Think tank

Discovery Institute

Seattle, WA, United States

Discovery Institute promotes thoughtful analysis and effective action on local, regional, national and international issues. The Institute is home to an inter-disciplinary community of scholars and policy advocates dedicated to the reinvigoration of traditional western principles and institutions and the worldview from which they issued. Discovery Institute has a special concern for the role that science and technology play in our culture and how they can advance free markets, illuminate public policy and support the theistic foundations of the west.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.discovery.org

Address:
208 Columbia Street • Seattle, WA 98104

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1991
Age (years)
Discovery Institute
 31
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Bruce Chapman | George Gilder
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Steven J. Buri
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Steven J. Buri
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Steven J. Buri
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Discovery Institute
 30
United States average
 38
Global average
 89
2017
Discovery Institute
 30
% Female staff
2021
Discovery Institute
 30%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%

Organisational performance

Financials
2016
Discovery Institute
 $5,928,826
United States average
 $45,549,602
Global average
 $103,991,321

Social

Likes (2021)
Discovery Institute
 13,302
United States average
 84,487
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
Discovery Institute
 11,949
Likes (2017)
Discovery Institute
 9,833
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Discovery Institute
 2,870
United States average
 49,129
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
Discovery Institute
 2,381
Followers (2019)
Discovery Institute
 1,409
Subscribers (2022)
Discovery Institute
 12,700
United States average
 16,691
Global average
 5,882
Subscribers (2021)
Discovery Institute
 11,800
Subscribers (2019)
Discovery Institute
 9,057
Followers (2019)
Discovery Institute
 919
United States average
 8,395
Global average
 6,399

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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