Think tank

Heritage Foundation

Washington D.C., United States

The mission of The Heritage Foundation is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.heritage.org/

Address:
214 Massachusetts Ave NE Washington DC 20002-4999

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1973
Age (years)
Heritage Foundation
 49
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Joseph Coors, Paul Weyrich, Edwin Feulner
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Kay C. James
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Kay C. James
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Kay C. James
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Heritage Foundation
 286
United States average
 38
Global average
 86
2017
Heritage Foundation
 279
% Female staff
2021
Heritage Foundation
 46%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Heritage Foundation
 $92,008,484
United States average
 $21,426,171
Global average
 $57,395,241

Social

Likes (2022)
Heritage Foundation
2,046,504 
United States average
 89,081
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Heritage Foundation
2,062,512 
Likes (2019)
Heritage Foundation
2,121,420 
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Heritage Foundation
 638,793
United States average
 49,080
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Heritage Foundation
 628,669
Followers (2019)
Heritage Foundation
 661,254
Subscribers (2022)
Heritage Foundation
236,000 
United States average
 16,605
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Heritage Foundation
210,000 
Subscribers (2019)
Heritage Foundation
 123,000
Followers (2022)
Heritage Foundation
 145,835
United States average
 20,355
Global average
 14,670
Followers (2021)
Heritage Foundation
 125,948
Followers (2019)
Heritage Foundation
 83,700
Followers (2022)
Heritage Foundation
 49,242
United States average
 28,710
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
Heritage Foundation
 21,826

Data notes

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