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FACTSHEET: Atlas Economic Research Foundation, Atlas; AERF

DETAILS

4084 University Drive Suite, 103 Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-934-6969
Fax: 703-352-7530

Atlas' vision is "to achieve a society of free and responsible individuals, based upon private property rights, limited government under the rule of law and the market order " (www.atlasusa.org).

Atlas promotes international development of free market think tanks and provides support and networking opportunities for existing organizations. Atlas brings "freedom to the world" through workshops, publications, awards, and a global directory of conservative/free market think tanks. Atlas is a member of both the Cooler Heads Coalition and the State Policy Network. Atlas is funded by conservative foundations, including the Sarah Scaife Foundation, Earhart Foundation and the Carthage Foundation (www.mediatransparency.org).

DEEDS

2 August, 2002
Wrote to President Bush, discouraging him from attending the UN Summit on Sustainable Development. Bush did not attend.
Source: "Corporate-funded Lobbyists Aimed to Sabotage Johannesburg Summit," Africa News, 8/19/2002

FUNDING

Atlas Economic Research Foundation has received $1,082,500 from ExxonMobil since 1998.

1998
$65,000 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
global climate conference and other support
Source: Exxon Education Foundation Dimensions 1998 report

2000
$50,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
general support
Source: ExxonMobil Foundation 2000 IRS 990

2001
$150,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2001 Worldwide Giving Report

2002
$50,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2002 Worldwide Giving Report

2003
$190,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2003 Worldwide Giving Report

2004
$75,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2004 Worldwide Giving Report

2005
$100,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2005 Worldwide Giving Report

2006
$100,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2006 Worldwide Giving Report

2007
$100,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2007 Worldwide Giving Report

2008
$102,500 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
Source: EXXON FOUNDATION AND CORPORATE GIVING 2008

2009
$100,000 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
Source: ExxonMobil 2009 Worldwide Contributions and Community Investments

KEY PEOPLE

Whitney  Ball
Templeton Freedom Awards Advisory Council
Source: Philanthropy Roundtable - staff

Jo Kwong
former director of institute relations
Source: Philanthropy roundtable - Jo Kwong

PEOPLE

Curtin Winsor
Member, Board of Directors
Source: Atlas website 4/04

SOURCES

ExxonMobil 2001 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4388

ExxonMobil 2002 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4386

ExxonMobil Foundation 2000 IRS 990
ExxonMobil Foundation 2000 IRS 990
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4390

Exxon Education Foundation Dimensions 1998 report
Exxon Dimensions report 1998- Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4385

"Corporate-funded Lobbyists Aimed to Sabotage Johannesburg Summit," Africa News, 8/19/2002

Atlas website 4/04
http://www.atlasusa.org

ExxonMobil 2003 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4389

ExxonMobil 2004 Worldwide Giving Report
2004 Worldwide Contributions and Community Investments Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4380

ExxonMobil 2005 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4387

ExxonMobil 2006 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research downloaded from Exxon website
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4381

ExxonMobil 2007 Worldwide Giving Report
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=download&d=4586

EXXON FOUNDATION AND CORPORATE GIVING 2008
http://www.exxonmobil.com/Corporate/community_contributions_report.aspx

ExxonMobil 2009 Worldwide Contributions and Community Investments
Exxon Mobil Corporation 2009 Worldwide Contributions and Community Investments
http://www.exxonmobil.com/Corporate/files/gcr_contributions_pub-policy09.pdf

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

Philanthropy roundtable - Jo Kwong
http://www.philanthropyroundtable.org/who_we_are/staff/jo_kwong