Strengthening Civil Society by Bolstering Marital Ties and Religious Observance

"Before you can make policy changes that will have much effect, you've got to have cultural changes." —Charles Murray


Much ink has been spilled over how the retreat of our nation's human and soul forming institutions is undermining American culture, human flourishing, and freedom. However, very little strategic action has been taken to stem the tide of our cultural decline—until now.

Thanks to the leadership and investments of philanthropists, the Culture of Freedom initiative has pioneered new approaches, such as the use of big data and micro-targeting to empower "frontline" organizations to drive healthy family and faith outcomes in their spheres of influence.


Bolstering Societal Norms


Core Assumptions




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Target Cities