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To win over each new generation to the ideas of individual liberty, personal responsibility, and economic freedom. TFAS desires nothing less than a restoration of faith in what men and women can accomplish when they are free and have the opportunity to thrive.


The mission of TFAS, its board, staff and our thousands of supporters is to develop courageous leaders inspired and equipped to protect and advance the ideas of individual liberty, personal responsibility, and economic freedom in their communities and throughout the world.

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 Podcast – Will Weatherford on Principled Leadership

This week, another exceptional TFAS alumnus joins us on the Liberty + Leadership Podcast: Will Weatherford - graduate of the 2002 TFAS class and former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives and current managing partner of Weatherford Capital.

Liberty + Leadership News: Aug 5

Read the latest TFAS alumni and supporter updates in this week's Liberty + Leadership News.

The 2022 Capitol Hill Lecture Series Comes to a Close

The second half of the Capitol Hill Lecture Series included distinguished speakers featuring Lawrence Reed, Dr. Scott Atlas, Dr. Jay Bhattacharya and John Mackey.