A Dynamic Community United in Principles & Purpose.


Our Mission: The Bradley Impact Fund is a donor-advised fund with a mission to serve as philanthropic advisors who educate, empower, and inspire donors to advance our common principles through high-impact giving and the protection of donor intent.

Our Vision: The Bradley Impact Fund envisions a robust, national community of informed donors and partners who support and fund organizations that restore, strengthen, and protect America’s founding principles and institutions.

We are aligned with and inspired by  The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation’s mission to restore, strengthen, and protect the principles and institutions of American exceptionalism. The Foundation’s 30 years of philanthropic expertise and vetted portfolio of nonprofit organizations are resources available to our dynamic community.

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Grant Recipient Spotlight: State Financial Officers Foundation

About. Derek Kreifels is the CEO of the State Financial Officers Foundation (SFOF), the only nonprofit in the US that combines ground-breaking free-market research with a strong network of states’ treasurers, auditors, and other financial officers to actively sustain the health of each state’s...

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Featuring Our New Director: John Beagle

About. John Beagle joined the Bradley Impact Fund board of directors in 2022. As chairman and co-founder of Grace Matthews, John has led over one hundred mergers and acquisitions in the chemical and materials sector. He serves on several boards, and along with his wife, Gwyn, often takes an active...

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Impact Fund Welcomes Philanthropic Advisor Chris Ciancimino

Q: Tell the Impact Fund community a little bit about yourself.

I was born and raised in Southeast Wisconsin, and I lived in Milwaukee most of my life. Since I graduated from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, my entire professional career has been in helping organizations I care about thrive...

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The Mob Comes for Madison: On the Woke Hijacking of James Madison’s Montpelier

About. The following is an excerpt from an editorial that appeared in The New Criterion, a Bradley Foundation grant recipient. The writers highlight the Montpelier Foundation’s decision to embrace the fashionable reframing of the American Founding, including how visitors to the estate of James...

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What our donors say

We are losing the battle for freedom from within this country. The most effective way to fight this battle is to fund frontline warriors fighting every day through the organizations they lead. The Impact Fund helps donors target the best and most impactful organizations so they’re able to make the biggest difference they can with their giving.

Dennis Kuester

Dennis Kuester

Impact Fund member since 2013

The Bradley Impact Fund, with its commitment to American principles, is well-aligned with my own ideals. Recognizing the importance of public policy dialogue to human creativity in a free market economy is essential.

Sylvie Ricketts

Sylvie Légère Ricketts

Impact Fund member since 2018

You worked hard to make the money, and you’ve got to work hard to make sure you’re investing properly in philanthropy.  I think the Bradley Impact Fund can be a major help in this area.

Jack Miller

Jack Miller

Impact Fund member since 2018

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