Freedom Foundation of Minnesota
Freedom Foundation of Minnesota (FFM)
The Freedom Foundation of Minnesota is a 501(c)(3) organization that describes itself as “an independent, non-profit educational and research organization that actively advocates the principles of individual freedom, personal responsibility, economic freedom, and limited government.” 
Stance on Climate Change
“The climate change debate has been hopelessly politicized by organizations like Environment Minnesota that distort science in order to advance a narrow political agenda.” 
According to their website, “the Freedom Foundation of Minnesota does not accept any government grants or funding. Instead, we are proud to earn the trust and support of generous individuals, foundations, and corporations.” 
- Annette Meeks — CEO.
- Jonathan Blake — Vice President.
- Christina Pajak — Development Director.
- Tom Steward — Investigative Director.
- Evan Paskach — Research Associate.
Board of Directors
- Chris Georgacas
- Jack Meeks
- Brian Sullivan
- Tony Trimble
- Steve Knuth
- Dirk Bak
- Annette Meeks
- Kristin Ostrander
- Vin Weber
Marcy 21 - 23, 2012
October 18, 2009
Hosted the Minnesota premiere the film “Not Evil Just Wrong” which reports to reveal “true costs of global warming hysteria, and how extreme environmentalism threatens the livelihoods of hundreds of millions in the developed and developing world.” 
August 31, 2009
Sponsored the “Minnesota Energy Citizens' Rally,” which brought people together to discuss how “Climate change legislation being considered in Washington DC means economic pain for Minnesota.” 
March 8 - 10, 2009
DeSmogBlog researched the conference's sponsors and found that sponsor organizations had received over $47 million in funding from energy companies and right-wing foundations, with 78% of that total coming from Scaife Family foundations
- State Policy Network (SPN) — Member.
- Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity — Listed as “Statehouse News Bureau.”
“Mission,” Freedom Foundation of Minnesota.Accessed May 9, 2012.
Jerry Stenger. “Report links severe weather to global warming,” Will Steger Foundation, September 13, 2010.
“Freedom Foundation of Minnesota,” Media Matters. Accessed May 9, 2012.
“FFM Bulletin 3/30/12”, Freedom Foundation of Minnesota.
“FFM Bulletin 9/28/09”, Freedom Foundation of Minnesota.
“FFM Bulletin 8/25/09”, Freedom Foundation of Minnesota.
“co-sponsors,” The 2009 International Conference on Climate Change, February 10, 2009. Archived February 27, 2009.
“Freedom Foundation of Minnesota,” SourceWatch.