Programs

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

Atlas Network is pleased to announce the winner of the 2013 Sir Antony Fisher Memorial Award is 


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 [...]


Lights, Camera, Liberty!

Lights, Camera, Liberty!

Applications are now open for both U.S. and international partners to join Atlas’s Lights, Camera, Liberty program, providing grants and training to create and market high-impact online videos. All participants get grants for equipment along with on-site training from experts and daily access to a private online forum with lessons, tips and video sharing opportunities. [...]


Free Enterprise Training Centers

Free Enterprise Training Centers

What are Free Enterprise Training Centers (FETC’s)? Centers within think tanks or universities that will assist Atlas in discovering, assessing, and training Intellectual Entrepreneurs in their home country or region. Several FETC’s conduct “training programs” for young people to sharpen their understanding of the ideas of liberty and the role think tanks play to advance [...]


Frédéric Bastiat’s Legacy

Frédéric Bastiat’s Legacy

In 2010 Atlas’s international teams took the clear and easily understood message of Frederic Bastiat – that of property, freedom, prosperity, and peace – to the people of the world, in dozens of languages. The project included: essay contests, translation and publication of Bastiat’s works (in print and online), Freedom schools, videos, new media, such [...]


Atlas Trains 24 New Leaders in Think Tank Management

Atlas Trains 24 New Leaders in Think Tank Management

For two weeks in April, twenty-four enthusiastic leaders in the liberty movement attended Atlas’s intensive Think Tank MBA (TTMBA) course. The advanced program provided hands-on training in effective organizational management and sound business practices to think tank professionals from as far away as Hong Kong, Argentina, Mozambique and Kyrgyzstan. Participants learned how to create a [...]


Outreach & Discovery

Outreach & Discovery

Atlas’s Outreach and Discovery Program seeks to increase the understanding of ideas and policies based on the inalienable human rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It offers a human-rights-based alternative to coercive ideologies worldwide by showing the justice and the practical benefits of personal liberty and limitations on state power. The Atlas [...]


Outreach and Discovery Program Library

20 Myths about Markets by Dr. Tom Palmer Adam Smith- A Primer by Eamonn Butler and Craig Smith The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible: A Free Market Odyssey by Ken Schoolland The AntiTrust Religion by Edwin S. Rockefeller The CIPA Index and Analysis of Corporate Capital Freedom in China Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman Economic [...]


Atlas Toolkit

Atlas Toolkit

2010 Initiatives

2010 Initiatives

In addition to its core work- discovering, training, advising intellectual entrepreneurs- and its prize and grant programs, Atlas undertakes special projects each year to advance its vision of a society of free and responsible individuals.


Think Tank Primer

Think Tank Primer

Everything you need to know to get your think tank up and running!


Awards & Grants

Awards & Grants

As a service organization, the most valuable support Atlas can provide for a young institute is through connections to other friends in the movement who are experiencing, or have experienced, challenges similar to what you are facing now.


Training & Networking

Training & Networking

Atlas trains current and future think tank leaders to be more effective. Passion for the ideas of liberty is important to the success of an Intellectual Entrepreneur, but this must be accompanied by savvy strategic planning, effective management, and careful stewardship of financial resources.  In addition to our online Atlas Toolkit, the Think Tank Primer, and [...]