Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Ayn Rand Institute the Center for the Advancement of Objectivism

  • Irvine, CA
  • www.aynrand.org

Mission Statement

ARI's mission is to help establish a culture based on the values of reason, rational self-interest, individual rights and laissez-faire capitalism. By promoting Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism through targeted educational and outreach programs to the general public, the Institute believes that meaningful cultural changes can be accomplished.

Main Programs

  1. Education Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Irvine, CA

ruling year

1987

Principal Officer since 2000

Self-reported

Dr. Yaron Brook

Keywords

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Ayn,Rand,free books,Fountainhead,Atlas Shrugged

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EIN

22-2570926

 Number

1772357730

Also Known As

ARI

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Humanities Organizations (A70)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Education Program

Through a Free Books to Teachers program and essay contests, introduce Ayn Rand's ideas to young people by stimulating interest in her novels among high school students. Support more than 100 campus clubs at colleges and universities. Through the Institute's Objectivist Academic Center, provide intensive instruction on Ayn Rand's philosophy, Objectivism, to undergraduate and graduate students. Provide resources to college professors who are teaching Ayn Rand's philosophy in colleges and universities. Promote Ayn Rand's ideas to the general public via mass media and maintain a professional outreach program for business executives.

Category

Youth Development

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

$6,554,518.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

California

Irvine, CA

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The Ayn Rand Institute The Center for The Advancement of Objectivism
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Ayn Rand Institute the Center for the Advancement of Objectivism

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Dr. Yaron Brook

BIO

Dr. Brook grew up in Israel and served in the Israeli military. He holds an MBA and PhD in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as a BSc in civil engineering from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. He has published widely in academic and popular publications, and has taught and lectured extensively in the U.S. and abroad on issues from terrorism and foreign policy to international finance, banking and corporate governance. He has appeared on CNN's Talk Back Live, Your World with Neil Cavuto and The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News Channel, and is a regular on CNBC's On the Money.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Michael S. Berliner

No Affiliation

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