Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation

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Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation

The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation serves as a legacy for two brothers, Lynde and Harry Bradley, co-founders of the Allen-Bradley Company, a manufacturer of factory automation equipment. The Bradley Foundation is an established supporter of conservative causes. According to the foundation's website, “The Bradley brothers were committed to preserving and defending the tradition of free representative government and private enterprise that have enabled America and the entire Western world to realize that dignity.”

The Bradley Foundation has contributed millions of dollars to conservative think tanks and groups, including the Cato Institute, the Federalist Society, the Heritage Foundation, the Hoover Institution, and the International Republican Institute. 

The Bradley Foundation from 2001 to 2012 provided $6,540,000 in funding to the Islamophobia network. These funds went to the David Horowitz Freedom Center ($5,090,000), the Center for Security Policy ($1,020,000), and the Middle East Forum ($430,000).  


Source: Center for American Progress research is based on 990s filed with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.