American Enterprise Institute (for Public Policy Research)
Founded 1943. Private, non-partisan think tank based around principles of private liberty, individual opportunity and free enterprise. Six principal research areas: economics; foreign and defence policy; health; legal and constitutional studies; political and public opinion studies; social and cultural studies. Bertelsmann Foundation (Bertelsmann Stiftung) Founded 1977. Private, non-partisan organization that aims to identify social problems and challenges at an early stage and develop exemplary solutions to address them. Research covers politics, society, economy, education, health and culture.