations
  • Jed Fisher, Staff Accountant, Finance and Accounting
  • John Fleming, Manager, Data Graphics Services, Research Editors
  • Annie Foster, Senior Manager, Events and Programming
  • Connell Friel, Staff Accountant, Finance and Accounting
  • Martha Galante, Manager, CRM Solutions, Information Technology
  • Javier Galante, Service Desk Specialist, Information Technology
  • Paul Gallagher, Associate Director, Editorial, Media and Public Relations
  • Joshua Gill, Development Writer, Donor Communications
  • Brian Gottstein, Senior Writer and Editor, Communications
  • Ashlee Grover, Development Researcher, Donor Relations
  • Kathy Gudgel, Program Coordinator, Diplomatic and Media Outreach, Davis Institute for Foreign Policy and National Security
  • Jenna Gugliuzza, Operations Associate, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mark Guiney, Manager, Video Production, Digital Productions
  • Alex Halton, President's Club Program Coordinator, Membership Programs
  • Colleen Harmon, Young Leaders Program Director, Phillip N. Truluck Center for Leadership Development
  • Mark Harris, Senior Cloud and Network Consultant, Information Technology
  • Mateo Haydar, Research Assistant, Latin America, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies
  • Caroline Heckman, Administrative Assistant, Institute for Constitutional Government
  • Marla Hess, Editor, Research Editors
  • Meghan Holub, Event Planner, Events and Programming
  • Ross Hougham, Program Manager, Phillip N. Truluck Center for Leadership Development
  • Mark Hurley, Planned Giving Advisor, Donor Relations
  • Alexander Hyatt, Assistant Director, Membership Programs
  • Catherine Ikponmwonba, Accounting Manager, Finance and Accounting
  • Augusta Cassada Irvine, Senior Digital Strategist, Marketing
  • Roman Jankowski, Senior Investigative Counsel, Oversight Project, Government Relations
  • Moriah Johnson, Coordinator, Communications
  • Luke Karnick, Data Graphics Designer, Research Editors
  • Nathan Kavanaugh, Advisor to the President, Donor Relations
  • Tim Kennedy, Specialist, Digital Productions
  • Annette Keymist, Senior Print Production Associate, Business Support Services
  • Terry Kim, Customer Data Specialist, Marketing Automation, Information Technology
  • Rachel Knoebel, Event Planner, Events and Programming
  • Katie Kraft, Senior Research Coordinator, Donor Relations
  • Roxana Laing, Assistant Director, Heritage Legacy Society, Development Operations
  • Joshua Lane, Manager of Prospect Research, Donor Relations
  • Grace Levorse, Digital Coordinator, Marketing
  • Katherine Littel, Manager, In-House Programming, Events and Programming
  • Jessica Lowther, Senior Copy Editor, Research Editors
  • Todd Lubas, Advisor to the President, Donor Relations
  • Fred Lucas, Chief News Correspondent and Manager, Investigative Reporting Project, The Daily Signal
  • Lauryn Luttrull, Assistant, Events, and Programming
  • Antonio Machenguer, Conference Services Associate, Events and Programming
  • Elizabeth Madison, Manager, Member Services, Membership Programs
  • Pablo Omar Martell, Conference Services Associate, Events and Programming
  • Dan Mauler, Legal Strategy Counsel
  • Ken McIntyre, Senior Editor, The Daily Signal, and Marilyn and Fred Guardabassi Fellow in Media and Public Policy Studies
  • Lori McNicoll, Senior Associate, Heritage Legacy Society, Development Operations
  • Maria Mendoza, Conference Services Senior Associate, Events and Programming
  • Leslie Merkle, Senior Program Administrator, Domestic Policy
  • John Merline, Senior Writer, Donor Communications
  • Samantha Michon, Senior Associate, Data Services, Donor Relations
  • Paul Modzelewski, Senior Accountant, Finance and Accounting
  • Loring Moore, Cloud Infrastructure Administrator, Information Technology
  • Renae Morinaga, Assistant Director, Special Events, Events and Programming
