As expressed clearly by the Koch foundation, academic programming is essential to their "integrated strategy" for the "implementation of policy change." Many of these academics engage in overtly political activities in ways that benefit the policy agenda of Koch's political network.

Charles Koch's network of political donors, many of whom make up the Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, have joined in the use of Koch's integrated strategy. We see several instances of these donors joining the Koch foundation in jointly financing academic programming to further their joint political agenda.