The Aspen Institute

The Aspen Institute

Type NGO
Year founded 1949
Headquarters Washington, D.C. United States of America United States of America
Functions Advocacy, Fieldwork, Research
Funding sources Endowments, Foundations or grants, Individual citizens, Member funded
Tags health human rights environment energy economics social policy
Summary The Aspen Institute is a global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free, just, and equitable society. Founded in 1949, the Institute drives change through dialogue, leadership, and action to help solve the most important challenges facing the United States and the world.


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Opening the 990: Information and Tools for Driving Impact

The Aspen Institute · 8 April 2021 English

A new law requiring electronic filing of the Form 990 goes into effect this year, and thousands of nonprofit organizations will be e-filing for the first time. To help organizations …

U.S.-India Climate Cooperation Boosts Joint Ambition in Line with Track II Dialogue …

The Aspen Institute · 7 April 2021 English

This week, U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry conducted a series of meetings with India’s Minister of Environment, Prakash Javadekar, and other members of Prime Minister Modi’s government, aimed at bolstering …

Session II: Transmission & Reliability

The Aspen Institute · 6 April 2021 English

On March 25, the Aspen Institute Energy & Environment Program virtually convened the second in its 2021 series of Clean Energy Innovation Roundtables. This convening brought together experts to discuss …

Race and Gender Wealth Equity and the Role of Employee Share Ownership

The Aspen Institute · 1 April 2021 English

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, in an allegedly strong economy, workers at the bottom of the opportunity scale were struggling to support themselves and their families – let alone build …

State of Play Central Ohio

The Aspen Institute · 30 March 2021 English

The Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program analyzed the landscape of youth sports in the Central Ohio region from November 2019 to December 2020. State of Play Central Ohio offers …

Medical Debt and its Impacts on Health and Wealth: What Can Philanthropy …

The Aspen Institute · 29 March 2021 English

Seventy-nine million Americans struggle to pay their medical bills or are paying off medical debt. With the healthcare system structured to place a significant burden of the cost of care …

The Complete Financial Lives of Workers: A Holistic Exploration of Work and …

The Aspen Institute · 28 March 2021 English

Nearly half of the workforce earns wages that cannot cover a family’s basic needs. Over the past four decades, we’ve seen wages stagnate for low- and middle-wage earners – particularly …

How Companies Transformed During 2020 and the Impact on Frontline Workers

The Aspen Institute · 23 March 2021 English

2020 was an unprecedented year of change, especially for how businesses operate and the way people live and work. Upskill America, an initiative of the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program, …

Session I: Challenges and Opportunities in U.S. Energy Policy

The Aspen Institute · 10 March 2021

On March 4, 2021, the Aspen Institute Energy & Environment Program virtually convened the first session of the 2021 Clean Energy Innovation Roundtable series with a group of experts to …

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