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LIBERTY CHAMPIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD ATTEND LIBERTY FORUM & FREEDOM DINNER 2019

November 11, 2019

Sharing the message of liberty was a key theme of Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner 2019, which brought together more than 800 liberty champions from six continents for two days of conference sessions, networking, and building new opportunities for change around the world. The Foundation for Economic Freedom, located in Quezon City, Philippines, was awarded the $100,000 Templeton Freedom Award for their work in land reform.

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ATLAS NETWORK’S U.S. INVESTORS SUMMIT FOR LIBERTY AWARDS $500,000 TO FREE-MARKET THINK TANKS

November 11, 2019

The Property and Environment Research Center and the Cardinal Institute for West Virginia Policy were both awarded grants of $75,000 at Atlas Network’s inaugural U.S. Investors Summit for Liberty, which gave ten pre-selected, U.S.-based organizations a platform to compete for a total of $500,000 in general support funding. The ten organizations, dubbed “2020 Smart Bets,” because of their potential for success, pitched a small group of possible supporters on Friday, November 8 in New York City.

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FOUNDATION FOR ECONOMIC FREEDOM IN THE PHILIPPINES WINS 2019 TEMPLETON FREEDOM AWARD

November 7, 2019

The Foundation for Economic Freedom, an Atlas Network partner in Quezon City, Philippines, has won Atlas Network’s 2019 Templeton Freedom Award for their work to end restrictions on agricultural land patents, liberating billions of dollars in land values and potentially transforming the country’s entire agricultural sector. The award, which carries a cash prize of $100,000, was presented at Atlas Network’s gala Freedom Dinner on November 7.

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STUDENTS FOR LIBERTY BRAZIL WINS 2019 SMITH STUDENT OUTREACH AWARD

November 7, 2019

Students for Liberty Brazil has been named the winner of Atlas Network’s 2019 Smith Student Outreach Award for their Market Revolution project. “This is the boldest move our organization has ever made,” explained Andre Migliore Freo of SFL Brazil. The campaign was a multi-pronged strategy aimed at changing the public’s opinion of entrepreneurship, as well as educating policymakers on the benefits of legislation that supports business growth and free markets.

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CONNOR BOYACK WINS 2019 THINK TANK SHARK TANK COMPETITION

November 6, 2019

Atlas Network congratulates Connor Boyack for winning the 2019 Think Tank Shark Tank competition with their project blank. The ceremony was held during Atlas Network’s annual Liberty Forum and Freedom Dinner. Think Tank Shark Tank offers three think tank leaders the opportunity to pitch exciting new projects to a panel of judges to win $25,000 in seed-funding for their project proposal. The 2019 Think Tank Shark Tank competition was held at the Crowne Plaza Times Square in Manhattan.

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