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Organizations working on important issues
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American Enterprise Institute
Conservative think tank with primary focus on American government, economics and social welfare.
Public policy research organization with a conservative leaning.
A public policy think tank located at Stanford University, with a broadly conservative viewpoint.
A non-partisan political think tank located in Washington D.C.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
A foreign policy think tank with research centers around the world.
Libertarian think tank focused primarily on public advocacy and societal influence.
Center for Strategic & International Studies
A Washington D.C. think tank focused on international relations.
PEW Research Center
Conducts non-partisan research on a wide variety of topics.
A non-partisan global policy think tank, partly funded by the US government.
Center for American Progress
Conducts research and advocates on economic and social issues, with a liberal viewpoint.
Economic Policy Institute
Conducts research on economic issues, from a liberal viewpoint.
A liberal think tank that promotes progressive political ideas.
Think tank indexes
American Policy Directory
A large list of policy agencies and think tanks, from University of Oregon.
A list of think tanks categorized by political leaning, from the New York Times.
Think Tank Search
Harvard University's search tool can help you find think tanks doing research on your topic.
Assessing charity effectiveness
Use the search box to look up your organization, then look at the numbers for Program Expenses and Administrative Expenses.
Evaluates how charities allocate donated funds.
Analyzes and ranks charities as to the best use of donated funds.
High Impact Giving Guide
The University of Pennsylvania's guide to charitable giving, organized by broad topical area.
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