American Moment

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American Moment is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks to "identify, educate, and credential young Americans who will implement public policy that supports strong families, a sovereign nation, and prosperity for all" according to its website.[1] Its goal is to staff the government with "vetted" conservative personnel.[2]

American Moment is parented by the Conservative Partnership Institute, which hosts a variety of small-staffed nonprofit groups serving conservative causes.

Their website features the "AmCanon", which provides curated content on conservative issues. Titles of this content include, "How the Chinese Trade Deal Led to the Great Awokening", "How to Destroy Both Genders in Fifty Years", and "Male Loneliness in Suburbia".[3]

News and Controversies

American Moment Joins 2025 Presidential Transition Project

American Moment announced in a press release that it would join The Heritage Foundation in advisory for their 2025 Presidential Transition Project, which aims to prepare conservatives to take over junior and middle-level personnel positions following the 2024 presidential election. American Moment President Saurabh Sharma wrote in a press release, "Rebuilding a pipeline of dedicated, conservative, and capable personnel who will fight to put America First starts at the most junior levels. American Moment looks forward to working with the Presidential Transition Project to ensure that thousands of talented junior and mid-level appointees are ready on day one to serve the next President of the United States."[4]

American Moment Co-Hosts 'Theology of American Statecraft' Event

Along with American Reformer, a protestant political organization, American Moment hosted an event called "The Reformation and the Nation", which aimed to form a Protestant Coalition of political leaders and activists, D.C. personnel, clergy members and theologians. In the press release about the event, American Moment included a quote reading, "Statecraft is the cultivation of civility and ultimately serves the cultivation of gospel proclamation. A civil society is not the ultimate goal or calling of the Christian. Gospel proclamation is the ultimate calling of the Christian."[5]


American Moment is not required to disclose its funders. Its major foundation funders, however, can be found through a search of the IRS filings. Here are some of the known funders of the American Moment:

Core Financials


  • Total revenue: $737,442
  • Total expenses: $874,692
  • Net asset: -$1,312


  • Total revenue: $179,005
  • Total expenses: $43,067
  • Net asset: $135,938



As of July 2022:[8]

  • Saurabh Sharma, President
  • Nick Solheim, Chief Operations Officer
  • Jake Mercier, Chief Creative Officer
  • Samuel D. Samson, Development Associate

Board of Advisors

As of July 2022:[9]

  • Rachel Bovard
  • Saagar Enjeti
  • Ryan Girdusky
  • Josh Hammer
  • Terry Schilling
  • J.D. Vance

Contact Information

Employer Identification Number (EIN): 85-1875789

American Moment, Inc.
300 Independence Avenue S.E.
Washington, DC 20003

Articles and Resources

IRS 990 Filings

2021 990

2020 990

Tax-Exempt Application

1023 Tax-Exempt Application


  1. American Moment, American Moment Homepage, "American Moment", accessed July 20, 2022.
  2. Jonathan Swan, A radical plan for Trump's second term, "Axios", July 22, 2022.
  3. American Moment, AmCanon, "American Moment", accessed August 1, 2022.
  4. American Moment, American Moment Joins Heritage 2025 Presidential Transition Project, "American Moment", June 24, 2022.
  5. American Moment, American Moment and American Reformer Host 'Theology of American Statecraft' Event, "American Moment", January 26, 2022.
  6. American Moment, IRS 990, "American Moment", 2022.
  7. American Moment, IRS 990 2020, "American Moment", 2020.
  8. American Moment, Team, "American Moment", accessed July 20, 2022.
  9. American Moment, Board of Advisors, "American Moment", accessed July 20, 2022.