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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Leave a (Tax-Advantaged) Legacy with an IRA

Not all assets are created equal when it comes to leaving a legacy.

Designating a donor-advised fund (DAF) as a charitable beneficiary of an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) offers a strategic philanthropic advantage: It allows individuals to efficiently channel retirement savings towards...

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Grant Recipient Spotlight: Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE)

Since its founding more than two decades ago as the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, FIRE has become the nation’s leading defender of fundamental rights on college campuses through a unique mix of programming, including student and faculty outreach, public education campaigns,...

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Bradley Prize Winner John H. Cochrane on Economic Freedom

Dr. John Cochrane is the Rose-Marie and Jack Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University. He was previously a professor of business and of economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is a senior fellow of the Stanford Institute for Economic...

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Bradley Prize Winner Nina Shea on Religious Freedom

Nina Shea helped launch and lead the coalition to adopt the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998. She was appointed by the US House of Representatives to serve as a commissioner on the US Commission on International Religious Freedom seven times from 1999 to 2012. Shea has authored or...

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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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