2022 End of Year Granting & Contribution Guidelines:
To ensure timely delivery of grants by year end, grant recommendations must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Central Time on December 20. For full details on actions needed and due dates for contributing various asset types, click here for the complete guidelines.  

High Impact Giving.
Principled Philanthropy.

The Bradley Impact Fund is a donor-advised fund philanthropic investors choose to ensure America remains a land of freedom, equality, and opportunity now and for future generations.

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.

Our Guiding Principles:

  • Constitutional Order - Fidelity to the Constitution, with its principles of limited government, federalism, separation of powers, and individual liberties.

  • Free Markets - Commitment to free markets that allow for private enterprise, entrepreneurship, and voluntary exchange within the rule of law.

  • Civil Society - Commitment to the fundamental institutions of civil society that cultivate individuals capable of self-governance.

  • Informed Citizens - Dedication to the formation of informed and capable citizens.

  • Donor Intent - Protection of donor intent.

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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Connect to bright minds, smart ideas and thoughtful implementation.

New Donor-Advised Account Holder Portal Launched July 2022

The Bradley Impact Fund recently launched a new online portal for donor-advised account holders. With 24/7 access to your account, you have greater flexibility in achieving your philanthropic goals. From the portal, you can:

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Remarks From Bradley Prize Ceremony Featuring Wilfred McClay

The following speech was given by 2022 Bradley Prize winner Wilfred M. McClay at the 18th Annual Bradley Prize Ceremony in Washington, DC, on May 17, 2022.

It is a great joy and privilege for me to be here with all of you this evening. It is an immense honor simply to appear on the same stage...

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Ideas Matter: By Jessica Dean, Senior Vice President, Bradley Impact Fund

On January 21, 1981, Ronald Reagan held his first cabinet meeting. At that meeting he handed each cabinet secretary a copy of Mandate for Leadership, a 3,000-page tome filled with over 2,000 conservative ideas and policy recommendations.

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Grant Recipient Spotlight: Leadership Program of the Rockies

For two decades, Leadership Program of the Rockies (LPR) has been strengthening, training, and equipping emerging leaders to reach new heights in the public and private sectors of civil society. With more than 2,000 alumni impacting politics and culture in Colorado, LPR decided in 2019 to expand...

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What our donors say

Nonprofits changing Milwaukee’s status quo are successful because they align the interests of families, neighborhoods and donors.

They’re uniting people in their investment in a shared outcome, and the relationships they’re building are real.

John Beagle

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 Légère Ricketts

I can conveniently support the causes I care about through the Impact Fund. I’m also continually learning about policy solutions and high-impact nonprofit organizations helping people engage in the American Dream through effort, education, and opportunity.

Ron Krizek

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