Ayn Rand Institute

Non-profit organisation in the USA

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Ayn Rand Institute
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Formation1985; 36 years ago (1985)
TypeResearch and Education Organization
22-2570926
Legal status501(c)(3) – public charity
FocusAyn Rand and Objectivism
Headquarters6 Hutton Centre Drive, Suite 600, Santa Ana, California 92707[1]
Location
  • Worldwide
Coordinates33°41′40″N 117°50′20″W / 33.6945°N 117.8390°W / 33.6945; -117.8390Coordinates: 33°41′40″N 117°50′20″W / 33.6945°N 117.8390°W / 33.6945; -117.8390
CEO
Tal Tsfany
Budget
Revenue: $10,399,000
Expenses: $7,255,000
(FYE September 2018)[2]
Websiteari.aynrand.org

The Ayn Rand Institute: The Center for the Advancement of Objectivism, commonly known as the Ayn Rand Institute (ARI), is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit think tank in Irvine, California, that promotes Objectivism, the philosophy developed by Ayn Rand. Its stated goal is to "spearhead a cultural renaissance that will reverse the anti-reason, anti-individualism, anti-freedom, anti-capitalist trends in today's culture".[3] The organization was established in 1985, three years after Rand's death, by Ed Snider and Leonard Peikoff, Rand's legal heir.

ARI has several educational and outreach programs, which include providing intellectuals for public appearances, supporting Objectivist campus clubs, supplying Rand's writings to schools and professors, assisting overseas Objectivist institutions, organizing annual conferences and running the Objectivist Academic Center.[3]

  1. ^ "Contact Us". Ayn Rand Institute. Retrieved October 6, 2019.
  2. ^ "Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Statements". Ayn Rand Institute. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Overview". Ayn Rand Institute. August 17, 2009. Archived from the original on January 29, 2014. Retrieved December 19, 2007.

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