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POLS 2120: Introduction to Public Policy

Google Search

Enter the title of any of the following think tanks in Google with quotation marks (ex. "Aspen Institute") and you should be able to find a link to their site online.

Google Web Search

Foundation Directory Online

Find 990s and other information about some of these organizations.

National Level

  • Aspen Institute
  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Cato Institute
  • Center for American Progress
  • Center for Economic and Policy Research
  • Center for Immigration Studies
  • Center for Public Integrity
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • The Century Foundation
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • Demos US
  • Economic Policy Institute
  • Heritage Foundation
  • Hoover Institution
  • Institute for Policy Studies
  • Lincoln Institute for Land Policy
  • Mercatus Center
  • New America Foundation
  • Pew Research Center
  • Rand Corporation
  • Urban Institute (Washington, D.C.)
  • Urban Land Institute
  • W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • World Resources Institute

State Level

  • Action for Children North Carolina
  • Action North Carolina
  • Americans for Prosperity North Carolina
  • Blueprint NC
  • Christian Action League
  • Democracy North Carolina
  • Grass Roots North Carolina
  • Institute for Southern Studies
  • John Locke Foundation
  • John W. Pope Civitas Institute
  • North Carolina Chamber
  • North Carolina Free Enterprise Foundation
  • North Carolina Center for Voter Education
  • North Carolina Family Policy Council
  • North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research
  • North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law
  • North Carolina Justice Center
  • Progress North Carolina