2023 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 Tuesday, December 19. For full details on actions needed and due dates for contributing various asset types, click here for the complete guidelines.  

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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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Stay current and broaden your knowledge with The Brief.  It arrives by mail and in your inbox four times a year with profiles on thought leaders, future leaders, organizations doing exceptional and innovative work, and upcoming opportunities to engage with our donor community. Like to catch up on some of our prior issues? Click here for the archive.

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Panel: Public Service for the Public Trust

Not long ago, state finances were rarely discussed outside of policy wonk circles or the occasional media coverage of financial scandal. But in the era of ESG—the reorientation of the world’s top financial services companies toward leftist Environment, Social, and Governance priorities rather than...

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Spotlight: GET MARRIED — Why Americans Must Defy the Elites, Forge Strong Families, and Save Civilization

Brad Wilcox, Senior Fellow of the Institute for Family Studies and Director of the National Marriage Project at University of Virginia, discussed the main ideas of his book, Get Married: Why Americans Must Defy the Elites, Forge Strong Families, and Save Civilization, which is set to be released on...

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Spotlight: Building Resilience Through Trust in Family and Community

Nicole Zorn from Safe Families and Ashley Thomas from Hope Street Ministry discussed how an individual learning to trust and feel a community of people support them leads to deep and lasting transformation in the lives of everyone involved. Nicole Zorn from Safe Families and Ashley Thomas from...

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Spotlight: A Bottom-up Revolution to Rebuild American Prosperity

Strong Towns isn’t your traditional nonprofit. Begun as a blog by civil engineer and city planner Chuck Marohn, Strong Towns highlighted in rigorous detail the self-defeating nature of so many well-intended, topdown projects. Somehow, a blog for civic development “nerds” grew a wide following, and...

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2023 Words of Impact Essay

2023 Words of Impact Essay

Amity Shlaes: The Curse of Bignesss; Economics Über Alles; and Collectivism and Man at Yale, as published in National Review Capital Matters. Read here.
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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 promotion of the vital link between the arts, free expression of ideas, and civic engagement is what initially led us to join the Impact Fund. I want to be part of the conversation on preserving this country’s freedoms.

Kathryn Murphy Burke

Kathryn Murphy Burke

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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