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
 48
United States average
 38
Global average
 30
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
 37
Global average
 75
2019
Heritage Foundation
 138
2017
Heritage Foundation
 279
% Female staff
2021
Heritage Foundation
 0%
United States average
 1%
Global average
 0%

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Heritage Foundation
 $92,008,484
United States average
 $21,202,007
Global average
 $57,160,467

Social

Likes (2021)
Heritage Foundation
2,062,512 
United States average
 86,712
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Heritage Foundation
2,121,420 
Likes (2017)
Heritage Foundation
2,088,358 
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Heritage Foundation
 628,669
United States average
 46,907
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Heritage Foundation
 661,254
Followers (2018)
Heritage Foundation
 646,842
Subscribers (2021)
Heritage Foundation
210,000 
United States average
 15,377
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
Heritage Foundation
 123,000
Subscribers (2017)
Heritage Foundation
 31,891
Followers (2019)
Heritage Foundation
 83,700
United States average
 15,265
Global average
 8,281
Followers (2019)
Heritage Foundation
 21,826
United States average
 8,453
Global average
 6,628

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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