Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) was founded in 1983 to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms.

HSLDA now has more than 84,000 members supported by approximately 90 staff members.

In 1994, HSLDA founded the Home School Foundation as a non-profit 501(c)(3), with the original focus being to help other homeschool groups.

The Home School Foundation has two funds that are used to support the tax-exempt work of HSLDA: the Homeschool Freedom Fund and the Members Helping Members Fund.

How does HSF support HSLDA?

HSF has 2 funds that support the tax-exempt work of HSLDA:

  • The Homeschool Freedom Fund supports HSLDA’s litigation work and education of the public.
  • The Members Helping Members Fund enables families hurting financially to join HSLDA through full and partial membership scholarships.
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