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TFAS Founders’ Day: Celebrating 53 Years of Teaching Liberty + Leadership

February 6, 2020

2401 M St NW

Washington, DC 20037, USA


The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is pleased to invite supporters and volunteers to a celebration of the past, present and future of TFAS on Thursday, Feb. 6 at The Fairmont in Washington, D.C.

TFAS alumni and supporters celebrate the launch of the TFAS 50th Anniversary Campaign in 2018.

Please join us as we commemorate the accomplishments of the last 53 years, celebrate the success of our “Liberty + Leadership: 50th Anniversary Campaign,” and recommit ourselves to passing on the ideas of liberty and leadership for decades to come. As our Founders’ Day guest, you will:

  • Learn about new programs, scholarships and expansions made possible through the “Liberty + Leadership: 50th Anniversary Campaign”
  • Hear firsthand reports from TFAS students and alumni leaders whose lives have been transformed by TFAS and our campaign initiatives
  • Be the first to learn about exciting plans on the horizon for TFAS in 2020 and beyond
  • Join TFAS leadership, alumni and fellow supporters for a champagne toast and reception celebration


Generous support of our 50th Anniversary campaign launched the TFAS Leadership Scholars program, providing full scholarships to allow the best and brightest students to attend TFAS D.C. Summer Programs and participate in yearlong continuing education seminars.

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020

The Fairmont
2401 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

6 p.m. Presentation  |   7 p.m. Reception

Valet parking will be available for $35

Accommodations are available at The Fairmont. Please click here to learn more and book your room today.


The Founders’ Day celebration is an invite-only event, exclusive to supporters and volunteers of our “Liberty + Leadership: 50th Anniversary Campaign.” If you received an invitation and would like to RSVP, please contact Special Events Director Jane Mack at jmack@TFAS.org or 202-986-0384 by Monday, Feb. 3.

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Ideas are powerful, but they’re also perishable. They need to be defended and passed on to each new generation. For 53 years, TFAS has led the fight in teaching a core set of principles – freedom, individual responsibility and free markets – to rising generations of leaders. We strive to have a profound effect on the lives of our students by passing on the ideas that offer the greatest opportunity for personal fulfillment and human accomplishment.

Today, there are more than 42,000 TFAS alumni, representing more than 140 countries, making the difference in their communities and throughout the world by upholding the values essential to the preservation and success of a free society. Thank you for making the last 53 years possible! We look forward to continuing to change the world with you, one student at a time.

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