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How your gift is making a difference and keeping the doors open for the Gospel

Thank you for defending freedom!

Your gift is helping transform law and culture by funding cases, training attorneys, and successfully advocating for religious freedom in court. You’re making a difference at every level – from defending freedom in your local court all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Since 1994, Ministry Friends like you have helped:

  • Win nearly 80% of all ADF cases.
  • Achieve 11 U.S. Supreme Court victories since 2011.
  • Play a significant role in 60 U.S. Supreme Court victories.
  • Advocate for thousands of legal matters affecting religious freedom, free speech, the sanctity of life, and marriage and family in the United States and around the world.

In a society where opponents of freedom are primed, well-funded, and working to strip away your most cherished liberties, your support gives religious freedom a fighting chance.


Your gift helps transform law and culture so true freedom can flourish

Each year, Alliance Defending Freedom receives thousands of legal requests.

Many of these calls come from people of faith who are threatened with punishment for living out their beliefs. They are small business owners, church members, and students—everyday people like you who simply want to honor God with their life and work.

These people desperately need help to defend their First Amendment freedoms. And because ADF doesn’t charge clients for the legal defense we provide, their fight isn’t possible without you.


Through God’s blessing and your support, we’re building an alliance for freedom

The opposition is massive. If freedom is going to be protected, we must prepare the next generation of Christian leaders to advocate for and defend your most cherished freedoms.

Through God’s blessing (John 15:5) and your generous gifts, Alliance Defending Freedom has built a strong alliance of Christian professionals through several world-class training programs. These programs are designed to equip new attorneys, law students, and college students with the training they need to thrive in their chosen fields while making a lasting impact for Christ.


Training Snapshot: The Blackstone Legal Fellowship

The Blackstone Legal Fellowship is a highly competitive training and career development program for Christian law students, preparing them to become future leaders and connecting them with like-minded peers and accomplished professionals.

Since 2000, Alliance Defending Freedom has trained more than 2,400 law students from more than 225 law schools in 21 different countries. Through Blackstone, these impressive young people see that there is a place for them in the halls of government, at the helm of corporations and prestigious law firms, and in positions of influence in their communities—places where they can make a real difference.


Blackstone graduates are in full-time legal nonprofit work advocating for your religious freedom.

Several hundred

work for federal, state, and local governments influencing legislation and policy.

A growing number

are becoming law professors and business leaders.

You came through for your brothers and sisters in Christ when they felt hope was lost

Almost every attorney, at some point in their career, encounters a case that moves them deeply. But what happens when the client can’t pay? The hard truth is that litigation costs money. And attorneys often can’t afford to invest the necessary time and expense to represent a client entirely pro bono.

Through your generous support, Alliance Defending Freedom has provided thousands of allies with critical funding for precedent-setting cases to ensure that the defense of religious freedom is well funded.

In recent years, for every $1 ADF Allied Attorneys were given in grants, they’ve donated an average of three times that in their own time and resources. That means every dollar you give toward Grants and Funding can have up to THREE TIMES the impact!

Since its launch in 1994, Alliance Defending Freedom has provided attorneys with more than $52 million through thousands of grant awards that have helped fund cases, amicus efforts, and advocacy-related projects across the United States and around the world.

Thank you

You are a part of the greater alliance for freedom!

You’re making a powerful impact in defending religious freedom. And you’ve joined an alliance of hundreds of thousands of supporters, as well as thousands of attorneys and organizations – all committed to standing together to defend freedom now and in the future.

Thank you for your commitment to defending freedom for our children, grandchildren, and the generations that will follow them. Your support is truly making a difference!

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