Founded by Charles Koch in 2003, our growing network of social entrepreneurs comes from diverse backgrounds. We have different points of view. Yet all of us share a commitment to equal rights, openness, progress through mutual benefit, and the belief that all people are capable of extraordinary things.
We believe that everyone has something unique to offer, if they have the opportunity to learn, contribute, and succeed. Unfortunately, too few do.
Persistent poverty. Our failing education system. The broken criminal justice system. A rigged economy. Crushing national debt. These barriers and more are holding far too many people back from improving their lives. Yet history shows, by uniting together and applying a core set of principles, people can break the barriers standing in the way of a better life, community, and society. Take a look: