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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.


By offering a portfolio of more than 20 different academic programs, fellowships and seminars, the TFAS Journey helps cultivate future leaders from high school, all the way through to their university studies and professional careers.

Today, there are more than 42,000 TFAS alumni making the difference in their communities and throughout the world by upholding the values essential to the preservation and success of a free society.

Hear the Real-Life Stories of Venezuelan Asylum Seekers

Venezuelan political activists Andrés Guilarte and Jorge Galicia are now available to come to your university or college campus to share their stories.


TFAS Events


Milwaukee Dinner and Lecture with Dr. Nikolai Wenzel

Nikolai Wenzel Lecture on “Hong Kong, Thanksgiving and the TFAS Classroom: The Enduring Importance of Liberty.” TFAS supporters, friends and local alumni are invited to join us for a dinner featuring Dr. Nikolai Wenzel, TFAS Hong Kong professor…

Dr. Anne Bradley Lecture on “Economics of Terrorism” at John Brown University

Students at John Brown University are invited to a campus lecture on the “Economics of Terrorism” featuring TFAS Academic Director Dr. Anne Bradley on Thursday, Nov. 7. Dr. Bradley’s remarks will examine al-Qaeda as a case study in modern terrorism…

The Latest at TFAS


Liberty + Leadership News: Oct. 17, 2019

How did the U.S. become the most prosperous nation in the world? TFAS students delve into the pivotal moments and ideas of America's constitutional democracy during Dr. Donald Devine's Constitutional Leadership Seminar. Plus: TFAS follows in footsteps of Churchill…

TFAS Supporters Follow In the Footsteps of Churchill from England to Morocco

More than 30 TFAS travelers examined Sir Winston S. Churchill’s many roles – as a war leader and peacetime politician in England and a statesman and artist in Morocco – through an enriching journey this fall. “In the Footsteps of Churchill”…

Liberty + Leadership News: Oct. 10, 2019

TFAS high school programs reach a record-breaking number of students. Plus: TFAS courses are on the road again with Campus Lecture Series.

TFAS Alumni: Double Your Impact When You Give Back Through Dec. 31

The Fund for American Studies is pleased to announce a $100,000 matching gift challenge to our alumni provided by Bobby Tudor ’81, a 1981 alumnus of our Public Policy +  Economics program. Bobby was a partner at Goldman Sachs until 2004 when he left to found…