  • Max Morrison, Assistant to the President and Manager of Donor Relations
  • Darren Moten, Service Desk Specialist, Information Technology
  • Jonathan Moy, Executive and Research Assistant, Executive Vice President's Office
  • Paul Mullen, Marketing Analyst, Marketing
  • Raychel Namiotka, Digital Workplace Analyst, Information Technology
  • Eve Newell, Development Researcher, Donor Relations
  • Adam Novak, Advisor to the President, Donor Relations
  • Peter Parisi, Copy Editor, The Daily Signal
  • Jack Parsh, Assistant, Government Relations
  • Nick Pendergraft, Assistant Director of Portfolio Management, Donor Relations
  • Blair Pesses, Senior Event Planner, Events and Programming
  • Miguel Pontifis, Associate, Donor Communications
  • William Poole, Senior Editor, Research Editors
  • John Popp, Audio Producer, Digital Productions
  • Alex Quillen, Program Manager, Young Leaders Program, Phillip N. Truluck Center for Leadership Development
  • Samantha Renck, Senior News Producer, The Daily Signal
  • Philip Reynolds, Digital Content Producer, Digital Productions
  • Justin Rhee, Program Coordinator and Research Assistant, Asian Studies Center
  • Gillian Richards, Reporting Fellow, The Daily Signal
  • Karina Rollins, Senior Editor, Research Editors
  • Katie Samalis-Aldrich, Program Coordinator, Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • Jim Sanderlin, Assistant to the President, Donor Relations
  • Caitlin Satterfield, Donor Experience Advisor, Donor Relations
  • Kathleen Scaturro, Editor and Paper Production Specialist, Research Editors
  • William Scott, Member Services Assistant, Membership Programs
  • Liliana Serna, Associate, Coalition Relations
  • Eva Shufflebarger, Assistant Controller, Finance Accounting
  • Susan Silverie, Executive Assistant, Vice President of Domestic Policy
  • Jay Simon, Senior Designer and Web Developer, Research Projects, Research Editors
  • Nataly Spiro, Senior Data Analyst, Development Operations
  • Job Staab, Advisor to the President, Donor Relations
  • Missy Stephens, Special Assistant, Office of the Founder
  • Jarrett Stepman, Columnist, The Daily Signal
  • Alicia Stetin, Acquisition and Relationship Manager, Membership Programs
  • Abigail Streu, Analyst, People Operations
  • Kaitlin Stumpf, Senior Job Bank Associate, Phillip N. Truluck Center for Leadership Development
  • Nora Sullivan, Senior Writer, Donor Communications
  • Gloria Taylor, Senior Communications Manager, National Security and Foreign policy, Media and Public Relations
  • Amanda Telles, Development Researcher, Donor Relations
  • Stephen Theriault, Assistant Director, Customer Data and Analytics, Information Technology
  • Terris Todd, Program Manager, Outreach
  • Sheri Treadwell, Development Researcher, Donor Relations
  • Becky Turco, Associate Director, Phillip N. Truluck Center for Leadership Development
  • Joe Venegas, CRM Administrator, Information Technology
  • Cora Wack, Assistant tot eh Executive Director, Edwin J. Feulner Institute
  • Alexa Walker, Senior Adviser, Outreach, Coalition Relations
  • Emma Waters, Research Associate, Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Life, Religion, and Family
  • Danielle Weinrich, Project Associate, People Operations
  • Bridget Weisenburger, Associate Director, Coalition Relations
  • Michael Werner, Senior Advisor to the President, Donor Relations
  • Christina Wolfe, Administrator, Workplace Services
  • Ethan Wolfe, Service Desk Manager, Information Technology
  • Rachael Wolpert, Research Assistant, Center for Energy, Climate, and Environment
  • Kensie Yeates, Manager, Donor Communications
  • Paul Zepeda, Administrative Assistant, B. Kenneth Simon Center for American Studies
  • William Zimmerman, Customer Data Solutions Architect, Information Technology
  • Scott Zipperle, Congressional Communications Outreach Manager, Government Relations

