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Inspiring Americans to Greatness

Here at The Steamboat Institute, we are Defenders of Freedom and Advocates of Liberty. We are admirers of the bravery and rugged individualism that has made this country great. We are admirers of the greatness and wisdom that resides in every individual.
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Colorado Gives Day!

We are so excited to be participating in the Colorado Gives program this year! Colorado Gives Day is coming up December 8th — and you can even give in advance. You are able to schedule your giving now for December 8th if you so choose.

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The 2016 Freedom Conference

Save the date! Our 8th Annual Freedom Conference will be an immersion in ideas to further the ideals of liberty and inspire Americans to greatness. Find out more about sponsorship options to help make this event our best ever. August 26-27, 2016 – registration opening Spring 2016.

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The Tony Blankley Chair

The Tony Blankley Chair honors the memory of Tony Blankley, who served in the Reagan Administration and was a dear friend of the Steamboat Institute. This award honors an emerging young journalist who demonstrates the same spirit and love of freedom that Tony held dear.

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Latest Updates

Catch up on the latest happenings at the Steamboat Institute.

Steamboat on Social Media: Here’s How We Can Connect

We love that you're here on our website -- but we want to make sure you are connected with The Steamboat Institute in the most convenient ways possible as well! One way to connect with us [...]

WATCH: Jillian Melchior on “Varney and Co.”

Today on "Varney and Co," our Tony Blankley Fellow Jillian Melchior discussed her excellent piece on the realities of Unions and how they spend their members' money. An excerpt from her piece at National Review: [...]

Colorado Gives: Join Us In Making a Difference

We are so excited to be participating in the Colorado Gives program this year! It is the leading fundraiser for non-profits in the state and our first fundraiser with them has already begun. Colorado Gives [...]

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