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FACTSHEET: Americans for Prosperity, AfP

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2111 Wilson Blvd, Ste. 350 Arlington, VA 22201 Phone: (703)-224-3200 Toll Free: (866)-730-0150 info@AFPhq.org Read more: http://www.americansforprosperity.org/contact-us#ixzz1sWbGoYqB
Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is an astroturf front group started by oil billionaire David Koch and Richard Fink (a member of the board of directors of Koch Industries) in 2003. AFP works together with the Koch family’s other conservative foundations promoting right wing and libertarian causes. A section 501(c)(4) organization, AFP and the Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP Foundation), a section 501(c)(3) organization, are "committed to educating citizens about economic policy and a return of the federal government to its Constitutional limits."

FUNDING

Americans for Prosperity has received $1,366,725 from ExxonMobil since 1998.

2005
$1,000,000 Claude R Lambe Foundation
Source: Greenpeace Koch Report

2009
$366,725 Claude R Lambe Foundation
Source: Greenpeace Koch Report

KEY PEOPLE

Tim Phillips
President
Source: Americans for Prosperity website - Tim Phillips

David H. Koch
Chairman and founder
Source: Polluterwatch - Americans for Prosperity

Michael  Horn
Koch associate
Source: Philanthropy Roundtable - Michael Horn

Charles Koch
funder
Source: sourcewatch - Americans for Prosperity

SOURCES

Americans for Prosperity website - Tim Phillips
http://www.americansforprosperity.org/about/staff/tim-phillips

Greenpeace Koch Report
http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/en/campaigns/global-warming-and-energy/polluterwatch/koch-industries/americans-for-prosperity-found/

Polluterwatch - Americans for Prosperity
http://www.polluterwatch.com/americans-prosperity

Philanthropy Roundtable - Michael Horn
http://www.philanthropyroundtable.org/who_we_are/staff/michael_horn

sourcewatch - Americans for Prosperity
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Americans_for_Prosperity#cite_note-12