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To win over each new generation to the ideas of liberty, limited government and free markets.


The mission of TFAS, its board, staff and our thousands of supporters is to change the world by developing leaders for a free society.

TFAS offers transformational programs that teach the principles of limited government, free-market economics and honorable leadership to students and young professionals in America and around the world.

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.

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational organization, based in Washington, D.C. 


The Latest at TFAS


Liberty + Leadership News: May 14

Learn more about how TFAS is reaching young leaders with the principles of limited government and free markets.

Alumni Staff Spotlight: Allie Dunbaugh

In this TFAS alumni staff spotlight, we’ll hear from Allie Dunbaugh, a TFAS Santiago 2020 alumna who is now a communications associate at TFAS.

Be the Exception: TFAS Students Learn Value of Civility, Relationship Building During 2021 Spring Capital Semester

Through our engaging programs and top-notch faculty, The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) continues to champion the young leaders of today who will help shape the world’s future. During the spring 2021 closing ceremony, TFAS Capital Semester students reflected…