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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.

Bringing Founding Principles to Current Debate

“The future of conservatism is up for grabs. There is a desperate need for intellectually rigorous and practically effective conservative leadership in the urgent policy fights we face—from gender identity and Critical Race Theory to family economic policy and Big Tech’s woke thought police....

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The Origins of Modern Philanthropy in America, by Amelia L. Coleman, Bradley Impact Fund 2021 Summer Intern

The period following the Civil War was one of remarkable cultural and economic transformation in America. What was once a primarily rural society flowered into a thriving urban one. Millions of immigrants were attracted to this new nation of opportunity. New states were established, new soil was...

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Ensuring Your Donor Intent is Honored: Approaches for Giving to Universities

Giving to your alma mater and ensuring your gift will not support ideas and initiatives antithetical to your principles is not easy. In larger institutions, internal dynamics can influence how, where, and when gifts to a college’s general fund are directed. Your support might be directed to a...

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Increasing Economic Mobility

The desire of all citizens to improve their lives and provide opportunities for the next generation is a unifying force across the nation. However, access to opportunities to achieve the American dream are not readily available to all. The Bradley Impact Fund supports champions for economic...

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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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Contact us today at 414-291-2500 or click here to get started.