Free Congress Foundation

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Free Congress Foundation
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Founded 1977
Founder Paul Weyrich
Type 501(c)(3) non-profit
Key people
Jim Gilmore

The Free Congress Foundation is a conservative think tank founded by Paul Weyrich. It is based in Alexandria, VA. Since 2010, the Foundation has been headed by former governor of Virginia Jim Gilmore. Under Gilmore's leadership the Free Congress Foundation has focused on tax, economic, urban, transportation, and foreign policy.


The Free Congress Foundation is a 501(c)(3)research and education organization. It also has a sister organization, Free Congress Action, which, as a 501(c)(4), is permitted to lobby, and a political action committee.[edit]

In February of 2014, Free Congress Foundation announced American Opportunity, a new project the focuses on three initiatives: Full Employment, Healthy Communities, and American Greatness.


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