The Heritage Foundation

The Heritage Foundation (abbreviated to Heritage)[1][2] is an American conservative think tank based in Washington, D.C. that is primarily geared toward public policy. The foundation took a leading role in the conservative movement during the presidency of Ronald Reagan, whose policies were taken from Heritage's policy study Mandate for Leadership.[4]

The Heritage Foundation
AbbreviationHeritage[1][2]
FormationFebruary 16, 1973
(49 years ago)
 (1973-02-16)
TypeThink tank
Headquarters214 Massachusetts Avenue Northeast
Location
Coordinates38.8952°N 77.0027°W / 38.8952; -77.0027
President
Kevin Roberts
Chairman
Thomas A. Saunders III
Affiliations
Revenue (2018)
US$86,808,369[3]
Expenses (2018)US$75,065,736[3]
Websitewww.heritage.org

The Heritage Foundation has had significant influence in U.S. public policy making. It is among the most influential conservative public policy organizations in the United States.


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