Survey: Overwhelming Majority of Millennials Support Freedom

Contrary to what is often depicted in the news or social media, a new national survey released by TFAS shows that 9 out of 10 millennials overwhelming support freedom of speech and religious freedom.

Teaching Freedom Since 1967


The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is an educational nonprofit that is changing the world by developing leaders for a free society. Our transformational programs teach the principles of limited government, free-market economics and honorable leadership to students and young professionals in America and around the world.

Since 1967, more than 16,000 students, representing 144 countries, have attended a TFAS summer- or semester-length program. In addition to our core institutes, TFAS reaches more than 60,000 young people annually through educational videos, fellowships and seminars. TFAS programs inspire these future leaders to make a difference in their communities and throughout the world by upholding the values essential to the preservation and success of a free society.

50th Anniversary Gala: Celebrating 50 Years of Teaching Freedom

Toast, dine, dance and reminisce with TFAS as we commemorate the past 50 years, and look ahead to sharing the benefits of a free society with the many generations to come!


TFAS Events


Celebrate 50 Years of TFAS with Boston Alumni

Commemorate 50 Years of TFAS with your fellow Boston alumni and friends! TFAS alumni council member and Boston chapter leader, Natalya Orlando (AIPE 11), is organizing a happy hour and reception at Atwood's Tavern on June 1, 2017. TFAS Vice President of Development…

Celebrate 50 Years of TFAS with Armenia Alumni

Commemorate 50 Years of TFAS with your fellow alumni and friends in Yerevan, Armenia!

Be A Part of History

Join our 50th Anniversary Fund and ensure that tomorrow's leaders learn the foundations of a free society.


The Latest at TFAS


TFAS Alumni Celebrate 50 Years of TFAS in the World’s Ancient Capital

Nearly 40 TFAS alumni and friends gathered in Athens, Greece for a “Celebrating 50 Years of TFAS” alumni birthday party on April 27. This special gathering at the Athens Club was part of our 50th alumni birthday parties series, co-hosted by TFAS…

Reflecting on Sacrifice and the Fragility of Liberty this Memorial Day

This Memorial Day, as we remember the brave men and women who sacrificed everything to protect us, we as a nation must come together to cherish their legacy and work to protect the fragile gift of freedom. To commemorate our 50th anniversary, we commissioned…

Louis DeJoy & Aldona Wos Contribute $60,000 in Scholarship Funding

Scholarships Help North Carolina & Estonia Student Leaders Live, Learn and Intern in Washington, D.C. North Carolina business leader Louis DeJoy and his wife Aldona Wos are providing over $50,000 in scholarship funding to enable college students in North…

TFAS Alumni Brave the Risks to Keep the Public Informed About Conflict Zones Worldwide

Ask BBC News’ Suzanne Kianpour (IPJ 09) how she got her position as Capitol Hill and foreign affairs producer in the internationally recognized news service, she will say, “hard work, luck and mentorship.” Also, her experiences as a TFAS student in…