Social Science Research Institutes

Americans for Prosperity Foundation

  • Arlington, VA
  • www.americansforprosperity.org

Mission Statement

AFP Foundation is committed to educating citizens about economic policy and a return of the federal government to its Constitutional limits. AFP Foundation's educational programs and analyses help policymakers, the media and individual citizens understand why policies that promote the American enterprise system are the best method to ensuring prosperity for all Americans. To that end, AFP and AFP Foundation supports:

Cutting taxes and government spending in order to halt the encroachment of government in the economic lives of citizens by fighting proposed tax increases and pointing out evidence of waste, fraud, and abuse.
Tax and Expenditure Limitations to promote fiscal responsibility.
Removing unnecessary barriers to entrepreneurship and opportunity by sparking citizen involvement in the regulatory process early on in order to reduce red tape.
Restoring fairness to our judicial system.

Main Programs

  1. Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Americans for Prosperity Foundation has more than 1,000,000 members, including members in all 50 states, and 26 state chapters including:  Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.

ruling year

1988

Principal Officer since 2006

Self-reported

Tim Phillips

Keywords

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Grassroots, healthcare, epa, cap and trade, tax, free market, economics, conservative, prosperity, restrain government growth, free market solutions, entrepreneurial principles, pro-growth, low tax, unnecessary regulation

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Also Known As

AFP Foundation

EIN

52-1527294

 Number

3046790928

Physical Address

2111 Wilson Blvd. Suite 350

Arlington, VA 22201

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Economics (as a Social Science) (V22)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (Y05)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (B05)

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

Program

AFP Foundation is a national grassroots network comprised of twenty-two state chapters and over 272,000 members nationwide. AFP Foundation engages in economic educational initiatives on the local, state, and federal levels, focusing on government tax, spending, and transparency issues. AFP Foundation educates and engages citizens on these issues through grassroots training programs across the country.

Category

Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

$6,919,408.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Americans for Prosperity Foundation has more than 1,000,000 members, including members in all 50 states, and 26 state chapters including:  Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.

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Americans for Prosperith Foundation
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Americans for Prosperity Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Tim Phillips

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. David H. Koch

Koch Industries

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