Mission: Public education on the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, traditional values, and leadership.
Programs: Conference/lecture programs: foundation programs include lectures on college campuses, conferences throughout the nation, young americans for freedom chapters, educational training seminars and materials including hundreds of thousands of u. S. Constitutions, and internships. These programs reach thousands of students and millions more nationwide when they are on c-span and online. Yaf is leading the charge to advance the freedom of speech in america's schools. Through public records requests and active litigation, yaf is restoring students' first amendment freedoms nationwide.
public information/education: the foundation provides educational and informational materials to hundreds of thousands of americans interested in advancing freedom and spreading prosperity. The foundation's media and communications activities, including itswebsite, newsletters, and mailings to the target audience garners broad-based, grassroots support and participation for the foundation's mission and the many programs conducted throughout the year.
the reagan ranch program is devoted to preserving and protecting president reagan's western white house, rancho del cielo, and educating young people on the lessons of his presidency at the ranch and in the reagan ranch center in santa barbara,ca. In addition to expenses reported above, the foundation also made capital investments of $5,134,079 into the reagan ranch which included the purchase of adjoining land and property to provide a preservation buffer to the historic rancho del cielo property. The foundation distributed over one million reagan ranch calendars through its communication program.
the national journalism center trains students to be accurate journalists. The program provides aspiring journalists with training in journalism and practical experience through media internships.