The Free State Project (FSP) is a political movement, founded in 2001, to get at least 20,000 libertarian-leaning people to move to New Hampshire in order to make the state a stronghold for libertarian ideas.
Those who join the Free State Project sign a statement of intent to move to New Hampshire within five years of the group reaching 20,000 participants or some other move trigger. Those who move to New Hampshire in advance of the FSP reaching 20,000 participants are referred to as "early movers". As of April 2011, 901 people had moved to the state, with 10,826 having signed the Project's statement of intent.
The Free State Project is a social movement generally based upon decentralized decision making. While there is a control group that performs various activities, most of the Free State Project's activities depend upon volunteers to promote the Free State Project in their own way.