Opportunities

The Templeton Freedom Award

The Templeton Freedom Award

Applications for the 2014 Templeton Freedom Award are now closed. The deadline for this award was May 16, 2014. Stay tuned for next year. Named for the late investor and philanthropist Sir John Templeton, the Templeton Freedom Award annually honors his legacy by identifying and recognizing the most exceptional and innovative contributions to the understanding [...]


Think Tank Shark Tank

Think Tank Shark Tank

The Annual Think Tank Shark Tank competition is back and better than ever! This year, four Atlas Leadership Academy (ALA) graduates will be selected to present in a live competition before an international audience and esteemed judges for the chance to win $25,000 for a project run by their think tank. Are you close to [...]


Think Tank Leadership Training Applications

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Templeton Freedom Award Application

For more information about the award, click here. Complete this survey by June 1, 2013. If you have any questions, email Gonzalo.Schwarz@AtlasNetwork.org.


International Student Grants

International Student Grants

Atlas has renewed its popular grant program for student groups to assist chapters (and networks of chapters) of student organizations to improve their effectiveness. Other groups, such as think tanks, may also apply if they have substantial student-focused programming. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. To apply, complete this online survey. For more information, [...]


Think Tank Leadership Training Application

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Think Tank Leadership Training Details

ALA Home | FAQ | Resources TTLT | Apply Now! When: November 9-12, 2014 Where: Intercontinental New York Times Square, 300 West 44th St • New York, NY 10036 Application Deadline: July 31st Cost: Thanks to the generosity of Atlas donors, all registration and program costs associated with the Think Tank Leadership Training, Liberty Forum [...]


Think Tank Leadership Training

ALA Home | FAQ | Resource Library Details | Alumni | Apply Now! November 9-12, 2014 NYC Application Deadline: July 31st. Apply now! Please contact Cindy.Cerquitella@AtlasNetwork.org with questions. The Atlas Think Tank Leadership Training Program serves as a soup to nuts course on think tank management for individuals interested in learning the latest in strategic [...]


Resource Library

Resource Library

Home | FAQ | Resource Library This page serves as a library of links to useful information for participants in the Atlas Leadership Academy. Atlas’s Think Tank Primer Freedom Champions Policy Toolkit for Trade & Advocacy Roadmaps: A Guide for the Intellectual Entrepreneur Working for liberty: Think like a start-up and turn your first (or [...]


Atlas Leadership Academy FAQ

Home | FAQ | Resource Library 1. How do I enroll in this program? 2. How do I know how many credits I’ve earned? 3. Why should I participate in ALA? 4. How are credits awarded? 5. What do credits mean? 6. How much does it cost to participate? 7. The monthly webinars aren’t offering [...]


Freedom Schools and Regional Training Programs

Freedom Schools and Regional Training Programs

Home | FAQ | Resource Library Freedom Schools (1 credit) Freedom Schools provide instruction on the history, ideas and philosophy of liberty. They are hosted in local languages around the world and provide an exciting opportunity to learn about liberty and to meet like-minded colleagues in your region. Séminaires Afrique et Liberté 2014: August 20-24, [...]


The Atlas Challenge

The Atlas Challenge

Home | FAQ | Resource Library | Mentorship Program This six-week online training course guides you through a series of exercises designed to help you think deeply about how your unique talents can be developed to advance liberty. Each week you’ll be introduced to key insights and life lessons from some of the world’s most [...]


Atlas Leadership Academy

Atlas Leadership Academy

Home | FAQ | Resource Library | Think Tank Shark-Tank The Atlas Leadership Academy (ALA) is a flexible curriculum of online courses and onsite training programs that allow you to gain the skills you need to succeed in the world of free market think tanks. Whatever your current circumstances – whether you are leading a [...]


Think Tank 101 Online

Think Tank 101 Online

Home | FAQ | Resource Library | Participants’ Videos This free five-lesson course provides the introductory information you need to start or improve a free-market think tank. Each lesson is available in text format, and includes practical exercises designed to put your new skills to work in a productive way – moving you closer to [...]


Grant Opportunities and Guidelines

Grant Opportunities and Guidelines

OVERVIEW: Atlas-sponsored grants can support specific projects, or provide general operating support to organizations within the Atlas Network.  Atlas is not endowed and accepts no government funding, so its capacity to give is restricted by its own fundraising success. Support is typically awarded in modest amounts of $3,000 to $5,000, and only on rare occasions [...]


Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Awards

Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Awards

Twenty-five years celebrating outstanding publications produced by independent public policy research institutes. For his defense of freedom and dedication to liberty, Atlas Network’s founder Antony Fisher was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1988. Only weeks after this great honor was bestowed upon him, Sir Antony passed away. In 1990, through the generosity of his [...]


Lights, Camera, Liberty!

Lights, Camera, Liberty!

Each summer, we invite think tanks, both U.S. and international, to apply for the Lights, Camera, Liberty! program. This program offers a year of workshops, on-site training, equipment and technology support and a film festival competition for organizations committed to more effectively sharing the freedom message with key audiences through online video. If accepted to [...]