Sutherland Institute runs its policy work through its five policy centers. The policy centers encompass the seven governing principles that define authentic conservatism.
“FEDERALISM & LOCAL CONTROL”
The Sutherland Institute Center for Self-Government in the West protects freedom and opportunity in Utah and the West by promoting federalism and equipping state leaders – both public and private – to reclaim their powers and responsibilities under the United States Constitution.
“CULTURE & STRUCTURE”
Sutherland Institute’s Center for Family and Society exists to promote the family as the fundamental unit of society in Utah.
“INVOLVEMENT & INNOVATION”
The Center for Educational Progress exists to promote education policies that emphasize parental involvement and innovations to meet the unique needs of every child.
“TAXES & REGULATIONS”
Sutherland Institute’s Center for Limited Government exists to protect freedom and prosperity by promoting limited government in Utah.
“HAPPINESS & PROSPERITY”
Sutherland Institute’s Center for Utah’s Economy exists to promote the pursuit of happiness through social and economic principles embodied in a humane economy.