Atlas Leadership Academy


Summer & Winter Schools

Location (s):

  • Online


The Atlas Leadership Academy (ALA) is a flexible curriculum of online courses and onsite training programs that allow you to gain the skills you need to succeed in the world of free market think tanks. Whatever your current circumstances – whether you are leading a think tank now or just beginning to contemplate a career advancing liberty, Atlas Leadership Academy offers programs to help you.


The Atlas Leadership Academy (ALA) provides a robust series of credit-based training opportunities that allow you to sharpen your skills in management, communications, and fundraising while building your free-market organization. Our flexible course catalog allows you to practice what you’re learning as you learn it, with opportunities ranging from online courses and in-person workshops to one-on-one mentoring relationships.

You’re in the business of changing the world, and we’re here to help. By connecting you with mentors, best practices, strategies and tools, our experienced team is ready to assist you in reaching your goals – whether they be beginning a new project, preparing for a leadership transition, or taking your think tank from idea to reality.

The Atlas Leadership Academy is a central facet of the Atlas Network mission; partners, grantees, and award winners are encouraged to take full advantage of these resources.

Individuals earning 12 credits are recognized as an Atlas Leadership Alumnus. Alumni are awarded special opportunities, such as access to a community of leaders, stakeholders, and benefactors, in addition to eligibility to compete in the annual Think Tank Shark Tank competition and win a $25,000 project grant.

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Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

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Each training opportunity has a different registration fee — some are offered free of charge, none cost more than $500 to register. Atlas is able to offer these training programs at such reduced prices thanks to the generosity of our donors.

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