Science and Technology Research Institutes

Progress & Freedom Foundation

  • Washington, DC
  • www.pff.org

This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.


This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.

Mission Statement

The Progress & Freedom Foundation is a market-oriented think tank
that studies the digital revolution and its implications for public
policy. Its mission is to educate policymakers, opinion leaders, and
the public about issues associated with technological change, based on
a philosophy of limited government, free markets, and individual
sovereignty.

Main Programs

  1. Center for Communications and Competition Policy
  2. Center for the Study of Digital Property
  3. Center for Internet Freedom
  4. Center for Digital Media Freedom
Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Based in Washington, DC, The Progress & Freedom Foundation looks at issues on a global scale.

ruling year

1993

Principal Officer

Self-reported

W. Kenneth Ferree

Keywords

Self-reported

digital economy, tech policy, free market

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EIN

52-1824776

 Number

6860878878

Physical Address

1444 Eye St NW Suite 500

Washington, DC 20005

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (U05)

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

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Center for Communications and Competition Policy

(Broadband Deployment, Cable Issues, FCC Policy, Internet Video, Network Neutrality, Spectrum, Telecom)

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 2

Center for the Study of Digital Property

(Copyright, Intellectual Property, Open Source, Patents, Computer Crime, Electronic Surveillance, Trademarks)

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 3

Center for Internet Freedom

(Antitrust, E-Commerce, FCC Policy, Information Technology Policy, Network Neutrality, Privacy, Space Commerce, Telecom, Trade )

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 4

Center for Digital Media Freedom

(Broadcast issues, Cable issues, E-Commerce, FCC Policy, First
Amendment/Free Speech, Intellectual Property, Internet Video, Markets,
Media Consolidation, Media Regulation, Net Neutrality)

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Based in Washington, DC, The Progress & Freedom Foundation looks at issues on a global scale.

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THE PROGRESS AND FREEDOM FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Progress & Freedom Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

W. Kenneth Ferree

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

George A Keyworth

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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