The annual Templeton Freedom Award, named for the late investor and philanthropist Sir John Templeton, recognizes the most exceptional and innovative contributions to the understanding of free enterprise, and the public policies that encourage prosperity, innovation and human fulfillment via free competition.LEARN MORE
In addition to the annual Templeton Freedom Award and Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Award, Atlas Network offers several special topic awards recognizing outstanding achievements by grantees and training participants.
For his defense of freedom and dedication to liberty, Atlas Network’s founder Antony Fisher was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1988. Only weeks after this great honor was bestowed upon him, Sir Antony passed away. In 1990, through the generosity of his relatives and many friends, Atlas Network established the Sir Antony Fishe...LEARN MORE
Atlas Network sponsors various awards throughout the year and works uniquely to strengthen the freedom movement by awarding grants to institutes where Atlas Network sees great potential and to reward excellence.LEARN MORE
The Illinois Policy Institute won this year’s Lights, Camera, Liberty! Film Festival for its video “Coffee run: Chicago forces out entrepreneurs”, directed by Charles Fritschner. “Coffee run” demonstrates the relationship between regulations and entrepreneurial activity putting a human face to interstate business relocation.READ MORE
Bosnia and Herzegovina-based Association Multi was named winner of Atlas Network’s 2014 Smith Student Outreach Award for its projects that encourage students and young professionals to participate in the process of social change in the country.READ MORE
The 2013 keynote speaker for the Liberty Forum and Freedom Dinner was Johan Norberg, one of the worlds most eloquent liberty advocates. He has published numerous books including In Defense of Global Capitalism, which earned Atlas's celebrated Fisher Award in 2002, has been translated into a dozen languages, and inspired the Brit...READ MORE