Former Heritage Foundation Personnel

  • David S. Addington, Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Operating Officer. Former legal counsel and chief of staff to former Vice President Dick Cheney.
  • Richard V. Allen
  • Ryan T. Anderson, William E. Simon Fellow in Religion and a Free Society
  • Bret Bernhardt, Executive Vice President
  • William J. Bennett
  • Robert B. Bluey, Director, Digital Media, and Director, Center for Media and Public Policy
  • Stuart M. Butler, Distinguished Fellow and Director, Center for Policy Innovation
  • Elaine L. Chao, Distinguished Fellow
  • Ariel Cohen, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies and International Energy Policy, The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies
  • Ed Corrigan, Group Vice President, Policy Promotion
  • Jim DeMint, President
  • Wesley Denton, Group Vice President, Communications
  • Lawrence Di Rita
  • Danielle Doane, Director, Government Studies and David L. Coffey Fellow in Government Studies
  • William H.G. FitzGerald
  • John Fogarty, Group Vice President, Development
  • J.D. Foster, Ph.D., Norman B. Ture Senior Fellow in the Economics of Fiscal Policy
  • James L. Gattuso, Senior Research Fellow in Regulatory Policy
  • Todd F. Gaziano, Director, Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
  • Michael J. Gerson
  • Mike Gonzalez, Senior Fellow
  • Rebecca Hagelin
  • Rea S. Hederman, Jr., Director, Center for Data Analysis and Lazof Family Fellow
  • John Hillen
  • Scott A. Hodge
  • Kim R. Holmes, Distinguished Fellow
  • Robert Huberty
  • David C. John, Senior Research Fellow in Retirement Security and Financial Institutions
  • Michael Johns
  • Christine Kim, Policy Analyst
  • Patrick Louis Knudsen, Grover M. Hermann Senior Fellow in Federal Budgetary Affairs
  • David W. Kreutzer, Ph.D., Research Fellow in Energy Economics and Climate Change
  • Geoffrey J. Lysaught, Group Vice President, Strategic Communications
  • Jennifer A. Marshall, Vice President for the Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity, and the Joseph C. and Elizabeth A. Anderlik Fellow
  • Antonio Martino
  • David M. Mason
  • John Mitnick, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary
  • Derrick Morgan, Vice President for the Institute of Economic Freedom and Opportunity
  • David B. Muhlhausen, Ph.D., Research Fellow in Empirical Policy Analysis
  • James M. Roberts, Research Fellow for Economic Freedom and Growth
  • Paul Rosenzweig, Visiting Fellow
  • Terrence Scanlon
  • Ted E. Schelenski
  • Henry D. Sokolski
  • Matthew Spalding, Ph.D., Vice President, American Studies and Director, B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics
  • Baker Spring, F.M. Kirby Research Fellow in National Security Policy
  • Matt Streit, Vice President, Strategic Communications
  • Mark Tapscott, former fellow
  • Phillip N. Truluck, Chairman, Society of Emeritus Trustees
  • Ronald Utt, former fellow
  • John Von Kannon, Vice President and Senior Counselor
  • Bridgett Wagner, Director, Coalition Relations
  • Kimberly Wallner, Vice President, Policy Services and Outreach
  • Malcolm Wallop, former fellow
  • Carsten Walter, Vice President, Development Operations
  • Walter E. Williams, former distinguished scholar

Affiliated organizations

The Heritage Foundations reported five additional related organizations in its tax filings. It listed three disregarded entities: Intern Housing LLC, Massachusetts Avenue Properties LLC, and 3rd Street Properties LLC; and two related tax-exempt organizations: Heritage Action for America, and the Heritage Institute.

Contact Details

Employer Identification Number (EIN): 23-7327730

Heritage Foundation
214 Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington DC 20002-4999

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