Heritage Foundation, founded in 1973 and located in Washington, D.C., is a research and educational organization. It mainly focuses on formulating and promoting conservative public policies. The organization formulates policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and national defense. Heritage Foundation has specialized staff from a diverse background, including business, government and politics. The organization has various departments, such as the board of trustees, executive offices, special events, and communications and marketing. It also has editorial and media services, press room, publishing services, and development and domestic policies. Heritage Foundation also has accounting, administration, business support services, personnel and government relations department.