Reason Foundation advances a free society by developing, applying, and promoting libertarian principles, including individual liberty, free markets, and the rule of law. Reason Foundation produces respected public policy research on a variety of issues and publishes the critically-acclaimed Reason magazine. Together, our top-tier think tank and political and cultural magazine reach a diverse, influential audience, advancing the values of choice, individual freedom and limited government. Reason Foundation's nonpartisan public policy research promotes choice, competition, and a dynamic market economy as the foundation for human dignity and progress. Reason produces rigorous, peer reviewed research and directly engages the policy process, seeking strategies that emphasize cooperation, flexibility, local knowledge, transparency, accountability and results. Through practical and innovative approaches to complex problems, Reason seeks to change the way people think about issues, and promote policies that allow and encourage individuals and voluntary institutions to flourish

Contact details

Website:
http://reason.org/

Address:
5737 Mesmer Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90230

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1978
Age (years)
Reason Foundation
 45
United States average
 40
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Tibor Machan, Manuel S. Klausner, Robert W. Poole, Jr.
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): David Nott
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): David Nott
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): David Nott
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Reason Foundation
 85
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
Reason Foundation
 76
2019
Reason Foundation
 73
% Female staff
2023
Reason Foundation
 24%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Reason Foundation
 20%
2019
Reason Foundation
 21%
% Female researchers
2019
Reason Foundation
 20%
United States average
 28%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Reason Foundation
 7
United States average
 60
Global average
 65
2020
Reason Foundation
 382
Financials
2015
Reason Foundation
 $10,473,482
United States average
 $20,890,084
Global average
 $57,395,241

Social

Likes (2023)
Reason Foundation
 10,528
United States average
 67,686
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Reason Foundation
 9,523
Likes (2021)
Reason Foundation
 8,917
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Reason Foundation
 9,025
United States average
 50,101
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2022)
Reason Foundation
 8,074
Followers (2021)
Reason Foundation
 6,313
Subscribers (2023)
Reason Foundation
824,000 
United States average
 19,544
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Reason Foundation
779,000 
Subscribers (2021)
Reason Foundation
687,000 
Followers (2023)
Reason Foundation
 5,845
United States average
 18,654
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Reason Foundation
 4,726
Followers (2019)
Reason Foundation
 2,278

Data notes

Last updated: 26/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation┬┤s website
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