Awards

2013 Latin American Awards

The Latin American awards are given each year to highlight successful projects by Atlas partners in the region.  Latin American partners who apply for the Templeton Freedom Award are automatically entered into contention for the prize based on the project they submitted or their overall body of work. In 2013 Atlas honored the think tanks [...]


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 [...]


Templeton Freedom Award Finalists 2013

Atlas is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 Templeton Freedom Award. These finalists represent the best examples of free-market think tank excellence throughout the world. All finalists will be presented during Atlas's Liberty Forum and Freedom Dinner in New York City, where the winner of the award and $100,000 prize will be announced. The [...]


Sir Antony Fisher Award Finalists: 2012

2012 Fisher Award Winner: The Case for Business in Developing Economies, Ann Bernstein /Centre for Development and Enterprise, South Africa In her book, Bernstein argues that business is increasingly being called upon to demonstrate “what more” it does for society in a climate in which companies are frequently painted as social outlaws. This ill-founded attack [...]


2011 Templeton Freedom Award Winners

Templeton Freedom Awards for Excellence in Promoting Liberty -The largest international prize program that celebrates think tank contributions to the understanding of freedom Exceptional think tanks from 10 countries have been recognized by the 2011 Templeton Freedom Awards for Excellence in Promoting Liberty for their accomplishments in advancing freedom. Representing five continents, the 16 recipients [...]


2010 Book Citing Canada as Example of Fiscal Discipline Wins Prestigious Award

2010 Book Citing Canada as Example of Fiscal Discipline Wins Prestigious Award

Web Release: March 23, 2011 Contact: Antonie Hodge 202.449.8442 Antonie.Hodge@AtlasNetwork.org WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, the Atlas Economic Research Foundation announced the winner of the 22nd Annual Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Award. The MacDonald-Laurier Institute of Canada won for its 2010 publication The Canadian Century: Moving out of America’s Shadow, by Brian Lee Crowley, Jason [...]


Guidelines for Submitting a Letter of Inquiry

When submitting a Letter of Inquiry to Atlas, you will need to designate the amount and intended use of requested funds. Below is a list of  necessary information that should be included in your Letter of Inquiry. Please submit your Letter of Inquiry to Grants@AtlasNetwork.org within the Grant Submission Deadlines. Letter of Inquiry  (no more [...]


The Atlas Experience 2011

The Atlas Experience 2011

Inspiring New Generations to Work for Liberty April 27 – 28, 2011 in Dallas, Texas, USA #TAE11 @AtlasNetwork Register for The Atlas Experience at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas! You’ll receive a healthy dose of ideas and inspiration at this unique event, which attracts Freedom Champions from around the country and around the globe. The [...]


Templeton Freedom Awards- Advisory Council

A subset of Advisory Council members participate as independent judges who help select the winners for the various Templeton Freedom Award categories. David All, President – David All Group Jay Ambrose, Contributing Columnist – Independence Institute; Columnist – Examiner Nigel Ashford, Senior Program Officer – Institute for Humane Studies Howard Baetjer, Professor of Economics – Towson [...]


2009 Templeton Freedom Award Winners

–The largest international prize program that celebrates think tank contributions to the understanding of freedom On November 9, 2009 Atlas Economic Research Foundation announced the winners of the 2009 Templeton Freedom Awards for Excellence in Promoting Liberty, the largest international awards program for think tanks. The sixteen organizations recognized within the 2009 program represent four [...]


Prize Archives

Templeton Freedom Awards 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2004-2007 Latin American Awards 2013 Sir Antony Fisher Memorial Awards 2013 2012 2011 2010 The Cato Institute, Washington, D.C. The Beautiful Tree, by James Tooley, 2009 2009 Polish-American Foundation for Economic Research and Education(PAFERE), Warsaw, Poland The Moral Superiority of Free Economy (2008) by Michal Wojciechowski [...]


2010 Fisher International Memorial Awards

2010 Fisher International Memorial Awards

Since 1990, the Atlas Economic Research Foundation has honored its founder, the late Sir Antony Fisher, with an annual awards program in his name. The Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Awards recognize think tanks that produce outstanding publications that enhance the public understanding of a free society. This year, Atlas celebrates the 21th annual Fisher [...]


2010 Templeton Freedom Award Winners

Templeton Freedom Awards for Excellence in Promoting Liberty –The largest international prize program that celebrates think tank contributions to the understanding of freedom Exceptional think tanks from 10 countries have been recognized by the 2010 Templeton Freedom Awards for Excellence in Promoting Liberty for their accomplishments in advancing freedom. Representing three continents, the 16 recipients [...]


Templeton Freedom Awards: How to Apply

Templeton Freedom Awards: How to Apply

To mark the tenth year of administering the Templeton Freedom Awards, Atlas is proud to announce the 2013 Templeton Freedom Award with its new prize structure. For the first time in its history and in future years, the award will be presented to one winner along with a $100,000 prize recognizing exceptional think tank achievement. [...]


Freda Utley Prize for Advancing Liberty

The Atlas Economic Research Foundation has established the Freda Utley Prize for Advancing Liberty to reward the efforts of think tanks in difficult parts of the world that are most effective in disseminating the ideas of freedom (limited government, the rule of law, free enterprise, the dignity of the individual, etc.). This annual Prize will provide [...]


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 [...]


Fisher Venture Grants

Investing in the Future of Liberty When funds allow, Atlas extends “Fisher Venture Grants” to some of the most promising young organizations in its network. Grants are structured over three years with a matching funds challenge, and ongoing mentoring from Atlas. One part of the grant will be structured as a matching program, providing strong [...]